senate Bill S1365

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to transportation of certain children to before-and/or-after-school child care

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to education
Jan 14, 2019 referred to education

S1365 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3635, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4798
2017-2018: S1139

S1365 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to transportation of certain children to before-and/or-after-school child care.

S1365 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1365 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1365

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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 transportation

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

  Section  1. Paragraph e of subdivision 1 of section 3635 of the educa-
tion law, as amended by chapter 665 of the laws of 1990, is  amended  to
read as follows:
  e.  In  lieu  of the transportation provided pursuant to the foregoing
provisions of this  subdivision,  a  board  of  education  may,  at  its
discretion, provide transportation to any child attending grades kinder-
garten  through  eight between the school such child legally attends and
before-and/or-after-school child care locations.  For  the  purposes  of
this subdivision, a before-and/or-after-school child care location shall
mean  a  place,  other  than  the child's home, where care for less than
twenty-four hours a day is provided on a regular basis [for a child  who
attends  school within the school district], provided that such place is
situated within the school district. This definition  includes,  but  is
not  limited  to,  a  variety  of  child  care services such as day care
centers, family day care homes and in-home care by  non-relatives.  Such
transportation  may be provided for children attending grades kindergar-
ten through eight where the distance between  the  school  they  legally
attend  and before-and/or-after-school child care locations is more than
two miles, and may be provided for up to a distance  of  fifteen  miles,
the  distance in each case being measured by the nearest available route
from before-and/or-after-school child care locations to the school  they
legally  attend,  except  that transportation for a lesser distance than
two miles or a greater distance than fifteen miles may  be  provided  if
transportation  for  such distances is provided to students between home
and school. Where a child receives transportation from  a  before-school
child  care location to the school he or she legally attends, such child

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

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