senate Bill S4008C

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to student governments in secondary schools

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2020 committed to rules
Jan 21, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 15, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 14, 2020 1st report cal.151
Jan 08, 2020 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 18, 2019 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 12, 2019 amended on third reading (t) 4008c
May 06, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2019 1st report cal.497
Feb 28, 2019 print number 4008b
Feb 28, 2019 amend and recommit to education
Feb 26, 2019 print number 4008a
Feb 26, 2019 amend and recommit to education
Feb 25, 2019 referred to education

Votes

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Jan 14, 2020 - Education committee Vote

S4008C
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Education Committee Vote: Jan 14, 2020

aye wr (1)

Apr 30, 2019 - Education committee Vote

S4008B
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4008 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8701
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §817, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S546

S4008 - Summary

Relates to student governments in secondary schools.

S4008 - Sponsor Memo

S4008 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4008
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 25, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- 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 encouraging  secondary
   schools to have student governments if feasible
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 9 of section  2503  of  the  education  law  is
 amended by adding a new paragraph c to read as follows:
   C.  STUDENT  ORGANIZATIONS  SHALL  INCLUDE  STUDENT GOVERNMENTS IN ALL
 SECONDARY SCHOOLS CONSISTING OF PEER ELECTED STUDENTS AS LONG AS  IT  IS
 FEASIBLE.   EACH SECONDARY SCHOOL SHALL HAVE A STUDENT GOVERNMENT UNLESS
 THE BOARD OF EDUCATION FINDS BY  DULY  NOTICED  RESOLUTION  THAT  IT  IS
 INFEASIBLE  TO HAVE A STUDENT GOVERNMENT FOR THE FOLLOWING YEAR AND SUCH
 RESOLUTION CANNOT COVER MORE THAN ONE SCHOOL YEAR.
   § 2. Subdivision 15 of section 2554 of the education law is amended by
 adding a new paragraph f to read as follows:
   F. STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS SHALL  INCLUDE  STUDENT  GOVERNMENTS  IN  ALL
 SECONDARY  SCHOOLS  CONSISTING OF PEER ELECTED STUDENTS AS LONG AS IT IS
 FEASIBLE.  EACH SECONDARY SCHOOL SHALL HAVE A STUDENT GOVERNMENT  UNLESS
 THE  BOARD  OF  EDUCATION  FINDS  BY  DULY NOTICED RESOLUTION THAT IT IS
 INFEASIBLE TO HAVE A STUDENT GOVERNMENT FOR THE FOLLOWING YEAR AND  SUCH
 RESOLUTION CANNOT COVER MORE THAN ONE SCHOOL YEAR.
   §  3.  This  act  shall  take  effect  on  the first of September next
 succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09251-03-9


S4008A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8701
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §817, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S546

S4008A - Summary

Relates to student governments in secondary schools.

S4008A - Sponsor Memo

S4008A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4008--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 25, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- 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 encouraging schools
   serving grades nine through twelve  to  have  student  governments  if
   feasible
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 9 of section  2503  of  the  education  law  is
 amended by adding a new paragraph c to read as follows:
   C.  STUDENT  ORGANIZATIONS  SHALL  INCLUDE  STUDENT GOVERNMENTS IN ALL
 SCHOOLS SERVING GRADES NINE THROUGH TWELVE CONSISTING  OF  PEER  ELECTED
 STUDENTS  AS  LONG  AS IT IS FEASIBLE.   EACH SCHOOL SERVING GRADES NINE
 THROUGH TWELVE SHALL HAVE A  STUDENT  GOVERNMENT  UNLESS  THE  BOARD  OF
 EDUCATION FINDS BY DULY NOTICED RESOLUTION THAT IT IS INFEASIBLE TO HAVE
 A  STUDENT  GOVERNMENT FOR THE FOLLOWING YEAR AND SUCH RESOLUTION CANNOT
 COVER MORE THAN ONE SCHOOL YEAR.
   § 2. Subdivision 15 of section 2554 of the education law is amended by
 adding a new paragraph c-1 to read as follows:
   C-1. STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS SHALL INCLUDE STUDENT  GOVERNMENTS  IN  ALL
 SCHOOLS  SERVING  GRADES  NINE THROUGH TWELVE CONSISTING OF PEER ELECTED
 STUDENTS AS LONG AS IT IS FEASIBLE.   EACH SCHOOL  SERVING  GRADES  NINE
 THROUGH  TWELVE  SHALL  HAVE  A  STUDENT  GOVERNMENT UNLESS THE BOARD OF
 EDUCATION FINDS BY DULY NOTICED RESOLUTION THAT IT IS INFEASIBLE TO HAVE
 A STUDENT GOVERNMENT FOR THE FOLLOWING YEAR AND SUCH  RESOLUTION  CANNOT
 COVER MORE THAN ONE SCHOOL YEAR.
   §  3.  This  act  shall  take  effect  on  the first of September next
 succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09251-04-9

Co-Sponsors

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S4008B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8701
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §817, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S546

S4008B - Summary

Relates to student governments in secondary schools.

S4008B - Sponsor Memo

S4008B - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4008--B
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 25, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- 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  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation  to  encouraging  schools
   serving  grades  nine  through  twelve  to have student governments if
   feasible
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  9  of  section  2503 of the education law is
 amended by adding a new paragraph c to read as follows:
   C. STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS SHALL  INCLUDE  STUDENT  GOVERNMENTS  IN  ALL
 SCHOOLS  SERVING  GRADES  NINE THROUGH TWELVE CONSISTING OF PEER ELECTED
 STUDENTS AS LONG AS IT IS FEASIBLE.   EACH SCHOOL  SERVING  GRADES  NINE
 THROUGH  TWELVE  SHALL  HAVE  A  STUDENT  GOVERNMENT UNLESS THE BOARD OF
 EDUCATION FINDS BY DULY NOTICED RESOLUTION THAT IT IS INFEASIBLE TO HAVE
 A STUDENT GOVERNMENT FOR THE FOLLOWING YEAR AND SUCH  RESOLUTION  CANNOT
 COVER MORE THAN ONE SCHOOL YEAR.
   § 2. Subdivision 15 of section 2554 of the education law is amended by
 adding a new paragraph c-1 to read as follows:
   C-1.  STUDENT  ORGANIZATIONS  SHALL INCLUDE STUDENT GOVERNMENTS IN ALL
 SCHOOLS SERVING GRADES NINE THROUGH TWELVE CONSISTING  OF  PEER  ELECTED
 STUDENTS  AS  LONG  AS IT IS FEASIBLE.   EACH SCHOOL SERVING GRADES NINE
 THROUGH TWELVE SHALL HAVE A  STUDENT  GOVERNMENT  UNLESS  THE  BOARD  OF
 EDUCATION FINDS BY DULY NOTICED RESOLUTION THAT IT IS INFEASIBLE TO HAVE
 A  STUDENT  GOVERNMENT FOR THE FOLLOWING YEAR AND SUCH RESOLUTION CANNOT
 COVER MORE THAN ONE SCHOOL YEAR.
   § 3. Section 1709 of the education law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
 subdivision 43 to read as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09251-05-9

Co-Sponsors

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S4008C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8701
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §817, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S546

S4008C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to student governments in secondary schools.

S4008C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4008C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4008--C
     Cal. No. 497
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 25, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. MAYER, COMRIE, FUNKE, GOUNARDES, HOYLMAN, LIU, MAY,
   MONTGOMERY, PERSAUD, RAMOS, SALAZAR, SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Educa-
   tion  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee  discharged,
   bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
   committee -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to  first
   and  second  report,  ordered  to a third reading, amended and ordered
   reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to student governments
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 817 to
 read as follows:
   § 817. STUDENT GOVERNMENT. THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OR TRUSTEES OF EVERY
 SCHOOL  DISTRICT  SERVING  HIGH  SCHOOL  STUDENTS IN GRADES NINE THROUGH
 TWELVE WITH NO DISTRICTWIDE OR SCHOOL  BUILDING  PEER  SELECTED  STUDENT
 GOVERNMENT  SHALL ESTABLISH AT LEAST ONE STUDENT GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION
 WITHIN SUCH DISTRICT OR SCHOOL BUILDING WITH THE GOAL  OF  ENSURING  ALL
 ELIGIBLE  STUDENTS  HAVE  THE OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN SUCH STUDENT
 GOVERNMENT.
   § 2. This act shall  take  effect  on  the  first  of  September  next
 succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
 S                                                          LBD09251-09-9


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