|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 25, 2019||referred to education|
senate Bill S4005
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4005 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4005 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4005 SPONSOR: MAY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to the city school district of the city of Syracuse PURPOSE: This legislation would allow the Syracuse City School District to insti- tute a pilot program to provide transportation to all students grades K-8 who live 1 or more miles from school. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1- Adds new paragraph h to § 3635(1) of the Education Law. This language allows the City of Syracuse to receive transportation aid as part of a 5 year pilot program to provide transportation to all children grades K-8 that live 1 or more miles from school. At the end of the pilot program the Syracuse City School District shall produce a report on the results of the program.
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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