senate Bill S5355A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to universal pre-K school bus transportation

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 24, 2018 print number 5355a
Jan 24, 2018 amend and recommit to education
Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
Mar 22, 2017 referred to education

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S5355 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1762
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3635, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8482
2015-2016: A1103
2019-2020: S4409, A5467
2021-2022: S1971, A2660

S5355 - Summary

Relates to universal pre-K school bus transportation.

S5355 - Sponsor Memo

S5355 - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5355

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 22, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to universal pre-kinder-
  garten school bus transportation

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Paragraph g of subdivision 1 of section 3635 of the educa-
tion law, as added by chapter 244 of the laws of  2012,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  g.  Notwithstanding  any  other  provision of law to the contrary, the
trustees or board of education  of  any  school  district  may,  in  its
discretion,  provide  transportation  for students attending a universal
pre-kindergarten program in addition to transportation  funded  by  such
program  or transportation for students attending another district spon-
sored or district-run pre-kindergarten program,  within  mileage  limits
established  by  the  school  district;  if provided such transportation
shall be offered equally to all children in like circumstances  residing
in  the  district.  The cost of providing such transportation shall be a
charge upon the district [and]; PROVIDED THAT for purposes  of  subdivi-
sion  seven of section thirty-six hundred two of this [chapter] ARTICLE,
such pupils shall be considered [non] allowable pupils and the costs  of
their transportation shall [not] be aidable.
  §  2.  This  act  shall take effect immediately and shall apply to the
2018--2019 school year and all school years commencing thereafter.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10770-01-7

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S5355A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1762
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3635, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8482
2015-2016: A1103
2019-2020: S4409, A5467
2021-2022: S1971, A2660

S5355A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to universal pre-K school bus transportation.

S5355A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5355A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 5355--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 22, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MARCHIONE, AMEDORE, BONACIC, GALLIVAN, RANZENHOFER,
  RITCHIE, SEWARD, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when
  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Education -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Education in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to universal pre-kinder-
  garten school bus transportation

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Paragraph g of subdivision 1 of section 3635 of the educa-
tion law, as added by chapter 244 of the laws of  2012,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  g.  Notwithstanding  any  other  provision of law to the contrary, the
trustees or board of education  of  any  school  district  may,  in  its
discretion,  provide  transportation  for students attending a universal
pre-kindergarten program in addition to transportation  funded  by  such
program  or transportation for students attending another district spon-
sored or district-run pre-kindergarten program,  within  mileage  limits
established  by  the  school  district;  if provided such transportation
shall be offered equally to all children in like circumstances  residing
in  the  district.  The cost of providing such transportation shall be a
charge upon the district [and]; PROVIDED THAT for purposes  of  subdivi-
sion  seven of section thirty-six hundred two of this [chapter] ARTICLE,
such pupils shall be considered [non] allowable pupils and the costs  of
their transportation shall [not] be aidable.
  §  2.  This  act  shall take effect immediately and shall apply to the
2019--2020 school year and all school years commencing thereafter.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10770-02-8

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