senate Bill S4409

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to universal pre-K school bus transportation

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to education
Mar 11, 2019 referred to education

S4409 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3635, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8482
2015-2016: A1103
2017-2018: S5355, A1762
2021-2022: S1971, A2660

S4409 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to universal pre-K school bus transportation.

S4409 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4409 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2019

Introduced  by  Sen. JACKSON -- 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 universal  pre-kinder-
  garten school bus transportation


  Section 1. Paragraph g of subdivision 1 of section 3635 of the  educa-
tion  law,  as  added  by chapter 244 of the laws of 2012, is amended to
read as follows:
  g. Notwithstanding any other provision of law  to  the  contrary,  the
trustees  or  board  of  education  of  any  school district may, in its
discretion, provide transportation for students  attending  a  universal
pre-kindergarten  program  in  addition to transportation funded by such
program or transportation for students attending another district  spon-
sored  or  district-run  pre-kindergarten program, within mileage limits
established by the school  district;  if  provided  such  transportation
shall  be offered equally to all children in like circumstances residing
in the district. The cost of providing such transportation  shall  be  a
charge  upon  the district [and]; PROVIDED THAT for purposes of subdivi-
sion seven of section thirty-six hundred two of this [chapter]  ARTICLE,
such  pupils shall be considered [non] allowable pupils and the costs of
their transportation shall [not] be aidable.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and  shall  apply  to  the
2021--2022 school year and all school years commencing thereafter.

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


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