assembly Bill A11021

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires certain public and nonpublic schools to provide transportation or reimburse costs incurred for such transportation for certain students

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Sep 16, 2020 referred to education

A11021 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3859
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3627, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A11204, S9017

A11021 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires certain public and nonpublic schools to provide transportation or reimburse costs incurred for such transportation for certain students residing in an area containing at least three hundred students within a one-mile radius.

A11021 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   11021
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                            September 16, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Cusick) --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law,  in  relation  to  requiring  certain
   public  and  nonpublic schools to provide transportation or reimburse-
   ment for transportation for  certain  students  residing  in  an  area
   containing at least three hundred students within a one-mile radius

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision  1  of  section  3627  of  the
 education  law,  as  amended by section 7 of part A of chapter 56 of the
 laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows:
   (b) reimbursing the cost incurred by licensed transportation  carriers
 pursuant  to contracts with such school district for providing transpor-
 tation for those children attending  public  and  nonpublic  schools  in
 grades  kindergarten through six who remain at the same school for which
 they are enrolled for regularly scheduled academic  classes  from  half-
 past  nine  o'clock  in the morning or earlier until four o'clock in the
 afternoon or later, on weekdays, and reside at least one mile from their
 school of attendance for grades three through six, and at least one-half
 mile from their school of attendance for grades kindergarten through two
 AND
   (C) NOTWITHSTANDING SECTION THIRTY-SIX  HUNDRED  THIRTY-FIVE  OF  THIS
 ARTICLE OR ANY OTHER LAW, RULE, OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, PROVIDING
 TRANSPORTATION  OF UP TO FIFTEEN MILES OR REIMBURSING THE COSTS INCURRED
 BY LICENSED TRANSPORTATION  CARRIERS  PURSUANT  TO  CONTRACTS  WITH  THE
 SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR PROVIDING SUCH TRANSPORTATION, REGARDLESS OF BOROUGH
 OR  COUNTY  LINES,  FOR  THOSE  CHILDREN  ATTENDING PUBLIC AND NONPUBLIC
 SCHOOLS IN GRADES KINDERGARTEN THROUGH SIX WHO REMAIN AT THE SAME SCHOOL
 FOR WHICH THEY ARE ENROLLED FOR  REGULARLY  SCHEDULED  ACADEMIC  CLASSES
 FROM HALF-PAST NINE O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING OR EARLIER UNTIL FOUR O'CLOCK
 IN THE AFTERNOON OR LATER, ON WEEKDAYS, AND RESIDE IN AN AREA CONTAINING
 AT  LEAST  THREE  HUNDRED  STUDENTS  WITHIN A ONE-MILE RADIUS; PROVIDED,
 HOWEVER, THAT THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL ONLY APPLY TO  STUDENTS  WHO,  DURING
 THE  TWO  THOUSAND  FIFTEEN-TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN SCHOOL YEAR, RESIDED IN
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets