assembly Bill A1981A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to school climate and codes of conduct on school property and disciplinary action following violation of such codes of conduct; and makes conforming amendments

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Jun 05, 2019 reported referred to codes
May 31, 2019 print number 1981a
May 31, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to education
Jan 18, 2019 referred to education

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A1981 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2801 & 3214, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8396
2017-2018: A3873

A1981 - Summary

Relates to school climate and codes of conduct on school property and disciplinary action following violation of such codes of conduct; and makes conforming amendments.

A1981 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1981

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 18, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. NOLAN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation  to  school  climate  and
  codes  of conduct on school property and disciplinary action following
  violation of such codes of conduct; and to amend the education law, in
  relation to making conforming amendments

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

  Section  1. Section 2801 of the education law, as added by chapter 181
of the laws of 2000, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 402 of the laws
of 2005, the opening paragraph, paragraph a and paragraph c of  subdivi-
sion 2 and paragraph a of subdivision 5 as amended by chapter 380 of the
laws  of 2001, paragraphs l and m as amended and paragraph n of subdivi-
sion 2 as added by chapter 482 of the laws of 2010, and subdivision 3 as
amended by chapter 123 of the laws  of  2003,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  §  2801. [Codes] SCHOOL CLIMATE AND CODES of conduct on school proper-
ty. 1.  A. THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OR BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF  EVERY  SCHOOL
DISTRICT  OR  THE  CHANCELLOR OF THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE CASE OF
THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK,  AND  EVERY  BOARD  OF
COOPERATIVE  EDUCATIONAL  SERVICES  AND CHARTER SCHOOL SHALL PROMOTE AND
SUSTAIN A SAFE, INCLUSIVE, CIVIL, AND RESPECTFUL SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT  FOR
SCHOOL  PERSONNEL,  STUDENTS,  AND  VISITORS  ON  SCHOOL PROPERTY AND AT
SCHOOL FUNCTIONS THROUGH PREVENTION, INTERVENTION, AND  DISCIPLINE  THAT
SUPPORTS  EDUCATION  AND  LEARNING; PROMOTES POSITIVE BEHAVIORS; REDUCES
THE DISPARATE IMPACT OF DISCIPLINE; HOLDS STUDENTS ACCOUNTABLE FOR THEIR
BEHAVIOR; AND KEEPS STUDENTS IN SCHOOL AND CLASS.
  B. (1) EVERY SCHOOL SHALL ESTABLISH PREVENTION PROGRAMS  AND  SERVICES
THAT  MAY  INCLUDE SCHOOL-BASED INITIATIVES AND INDIVIDUAL INTERVENTIONS
THAT PROMOTE A SAFE AND SECURE ENVIRONMENT FOR  ALL  PERSONS  ON  SCHOOL
PROPERTY  OR  AT SCHOOL FUNCTIONS, AND RESTORATIVE PRACTICES DESIGNED TO

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

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A1981A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2801 & 3214, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8396
2017-2018: A3873

A1981A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to school climate and codes of conduct on school property and disciplinary action following violation of such codes of conduct; and makes conforming amendments.

A1981A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1981--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 18, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. NOLAN, DICKENS, O'DONNELL, PERRY, HYNDMAN, JEAN-
  PIERRE,  PRETLOW,  WRIGHT,  CAHILL,  ORTIZ,  GANTT,   TITUS,   SAYEGH,
  DE LA ROSA,  SIMOTAS,  WALKER, JAFFEE, RODRIGUEZ, BICHOTTE, FERNANDEZ,
  AUBRY, EPSTEIN, REYES, TAYLOR,  PHEFFER AMATO,  JOYNER,  GLICK,  CRUZ,
  SIMON,  BRONSON, RIVERA, NIOU, CRESPO, WALLACE, ARROYO, MOSLEY, BLAKE,
  GOTTFRIED, RAMOS, COOK, McDONALD, LIFTON,  WILLIAMS,  GRIFFIN,  GALEF,
  STIRPE,  RYAN,  QUART, FRONTUS, ROMEO, BARRON, L. ROSENTHAL, SANTABAR-
  BARA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BUCHWALD, DenDEKKER,  WEINSTEIN
  --  read  once and referred 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  school  codes  of
  conduct  and disciplinary action following violations of such codes of
  conduct and making conforming amendments

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

  Section  1. Section 2801 of the education law, as added by chapter 181
of the laws of 2000, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 402 of the laws
of 2005, the opening paragraph, paragraph a and paragraph c of  subdivi-
sion 2 and paragraph a of subdivision 5 as amended by chapter 380 of the
laws  of 2001, paragraphs l and m as amended and paragraph n of subdivi-
sion 2 as added by chapter 482 of the laws of 2010, and subdivision 3 as
amended by chapter 123 of the laws  of  2003,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  §  2801.  Codes of conduct on school property. 1. For purposes of this
section, school property means in or  within  any  building,  structure,
athletic playing field, playground, parking lot or land contained within
the  real  property  boundary  line  of a public elementary or secondary
school, INCLUDING CHARTER SCHOOLS; or in or on a school bus, as  defined
in  section  one  hundred  forty-two  of the vehicle and traffic law; OR
ELECTRONIC FILES AND DATABASES; and  a  school  function  shall  mean  a

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

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