senate Bill S1694A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes that all school districts are approved evaluators of preschool students suspected of having a disability

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 29, 2017 signed chap.429
Nov 17, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 08, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.82
substituted for a982a
Jun 05, 2017 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 01, 2017 amended on third reading 1694a
Mar 13, 2017 advanced to third reading
Mar 08, 2017 2nd report cal.
Mar 07, 2017 1st report cal.365
Jan 10, 2017 referred to education

S1694 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A982
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4410, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5360, A7730
2015-2016: S2142, S6505, A10482

S1694 - Summary

Establishes that all school districts are approved evaluators of preschool students suspected of having a disability.

S1694 - Sponsor Memo

S1694 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1694

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- 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 establishing that  all
  school   districts  are  approved  evaluators  of  preschool  students
  suspected of having a disability

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

  Section  1.  Paragraphs (a) and (c) of subdivision 9-a of section 4410
of the education law, paragraph (a) as amended by  chapter  581  of  the
laws  of  2011  and  paragraph (c) as added by chapter 82 of the laws of
1995, are amended to read as follows:
  (a) A [school district or a] group of  appropriately  licensed  and/or
certified  professionals  associated with a public or private agency may
apply to the commissioner  for  approval  as  an  evaluator  on  a  form
prescribed  by  the  commissioner. The commissioner shall approve evalu-
ators pursuant to this subdivision consistent with the approval  process
for  the  multi-disciplinary  evaluation  component of programs approved
pursuant to subdivision nine of this section consistent with regulations
adopted pursuant to such subdivision. ALL SCHOOL  DISTRICTS  ARE  DEEMED
APPROVED EVALUATORS OF PRESCHOOL STUDENTS SUSPECTED OF HAVING A DISABIL-
ITY WITHOUT THE NEED TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO THE COMMISSIONER.
  Such  application  shall include, but not be limited to, a description
of the multi-disciplinary evaluation services proposed  to  be  provided
and a demonstration that all agency employees and staff who provide such
evaluation  services  shall  have  appropriate  licensure and/or certif-
ication and that  the  individual  who  shall  have  direct  supervision
responsibilities  over  such  staff  shall  have an appropriate level of
experience in providing evaluation or services to preschool  or  kinder-
garten-aged  children  with disabilities. To be eligible for approval as
an evaluator under this subdivision on and after July first,  two  thou-
sand  eleven,  a  group  of  appropriately licensed or certified profes-

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

S1694A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A982
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4410, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5360, A7730
2015-2016: S2142, S6505, A10482

S1694A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes that all school districts are approved evaluators of preschool students suspected of having a disability.

S1694A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1694A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1694--A
    Cal. No. 365

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second  report,
  ordered  to  a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing that  all
  school   districts  are  approved  evaluators  of  preschool  students
  suspected of having a disability

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

  Section  1.  Paragraphs (a) and (c) of subdivision 9-a of section 4410
of the education law, paragraph (a) as amended by  chapter  581  of  the
laws  of  2011  and  paragraph (c) as added by chapter 82 of the laws of
1995, are amended to read as follows:
  (a) A [school district or a] group of  appropriately  licensed  and/or
certified  professionals  associated with a public or private agency may
apply to the commissioner  for  approval  as  an  evaluator  on  a  form
prescribed  by  the  commissioner. The commissioner shall approve evalu-
ators pursuant to this subdivision consistent with the approval  process
for  the  multi-disciplinary  evaluation  component of programs approved
pursuant to subdivision nine of this section consistent with regulations
adopted pursuant to such subdivision. ALL SCHOOL  DISTRICTS  ARE  DEEMED
APPROVED EVALUATORS OF PRESCHOOL STUDENTS SUSPECTED OF HAVING A DISABIL-
ITY  WITHOUT  THE  NEED  TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO THE COMMISSIONER IF
STAFF WHO PROVIDE SUCH EVALUATION SERVICES SHALL HAVE APPROPRIATE LICEN-
SURE AND/OR CERTIFICATION.
  Such application shall include, but not be limited to,  a  description
of  the  multi-disciplinary  evaluation services proposed to be provided
and a demonstration that all agency employees and staff who provide such
evaluation services shall  have  appropriate  licensure  and/or  certif-
ication  and  that  the  individual  who  shall  have direct supervision

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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