assembly Bill A8262

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of education to issue a guidance memorandum to school districts and BOCES to inform them of the unique educational needs of students with dyslexia, dyscalculia and dysgraphia

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 21, 2017 signed chap.216
Aug 09, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1971
substituted for s6581
Jun 13, 2017 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 12, 2017 ordered to third reading rules cal.195
rules report cal.195
reported
Jun 06, 2017 reported referred to rules
Jun 02, 2017 referred to education

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A8262 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6581
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง305, Ed L

A8262 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of education to issue a guidance memorandum in cooperation with stakeholders and other interested parties, to every school district and board of cooperative educational services to inform them of the unique educational needs of students with dyslexia, dyscalculia and dysgraphia.

A8262 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8262

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 2, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. SIMON, NOLAN -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to directing the  commis-
  sioner  of  education  to  issue a guidance memorandum to every school
  district and board of cooperative educational services to inform  them
  of the unique educational needs of students with dyslexia, dyscalculia
  and dysgraphia

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

  Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 56 to read as follows:
  56. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ISSUE A GUIDANCE MEMORANDUM IN  COOPERATION
WITH STAKEHOLDERS AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES, TO EVERY SCHOOL DISTRICT
AND  BOARD  OF  COOPERATIVE  EDUCATIONAL  SERVICES TO INFORM THEM OF THE
UNIQUE EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF  STUDENTS  WITH  DYSLEXIA,  DYSCALCULIA  AND
DYSGRAPHIA AND TO CLARIFY THAT SCHOOL DISTRICTS MAY REFERENCE OR USE THE
TERMS  DYSLEXIA, DYSCALCULIA, AND DYSGRAPHIA IN EVALUATIONS, ELIGIBILITY
DETERMINATIONS, OR IN DEVELOPING  AN  INDIVIDUALIZED  EDUCATION  PROGRAM
(IEP)  UNDER  THE  INDIVIDUALS  WITH  DISABILITIES  EDUCATION ACT (IDEA)
PURSUANT TO PART 300 OF TITLE 34 OF THE CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS,  AS
SUCH REGULATIONS MAY, FROM TIME TO TIME, BE AMENDED.
  S  2.  This  act  shall take effect immediately; provided, however the
guidance memorandum required pursuant to section one of this  act  shall
be issued no later than one year after this act shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
A                                                          LBD13038-03-7

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