senate Bill S7706

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to creating a city-wide council for district seventy-five

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Feb 09, 2018 referred to education

S7706 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6734
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2590-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S5042
2021-2022: S5645

S7706 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to creating a city-wide council for district seventy-five to advise and comment on educational or instructional policies involving district seventy-five services.

S7706 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7706 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7706

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 9, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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 creating  a  city-wide
  council for district seventy-five

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

  Section 1. Section 2590-b of the education law is amended by adding  a
new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8.  (A)  THERE  SHALL BE A CITY-WIDE COUNCIL FOR DISTRICT SEVENTY-FIVE
CREATED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. THE  CITY-WIDE  COUNCIL  FOR  DISTRICT
SEVENTY-FIVE  SHALL  CONSIST OF ELEVEN VOTING MEMBERS AND ONE NON-VOTING
MEMBER, AS FOLLOWS:
  (I) NINE VOTING MEMBERS WHO SHALL BE  PARENTS  OF  STUDENTS  RECEIVING
CITY-WIDE  SPECIAL  EDUCATION  SERVICES  IN  DISTRICT SEVENTY-FIVE TO BE
SELECTED BY PARENTS OF STUDENTS WHO RECEIVE SUCH SERVICES PURSUANT TO  A
REPRESENTATIVE  PROCESS  DEVELOPED BY THE CHANCELLOR. SUCH MEMBERS SHALL
SERVE A TWO YEAR TERM;
  (II) TWO VOTING MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE PUBLIC ADVOCATE OF  THE  CITY
OF  NEW  YORK,  WHO  SHALL  BE INDIVIDUALS WITH EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE AND
KNOWLEDGE IN THE AREAS OF EDUCATING, TRAINING OR  EMPLOYING  INDIVIDUALS
WITH HANDICAPPING CONDITIONS AND WILL MAKE A SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION TO
IMPROVING  SPECIAL  EDUCATION  IN  THE CITY DISTRICT. SUCH MEMBERS SHALL
SERVE A TWO YEAR TERM; AND
  (III) ONE NON-VOTING  MEMBER  WHO  IS  A  HIGH  SCHOOL  SENIOR  WITHIN
DISTRICT  SEVENTY-FIVE  APPOINTED BY THE ADMINISTRATOR DESIGNATED BY THE
CHANCELLOR TO SUPERVISE SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS.  SUCH  MEMBER  SHALL
SERVE A ONE YEAR TERM.
  (B)  THE  CITY-WIDE  COUNCIL  FOR DISTRICT SEVENTY-FIVE SHALL HAVE THE
POWER TO:
  (I) ADVISE AND COMMENT ON  ANY  EDUCATIONAL  OR  INSTRUCTIONAL  POLICY
INVOLVING THE PROVISION OF DISTRICT SEVENTY-FIVE SERVICES;
  (II)  ISSUE AN ANNUAL REPORT ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE CITY DISTRICT
IN PROVIDING SERVICES  TO  DISTRICT  SEVENTY-FIVE  STUDENTS  AND  MAKING

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

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