senate Bill S4833

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Ensures that preschoolers with disabilities living in temporary housing shall maintain enrollment in their preschool special education program in the district of origin

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Mar 27, 2019 referred to education

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S4833 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4183
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4410-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6373, A8639
2017-2018: S1877, A2559

S4833 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Ensures that preschoolers with disabilities living in temporary housing shall maintain enrollment in their preschool special education program in the district of origin.

S4833 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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