senate Bill S8000B

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing and directing the commissioner of education to conduct a study on the effects of trauma on child development and learning

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  • On Floor Calendar
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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 21, 2018 approval memo.18
signed chap.460
Dec 12, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2018 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.471
substituted for a10063b
Jun 18, 2018 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1867
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 11, 2018 print number 8000b
Jun 11, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to education
Mar 26, 2018 print number 8000a
Mar 26, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to education
Mar 19, 2018 referred to education

S8000 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10063
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L

S8000 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes and directs the commissioner of education to conduct a study on the effects of trauma on child development and learning and report the findings of such study and any recommendations to the governor and legislature.

S8000 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8000 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8000

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 19, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- 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 requiring training for
  teachers and administrators in the area of childhood trauma

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

  Section  1.  Section  3004 of the education law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 4-a to read as follows:
  4-A.  IN RECOGNIZING THE EFFECTS OF TRAUMA ON THE  CHILD  DEVELOPMENT,
THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE REGULATIONS REQUIRING THAT ALL PERSONS
APPLYING ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN FOR A TEACHING
CERTIFICATE OR LICENSE AS A SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER FOR  THE  PURPOSES
PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE  EIGHTY-NINE OF THIS CHAPTER SHALL, IN ADDITION TO
ALL THE OTHER CERTIFICATION OR LICENSING  REQUIREMENTS,  HAVE  COMPLETED
ENHANCED  COURSE WORK OR TRAINING IN THE AREA OF TRAUMA AS IT RELATES TO
CHILDREN AND ITS IMPACT ON CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING. IN  ADDITION,
SUCH  REGULATIONS  SHALL  REQUIRE THAT ENHANCED TRAINING IN THE NEEDS OF
CHILDREN WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED  TRAUMA  BE  PROVIDED  TO  EACH  CERTIFIED
SCHOOL  ADMINISTRATOR  OR SUPERVISOR ASSIGNED ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST,
TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN TO SERVE AS A  SCHOOL  ADMINISTRATOR  INCLUDING  A
SPECIAL  EDUCATION ADMINISTRATOR.  SUCH TRAINING SHALL BE PROVIDED PRIOR
TO, OR AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE FOLLOWING, ASSIGNMENT AS A SCHOOL ADMINIS-
TRATOR OR SPECIAL EDUCATION ADMINISTRATOR. INDIVIDUALS SERVING AS SCHOOL
ADMINISTRATORS OR SPECIAL EDUCATION ADMINISTRATORS AS OF JANUARY  FIRST,
TWO  THOUSAND  NINETEEN  SHALL  COMPLETE SUCH TRAINING BY SUCH DATE. THE
ENHANCED COURSE WORK OR TRAINING SHALL BE OBTAINED FROM  AN  INSTITUTION
OR  PROVIDER  WHICH  HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE SUCH
COURSE WORK OR TRAINING IN THE NEEDS OF THOSE WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED TRAU-
MA, PROVIDED THAT ENHANCED TRAINING FOR CERTIFIED SCHOOL  ADMINISTRATORS
OR  SUPERVISORS  THAT MEETS STANDARDS PRESCRIBED BY THE COMMISSIONER MAY
BE INCLUDED IN THE  PROFESSIONAL  DEVELOPMENT  PROVIDED  BY  THE  SCHOOL
DISTRICT  OR  BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TO SUCH ADMINIS-
TRATORS OR SUPERVISORS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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

Co-Sponsors

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S8000A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10063
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L

S8000A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes and directs the commissioner of education to conduct a study on the effects of trauma on child development and learning and report the findings of such study and any recommendations to the governor and legislature.

S8000A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8000A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8000--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 19, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Education  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring training for
  teachers,  administrators  and  supervisors  in  the area of childhood
  trauma

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

  Section  1.  Section  3004 of the education law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 4-a to read as follows:
  4-A.  IN RECOGNIZING THE EFFECTS OF TRAUMA ON THE  CHILD  DEVELOPMENT,
THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE REGULATIONS REQUIRING THAT ALL PERSONS
APPLYING ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN FOR A TEACHING
CERTIFICATE OR LICENSE AS A TEACHER FOR THE PURPOSES PURSUANT TO ARTICLE
EIGHTY-NINE OF THIS CHAPTER SHALL, IN ADDITION TO ALL THE OTHER  CERTIF-
ICATION  OR  LICENSING REQUIREMENTS, HAVE COMPLETED ENHANCED COURSE WORK
OR TRAINING IN THE AREA OF TRAUMA AS IT  RELATES  TO  CHILDREN  AND  ITS
IMPACT  ON CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING. IN ADDITION, SUCH REGULATIONS
SHALL REQUIRE THAT ENHANCED TRAINING IN THE NEEDS OF CHILDREN  WHO  HAVE
EXPERIENCED TRAUMA BE PROVIDED TO EACH CERTIFIED SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR OR
SUPERVISOR  ASSIGNED ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN TO
SERVE AS A SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR OR SUPERVISOR.  SUCH TRAINING  SHALL  BE
PROVIDED  PRIOR TO, OR AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE FOLLOWING, ASSIGNMENT AS A
SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR OR  SUPERVISOR.    INDIVIDUALS  SERVING  AS  SCHOOL
ADMINISTRATORS OR SUPERVISORS AS OF JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN
SHALL  COMPLETE  SUCH TRAINING BY SUCH DATE. THE ENHANCED COURSE WORK OR
TRAINING SHALL BE OBTAINED FROM AN INSTITUTION  OR  PROVIDER  WHICH  HAS
BEEN  APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE SUCH COURSE WORK OR TRAINING
IN THE NEEDS  OF  THOSE  WHO  HAVE  EXPERIENCED  TRAUMA,  PROVIDED  THAT
ENHANCED  TRAINING  FOR  CERTIFIED  SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS OR SUPERVISORS
THAT MEETS STANDARDS PRESCRIBED BY THE COMMISSIONER MAY BE  INCLUDED  IN
THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROVIDED BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OR BOARD OF
COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TO SUCH ADMINISTRATORS OR SUPERVISORS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Co-Sponsors

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S8000B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10063
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L

S8000B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes and directs the commissioner of education to conduct a study on the effects of trauma on child development and learning and report the findings of such study and any recommendations to the governor and legislature.

S8000B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8000B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8000--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 19, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. BAILEY, BENJAMIN, HAMILTON, HOYLMAN, PARKER, PERAL-
  TA, SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed  to  be
  committed  to the Committee on Education -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  education  law,  in  relation  to  authorizing  and
  directing  the  commissioner  of  education  to conduct a study on the
  effects of trauma on child development and learning

  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 59 to read as follows:
  59.  A. THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO CONDUCT A STUDY
ON THE EFFECTS OF TRAUMA ON CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING.  SUCH  STUDY
SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING:
  (I) THE TYPES OF TRAUMA EXPERIENCED BY STUDENTS;
  (II) THE IMPACTS OF TRAUMA ON CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING;
  (III) SCREENING AND ASSESSMENTS OF TRAUMA AVAILABLE IN SCHOOLS;
  (IV)  PROGRAMS, INTERVENTIONS, AND SERVICES RELATED TO TRAUMA THAT ARE
AVAILABLE IN SCHOOLS; AND
  (V) BEST PRACTICES FOR SCHOOL PERSONNEL IN THE AREA OF  TRAUMA  AS  IT
RELATES TO CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING.
  B.  WITHIN  ONE  YEAR  OF  THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE
COMMISSIONER SHALL DELIVER A REPORT OF THE FINDINGS OF  SUCH  STUDY  AND
RECOMMENDATIONS  BASED  ON  SUCH FINDINGS TO THE GOVERNOR, THE TEMPORARY
PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, THE MINORITY LEAD-
ER OF THE SENATE AND THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE  ASSEMBLY.  SUCH  REPORT
SHALL  ALSO INCLUDE SUCH LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS AS THE COMMISSIONER DEEMS
NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT HIS OR HER RECOMMENDATIONS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13733-06-8

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