|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|Feb 09, 2018||referred to education|
senate Bill S7706
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
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S7706 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7706 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7706 SPONSOR: PARKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to creating a city-wide council for district seventy-five PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill creates a city-wide council for district seventy-five by amending New York State Education Law 2590(b). The city-wide council for district seventy-five would follow the same rules and regulations as all other community and city-wide education councils so it may continue to provide special education and other educational services to families across New York City. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 2590-b of the education law by creating a new subdivision to establish a city-wide council for district seventy-five, which will consist of eleven voting members and one non-voting member. All voting members shall serve a two year term, while the non-voting
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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