senate Bill S4005

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the city school district of Syracuse

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Feb 25, 2019 referred to education

S4005 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1840
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3635, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9547
2017-2018: S5003, A510

S4005 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to transportation services for children residing in the city school district of the city of Syracuse.

S4005 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4005 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4005

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 25, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MAY  --  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  city  school
  district of the city of Syracuse

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section  3635  of  the  education  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph h to read as follows:
  H.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE
CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF SYRACUSE, PURSUANT TO ADOPTION OF  A
RESOLUTION  BY  THE  BOARD  OF EDUCATION SETTING FORTH A PLAN, MAY ENTER
INTO A PILOT PROGRAM NOT TO EXCEED FIVE SCHOOL YEARS  BEGINNING  IN  THE
TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN--TWO THOUSAND TWENTY SCHOOL YEAR TO PROVIDE TRANS-
PORTATION  SERVICES  FOR CHILDREN RESIDING WITHIN THE DISTRICT ATTENDING
KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE FIVE WHO LIVE  ONE  MILE  OR  MORE  FROM  THE
SCHOOL  THEY  LEGALLY ATTEND. SUCH TRANSPORTATION SHALL BE RESTRICTED TO
TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM CHILDREN'S HOMES OR  BEFORE  OR  AFTER-SCHOOL
CHILD CARE LOCATIONS AND, IF OFFERED, SHALL BE PROVIDED FOR EACH STUDENT
UP  TO  A DISTANCE OF FIFTEEN MILES, PROVIDED, HOWEVER THAT THE BOARD OF
EDUCATION OF THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT  MAY  APPROVE  TRANSPORTATION  FOR
CHILDREN WHO LIVE WITHIN ONE MILE FROM THE SCHOOL THEY LEGALLY ATTEND IF
SUCH  TRANSPORTATION IS NECESSARY DUE TO SAFETY CONCERNS. TRANSPORTATION
PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL BE OFFERED EQUALLY TO ALL  CHILDREN  IN
LIKE CIRCUMSTANCES RESIDING IN THE DISTRICT.  FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMPUT-
ING  APPROVED  TRANSPORTATION  EXPENSES FOR TRANSPORTATION AID, EXPENSES
FOR  TRANSPORTATION  PROVIDED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS  PARAGRAPH  SHALL   BE
INCLUDED.  THE  CITY  SCHOOL  DISTRICT  OF  THE CITY OF SYRACUSE   SHALL
PROVIDE A REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR,  THE  SPEAKER  OF  THE  ASSEMBLY,  THE
TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE COMMISSIONER ON THE RESULTS OF
THE  FIRST FOUR YEARS OF THE PILOT PROGRAM, INCLUDING THE COST AND BENE-
FIT ANALYSIS OF  INCREASED  OR  DECREASED  COSTS  FOR  THE  CITY  SCHOOL

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

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