senate Bill S2170A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes and directs the commissioner of education to conduct a study on the number of children who are caregivers and how being a caregiver impacts their education

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 22, 2020 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jul 21, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.764
Jul 20, 2020 reported and committed to rules
Jul 09, 2020 print number 2170a
Jul 09, 2020 amend and recommit to education
Jan 08, 2020 referred to education
Jan 23, 2019 referred to education

Votes

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Jul 21, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S2170A
18
1
committee
18
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 20, 2020 - Education committee Vote

S2170A
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Education Committee Vote: Jul 20, 2020

aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S2170 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2557
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8090, A10480

S2170 - Summary

Authorizes and directs the commissioner of education to conduct a study on the number of children who are caregivers and how being a caregiver impacts their education.

S2170 - Sponsor Memo

S2170 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2170
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 23, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Education
 
 AN ACT authorizing  and  directing  the  commissioner  of  education  to
   conduct  a  study on the number of children who are caregivers and how
   being a caregiver impacts their education

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  commissioner  of  education is hereby authorized and
 directed to conduct a study on the number of children who are caregivers
 and how being a caregiver  impacts  the  child's  education.  "Caregiver
 children"  shall  be defined as students with sick, disabled, or elderly
 relatives that such students care for outside of school. The commission-
 er of education shall give recommendations based on  the  study's  find-
 ings. Such study shall include, but not be limited to:
   (a) the number of caregiver children within the state;
   (b) the amount of time caregiver children spend caring for relatives;
   (c) how being a caregiver child impacts the child's education;
   (d) the circumstances that lead to a child becoming a caregiver child;
 and
   (e)  any  recommendations  on  how  to reduce the negative educational
 impacts of being a caregiver child.
   § 2. On or before January 1, 2021, the commissioner of education shall
 submit a report of his or her findings, conclusions and  recommendations
 to  the  governor, the temporary president of the senate, the speaker of
 the assembly, and the chairs of the senate and  assembly  committees  on
 education.  Such report shall also include such legislative proposals as
 such commissioner deems necessary to implement his  or  her  recommenda-
 tions.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00491-01-9

Co-Sponsors

S2170A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2557
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8090, A10480

S2170A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes and directs the commissioner of education to conduct a study on the number of children who are caregivers and how being a caregiver impacts their education.

S2170A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2170A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2170--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 23, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. BAILEY, PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Education  --
   recommitted  to  the  Committee on Education in accordance with Senate
   Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN  ACT  authorizing  and  directing  the  commissioner  of education to
   conduct a study on the number of children who are caregivers  and  how
   being a caregiver impacts their education
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The commissioner of  education  is  hereby  authorized  and
 directed to conduct a study on the number of children who are caregivers
 and  how  being  a  caregiver  impacts the child's education. "Caregiver
 children" shall be defined as students with sick, disabled,  or  elderly
 relatives that such students care for outside of school. The commission-
 er  of  education  shall give recommendations based on the study's find-
 ings. Such study shall include, but not be limited to:
   (a) the number of caregiver children within the state;
   (b) the amount of time caregiver children spend caring for relatives;
   (c) how being a caregiver child impacts the child's education;
   (d) the circumstances that lead to a child becoming a caregiver child;
 and
   (e) any recommendations on how  to  reduce  the  negative  educational
 impacts of being a caregiver child.
   §  2.  Within  one year of the effective date of this act, the commis-
 sioner of education shall submit  a  report  of  his  or  her  findings,
 conclusions and recommendations to the governor, the temporary president
 of the senate, the speaker of the assembly, and the chairs of the senate
 and  assembly  committees  on  education. Such report shall also include
 such legislative proposals  as  such  commissioner  deems  necessary  to
 implement his or her recommendations.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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