senate Bill S7832

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to security upgrades recommended by school safety improvement teams

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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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.553
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 01, 2018 referred to education

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S7832 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง2801-b, 3602 & 3602-c, Ed L

S7832 - Summary

Relates to action on security upgrades recommended by school safety improvement teams and to financing of such recommended upgrades.

S7832 - Sponsor Memo

S7832 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7832

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 1, 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  security  upgrades
  recommended by school safety improvement teams

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

  Section 1. Section 2801-b of the education law, as amended by  section
3-a  of  part A of chapter 57 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as
follows:
  S 2801-b. New York state school safety  improvement  teams.    1.  The
governor shall establish New York state school safety improvement teams,
which  may  be composed of representatives from the division of homeland
security and emergency services, the division of state police, the divi-
sion of criminal justice services, THE OFFICE OF  GENERAL  SERVICES  and
the  department.  Such  New  York  State School Safety Improvement Teams
shall review and assess school safety plans submitted,  on  a  voluntary
basis, by school districts [having a population of less than one hundred
twenty-five  thousand  inhabitants],  boards  of cooperative educational
services, nonpublic schools, and county vocational education and  exten-
sion  boards, and may make recommendations to improve such school safety
plans.
  2. ANY REQUEST FOR A SECURITY REVIEW AND ASSESSMENT UNDER THIS SECTION
SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DIVISION OF HOMELAND SECU-
RITY AND EMERGENCY SERVICES, AND SHALL BE RESPONDED TO BY A SCHOOL SAFE-
TY IMPROVEMENT TEAM WITHIN ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS OF THE SUBMISSION  OF
SUCH  REQUEST.  AT  THE REQUEST OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT, BOARD OF COOPER-
ATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, NONPUBLIC SCHOOL, OR COUNTY  VOCATIONAL  AND
EDUCATIONAL BOARD, THE SCHOOL SAFETY IMPROVEMENT TEAM SHALL, IN ADDITION
TO  A  REVIEW  OF  SUCH  ENTITY'S SCHOOL SAFETY PLAN, PERFORM AN ON-SITE
EXAMINATION OF SUCH ENTITY'S FACILITIES, AND UPON SUCH EXAMINATION SHALL
INCLUDE IN ITS RECOMMENDATIONS HOW THE ENTITY MAY IMPROVE  THE  PHYSICAL
SECURITY OF SUCH FACILITY EXAMINED.
  3.  ANY  SCHOOL  DISTRICT,  BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES,
NONPUBLIC SCHOOL, OR  COUNTY  VOCATIONAL  AND  EDUCATIONAL  BOARD,  THAT

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

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