|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to education|
|Jan 14, 2019||referred to education|
senate Bill S1365
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1365 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1365 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1365 SPONSOR: GALLIVAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to transportation PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to allow a board of education to provide transportation to any child, between kindergarten and eighth grade, from the school to the child's before-and/or after-school child care location, regardless of whether the child attends school in the school district. The child care location still must be located within the district. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 removes the requirement that the child attends school within the school district providing transportation between the child's school and before-and/or-after-school child care location.
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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