senate Bill S7790

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to providing for security hardware and software safety technology

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 05, 2018 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.547
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 23, 2018 referred to education


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S7790 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§753, 751 & 3602, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S7007
2021-2022: S2829

S7790 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing for security hardware and software safety technology; defines technology equipment; relates to providing aid for computer software purchases; and relates to providing building aid for security hardware and software safety technology.

S7790 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7790 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 23, 2018

Introduced  by  Sen.  CROCI  -- 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 providing for security
  hardware and software safety technology


  Section  1.  Paragraph c of subdivision 2 of section 753 of the educa-
tion law, as added by section 7-a of part B of chapter 57 of the laws of
2007, is amended to read as follows:
  c. "Technology equipment", for the purposes  of  this  article,  shall
mean  (1)  equipment  with  a useful life used in conjunction with or in
support of educational programs including  but  not  limited  to  video,
solar  energy, robotic, satellite, laser and such other equipment as the
commissioner shall approve OR, (2) SECURITY AND SAFETY HARDWARE TECHNOL-
OGY provided that expenses for the purchase or lease of  such  equipment
shall  not  be eligible for aid under any other provisions of this chap-
  § 2. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 751 of the education law,  subdi-
vision 1 as added by chapter 53 of the laws of 1984 and subdivision 2 as
amended  by section 3 of part A-1 of chapter 58 of the laws of 2011, are
amended to read as follows:
  1. In the several cities and school districts of the state, boards  of
education, trustees or such body or officers as perform the functions of
such boards, shall designate software programs to be used in conjunction
with  computers  of  the school district OR IN CONJUNCTION WITH SECURITY
  2. A software program, for the purposes of this article shall mean (a)
a computer program which a pupil is required to use as a learning aid in
a particular class in the school the pupil legally attends, or  (b)  for
expenses incurred after July first, two thousand nine, any content-based
instructional  materials  in  an electronic format that are aligned with
state standards which are accessed or  delivered  through  the  internet
based  on  a  subscription  model.  Such electronic format materials may
include a variety of media assets and learning tools,  including  video,

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


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