senate Bill S402

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to certain contracts regarding bus drivers and bus drivers' assistants

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to education
Jan 09, 2019 referred to education

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S402 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1604, 1709, 2503 & 2554, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4317
2013-2014: S7020
2015-2016: S3474
2017-2018: S4428

S402 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to certain contracts regarding bus drivers and bus drivers' assistants.

S402 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S402 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   402

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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  certain  contracts
  regarding bus drivers and bus drivers' assistants

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 23 of section 1604 of  the  education  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  269  of  the  laws  of 1974, is amended to read as
follows:
  23. To contract with any person, corporation or other school  district
for  the conveyance of pupils residing within the district, when author-
ized to do so under subdivision nineteen of section two  thousand  twen-
ty-one OF THIS CHAPTER, by vote of the inhabitants of the district enti-
tled to vote, or to contract for the operation, maintenance and garaging
of  motor  vehicles owned by the district, in accordance with such rules
and regulations as such trustees  may  establish,  consistent  with  the
regulations  of  the  commissioner of education. Upon authorization by a
school district meeting, every such contract of  transportation  may  be
made  for  a  period  not  exceeding  five  years,  notwithstanding  any
provision of any other law inconsistent herewith.  WITH RESPECT  TO  ANY
CONTRACT  ENTERED  INTO UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION, THE DISTRICT SHALL ABIDE
BY THE TERMS CONTAINED IN ANY COLLECTIVELY BARGAINED AGREEMENT  APPLICA-
BLE TO BUS DRIVERS AND DRIVERS' ASSISTANTS ENTERED INTO BY THE CONTRACT-
ING  ENTITY GOVERNING DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS AGAINST BUS DRIVERS AND DRIV-
ERS' ASSISTANTS  EMPLOYED  BY  SUCH  CONTRACTING  ENTITY  PRIOR  TO  THE
DISTRICT IMPOSING OR IMPLEMENTING AN ADVERSE DISCIPLINARY ACTION AGAINST
SUCH DRIVER OR DRIVERS' ASSISTANT.
  §  2.  Subdivision 27 of section 1709 of the education law, as amended
by chapter 737 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:

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

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