senate Bill S725

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires that all special education students attending schools scheduled to be closed or to undergo a significant change be assigned to new schools prior to the implementation of the closing or change

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to new york city education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 11, 2019 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1231
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 30, 2019 reported and committed to education
May 01, 2019 committee discharged and committed to new york city education
Jan 09, 2019 referred to education

Votes

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Jun 11, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S725
18
1
committee
18
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 30, 2019 - New York City Education committee Vote

S725
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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New York City Education Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

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S725 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8669
Current Committee:
Senate New York City Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2590-h, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7630, A10580
2011-2012: S264, A2319
2013-2014: S1326, A1784
2015-2016: S1576, A8573
2017-2018: S3731, A1347
2021-2022: A7154

S725 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that all special education students attending schools scheduled to be closed or to undergo a significant change be assigned to new schools prior to the implementation of the closing or change.

S725 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S725 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   725

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MONTGOMERY,  COMRIE,  PERSAUD  --  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 requiring that all
  special education students attending schools scheduled to be closed or
  to undergo a significant change be assigned to new  schools  prior  to
  the implementation of the closing or change

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs (b) and (e) of subdivision 2-a of section 2590-h
of the education law, as added by chapter 345 of the laws of  2009,  are
amended to read as follows:
  (b)  Such  educational  impact  statement  shall include the following
information regarding the proposed school closing or significant  change
in school utilization:
  (i) the current and projected pupil enrollment of the affected school,
the prospective need for such school building, the ramifications of such
school  closing  or  significant  change  in school utilization upon the
community, initial costs and savings resulting from such school  closing
or significant change in school utilization, the potential disposability
of any closed school;
  (ii)  the impacts of the proposed school closing or significant change
in school utilization to any affected students;
  (iii) an outline of any proposed or potential use of the school build-
ing for other educational programs or administrative services;
  (iv) the effect of such school closing or significant change in school
utilization on personnel  needs,  the  costs  of  instruction,  adminis-
tration, transportation, and other support services;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01740-01-9

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