senate Bill S5042

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to creating a city-wide council for district seventy-five

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee New York City Education Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to new york city education
May 30, 2019 reported and committed to education
Apr 04, 2019 referred to new york city education

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May 30, 2019 - New York City Education committee Vote

S5042
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New York City Education Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

S5042 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate New York City Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2590-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S7706
2021-2022: S5645

S5042 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to creating a city-wide council for district seventy-five to advise and comment on educational or instructional policies involving district seventy-five services.

S5042 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5042 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5042

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on New York City Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to creating  a  city-wide
  council for district seventy-five

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

  Section 1. Section 2590-b of the education law is amended by adding  a
new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8.  (A)  THERE  SHALL BE A CITY-WIDE COUNCIL FOR DISTRICT SEVENTY-FIVE
CREATED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. THE  CITY-WIDE  COUNCIL  FOR  DISTRICT
SEVENTY-FIVE  SHALL  CONSIST OF ELEVEN VOTING MEMBERS AND ONE NON-VOTING
MEMBER, AS FOLLOWS:
  (I) NINE VOTING MEMBERS WHO SHALL BE  PARENTS  OF  STUDENTS  RECEIVING
CITY-WIDE  SPECIAL  EDUCATION  SERVICES  IN  DISTRICT SEVENTY-FIVE TO BE
SELECTED BY PARENTS OF STUDENTS WHO RECEIVE SUCH SERVICES PURSUANT TO  A
REPRESENTATIVE  PROCESS  DEVELOPED BY THE CHANCELLOR. SUCH MEMBERS SHALL
SERVE A TWO YEAR TERM;
  (II) TWO VOTING MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE PUBLIC ADVOCATE OF  THE  CITY
OF  NEW  YORK,  WHO  SHALL  BE INDIVIDUALS WITH EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE AND
KNOWLEDGE IN THE AREAS OF EDUCATING, TRAINING OR  EMPLOYING  INDIVIDUALS
WITH HANDICAPPING CONDITIONS AND WILL MAKE A SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION TO
IMPROVING  SPECIAL  EDUCATION  IN  THE CITY DISTRICT. SUCH MEMBERS SHALL
SERVE A TWO YEAR TERM; AND
  (III) ONE NON-VOTING  MEMBER  WHO  IS  A  HIGH  SCHOOL  SENIOR  WITHIN
DISTRICT  SEVENTY-FIVE  APPOINTED BY THE ADMINISTRATOR DESIGNATED BY THE
CHANCELLOR TO SUPERVISE SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS.  SUCH  MEMBER  SHALL
SERVE A ONE YEAR TERM.
  (B)  THE  CITY-WIDE  COUNCIL  FOR DISTRICT SEVENTY-FIVE SHALL HAVE THE
POWER TO:
  (I) ADVISE AND COMMENT ON  ANY  EDUCATIONAL  OR  INSTRUCTIONAL  POLICY
INVOLVING THE PROVISION OF DISTRICT SEVENTY-FIVE SERVICES;

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

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