senate Bill S8781

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to providing transportation for children with a handicapping condition

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.2066
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 16, 2018 referred to education


S8781 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4402, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4168, A1686

S8781 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing transportation for children with handicapping conditions; removes the requirement that a child attends the school the district is providing transportation to for the purpose of receiving services or programs similar to special educational programs recommended for such child by the local committee on special education.

S8781 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8781 (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

                              May 16, 2018

Introduced  by Sen. PHILLIPS -- 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  transporta-
  tion for children with handicapping conditions


  Section 1. Paragraph d of subdivision 4 of section 4402 of the  educa-
tion  law,  as amended by chapter 646 of the laws of 1992, is amended to
read as follows:
  d. Notwithstanding any  other  provision  of  law,  such  board  shall
provide  suitable  transportation up to a distance of fifty miles to and
from a nonpublic school which a  child  with  a  handicapping  condition
attends  if  such child has been so identified by the local committee on
special education [and such child attends such school for the purpose of
receiving services or programs similar to special  educational  programs
recommended for such child by the local committee on special education].
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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