|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 27, 2019||referred to education|
senate Bill S4833
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4833 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4833 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4833 SPONSOR: FELDER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to the education of a preschool child with a handicapping condition PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This legislation promotes school stability for preschool students with disabilities who are placed in foster care or become homeless by allow- ing the child's original school district to retain responsibility for preschool special education evaluation and placement in certain situ- ations. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of Section 4401-a of the Education law, as amended by Chapter 705 of the Laws of 1992, is amended. Section 2. Subdivision 2 and 3 of Section 4401-a as amended by Chapter 280 of the Laws of 1994, is amended.
S4833 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4833 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 27, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. FELDER -- 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 education of a preschool child with a handicapping condition THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraphs d, e and g of subdivision 1 of section 4410-a of the education law, as amended by chapter 705 of the laws of 1992, are amended and a new paragraph i is added to read as follows: d. "Municipality of current location" FOR A CHILD IN FOSTER CARE OR A CHILD IN RESIDENTIAL CARE shall mean a municipality in which a child lives which is different from the municipality in which a child or such child's family lived at the time a social services district assumed responsibility for the placement of such child or family, or at the time such child was admitted for care and/or treatment in a facility licensed or operated by another state agency. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT FOR A CHILD WHO IS HOMELESS "MUNICIPALITY OF CURRENT LOCATION" SHALL MEAN THE MUNICIPALITY IN WHICH THE HOTEL, MOTEL, SHELTER, OR OTHER TEMPORARY HOUSING ARRANGEMENT OF A HOMELESS CHILD IS LOCATED, WHICH IS DIFFERENT FROM THE MUNICIPALITY OF RESIDENCE. e. "Municipality of residence" FOR A CHILD IN FOSTER CARE OR A CHILD IN RESIDENTIAL CARE shall mean the municipality in which a child or such child's family lived at the time the local social services district assumed responsibility for the placement of such child or family, or at the time such child was admitted for care and/or treatment in a facility licensed or operated by another state agency. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT FOR A CHILD WHO IS HOMELESS "MUNICIPALITY OF RESIDENCE" SHALL MEAN THE MUNICIPALITY IN WHICH A CHILD OR SUCH CHILD'S FAMILY LIVED WHEN CIRCUM- STANCES AROSE WHICH CAUSED SUCH CHILD TO BECOME HOMELESS. g. "School district of current location" FOR A CHILD IN FOSTER CARE OR A CHILD IN RESIDENTIAL CARE shall mean a school district in which a EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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