senate Bill S3334

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the enrollment of students at charter schools, the suspension of students at charter schools and the administration of charter schools

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 06, 2019 print number 3334a
May 06, 2019 amend and recommit to education
Feb 05, 2019 referred to education

Co-Sponsors

S3334 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3289
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2851, 2854, 2855 & 2857, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10304
2017-2018: A3791

S3334 - Summary

Relates to the establishment, organization, and administration of charter schools.

S3334 - Sponsor Memo

S3334 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3334

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 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  the  enrollment  of
  students  at  charter  schools,  the suspension of students at charter
  schools and the administration of charter schools

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (h)  of  subdivision  2 of section 2851 of the
education law, as added by chapter 4 of the laws of 1998, is amended  to
read as follows:
  (h)  The  rules  and  procedures by which students may be disciplined,
including but not limited to expulsion or suspension  from  the  school,
which shall be consistent with the requirements of [due process] SECTION
THIRTY-TWO  HUNDRED  FOURTEEN  OF THIS CHAPTER and with federal laws and
regulations governing the placement of students with  disabilities,  AND
PURSUANT  TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED FIFTY-FOUR
OF THIS ARTICLE. THE APPLICATION SHALL ALSO INCLUDE A  CODE  OF  CONDUCT
CONSISTENT WITH SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED ONE OF THIS TITLE.
  §  2. Subdivision 4 of section 2851 of the education law is amended by
adding a new paragraph (f) to read as follows:
  (F) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION TWEN-
TY-EIGHT HUNDRED FIFTY-THREE OF THIS ARTICLE,  AN  AUDIT  REPORT  BY  AN
INDEPENDENT CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT OR INDEPENDENT PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT
ON  THE  OPERATIONS OF THE CHARTER SCHOOL, INCLUDING COMPLIANCE WITH THE
APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER AND THE NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION
LAW, AND  WITH  ALL  OTHER  APPLICABLE  LAWS,  REGULATIONS  AND  CHARTER
PROVISIONS.
  §  3.  Section  2851  of  the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION,
NO CHARTER SHALL BE RENEWED IF THE CHARTER SCHOOL HAS FAILED TO:

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

Co-Sponsors

S3334A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3289
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2851, 2854, 2855 & 2857, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10304
2017-2018: A3791

S3334A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the establishment, organization, and administration of charter schools.

S3334A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3334A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3334--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. JACKSON, BIAGGI -- 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  the  enrollment  of
  students  at  charter  schools,  the suspension of students at charter
  schools and the administration of charter schools

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

  Section  1. Paragraphs (h) and (j) of subdivision 2 of section 2851 of
the education law, as added by chapter  4  of  the  laws  of  1998,  are
amended to read as follows:
  (h)  The  rules  and  procedures by which students may be disciplined,
including but not limited to expulsion or suspension  from  the  school,
which shall be consistent with the requirements of [due process] SECTION
THIRTY-TWO  HUNDRED  FOURTEEN  OF THIS CHAPTER and with federal laws and
regulations governing the placement of students with  disabilities,  AND
PURSUANT  TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED FIFTY-FOUR
OF THIS ARTICLE. THE APPLICATION SHALL ALSO INCLUDE A  CODE  OF  CONDUCT
CONSISTENT WITH SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED ONE OF THIS TITLE.
  (j) (I) Information regarding the facilities to be used by the school,
including  the  location of the school, if known, and the means by which
pupils will be transported to and from the school. If the facilities  to
be used by the proposed school are not known at the time the application
is  submitted,  the  applicant  shall  notify the charter entity and, if
applicable, the board of regents within ten business days  of  acquiring
facilities  for  such school; provided, however, that the charter school
must obtain a certificate of occupancy for such facilities prior to  the
date on which instruction is to commence at the school.
  (II)  NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBPARAGRAPH (I) OF THIS PARA-
GRAPH, AN APPLICANT TO ESTABLISH A CHARTER SCHOOL TO BE LOCATED  IN  NEW

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

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