assembly Bill A10018

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes school boards to include information regarding the installation of a panic alarm system in any school in the district in the district-wide safety plan

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Current Bill Status Via S7132 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 23, 2022 signed chap.227
Jun 22, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 03, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.729
substituted for a10018
Jun 03, 2022 substituted by s7132b
rules report cal.729
reported
Jun 02, 2022 reported referred to rules
reference changed to ways and means
Apr 29, 2022 referred to education

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A10018 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7132
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2801-a, Ed L

A10018 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts "Alyssa's law"; authorizes school boards to include information regarding the installation of a panic alarm system in any school in the district in the district-wide safety plan; defines "panic alarm system".

A10018 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10018
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 29, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ZEBROWSKI  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  authorizing  school
   boards  to  include  information regarding the installation of a panic
   alarm system in any school in the district in the district-wide safety
   plan
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 "Alyssa's Law".
   § 2. Paragraph f of subdivision 2 of section 2801-a of  the  education
 law,  as  amended  by  section  1 of part B of chapter 54 of the laws of
 2016, is amended to read as follows:
   f. policies and  procedures  relating  to  school  building  security,
 including  where  appropriate  the  use of school safety officers and/or
 security devices or procedures. DISTRICT-WIDE SCHOOL SAFETY TEAMS  SHALL
 CONSIDER,  AS  PART  OF  ITS  REVIEWS OF THE COMPREHENSIVE DISTRICT-WIDE
 SAFETY PLAN, THE INSTALLATION OF A PANIC ALARM SYSTEM. FOR  PURPOSES  OF
 THIS PARAGRAPH, "PANIC ALARM SYSTEM" SHALL MEAN A SILENT SECURITY SYSTEM
 SIGNAL GENERATED BY THE MANUAL ACTIVATION OF A DEVICE INTENDED TO SIGNAL
 A  LIFE-THREATENING  OR  EMERGENCY  SITUATION  REQUIRING A RESPONSE FROM
 LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OR, IN THE CASE OF A SCHOOL BUILDING LOCATED IN  A
 MUNICIPALITY  IN  WHICH  THERE  IS  NO  MUNICIPAL  POLICE  DEPARTMENT, A
 LOCATION DESIGNATED BY  THE  SUPERINTENDENT  OF  STATE  POLICE  AND  MAY
 INCLUDE  ONE  OR  MORE  OF THE FOLLOWING: WIRED PANIC BUTTON OR BUTTONS,
 WIRELESS PANIC BUTTON OR BUTTONS OR A MOBILE OR COMPUTER APPLICATION;
   § 3. Paragraph d of subdivision 3 of section 2801-a of  the  education
 law,  as  amended  by  section  1 of part B of chapter 54 of the laws of
 2016, is amended to read as follows:
   d. establishment of internal and  external  communication  systems  in
 emergencies WHICH MAY INCLUDE THE INSTALLATION OF A PANIC ALARM SYSTEM;
   §  4.  This act shall take effect immediately.  Effective immediately,
 the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or  regulation  neces-
 sary  for  the  implementation  of  this  act  on its effective date are
 authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets