senate Bill S8111

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing and directing the commissioner of education to allow students attending a school closed due to a viral outbreak to receive instructional time for work completed outside of the school

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Mar 23, 2020 referred to education

S8111 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L

S8111 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to authorizing and directing the commissioner of education to allow students attending a school closed due to a viral outbreak to receive instructional time for work completed outside of the school.

S8111 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8111 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8111

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 23, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. JACKSON -- 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  authorizing  and
  directing  the commissioner of education to allow students attending a
  school closed due to a viral outbreak to  receive  instructional  time
  for work completed outside of the school; and providing for the repeal
  of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 57 to read as follows:
  57. THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED  TO  PROMULGATE  RULES
AND  REGULATIONS  WHICH  ALLOW  FOR  INSTRUCTIONAL  HOURS  TO BE ACCRUED
TOWARDS THE REQUIRED ANNUAL INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS AND ANY  OTHER  INSTRUC-
TIONAL HOUR REQUIREMENT FOR THE STUDENT'S GRADE FOR THE AMOUNT OF TIME A
STUDENT  SPENDS  COMPLETING SCHOOL WORK OUTSIDE OF THE SCHOOL WHILE SUCH
SCHOOL IS CLOSED DUE TO A VIRAL OUTBREAK.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
deemed repealed December 31, 2020.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15858-01-0

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