assembly Bill A3598

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the enrollment of students at charter schools, the suspension of students at charter schools and the administration of charter schools

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Jan 28, 2021 referred to education

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A3598 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1972
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2851, 2852, 2854, 2855 & 2857 Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10304
2017-2018: A3791
2019-2020: A3289, S3334

A3598 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the establishment, organization, and administration of charter schools.

A3598 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   3598
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BICHOTTE HERMELYN, ABINANTI, COOK, DINOWITZ,
   GALEF,  GOTTFRIED,  M. MILLER,  SIMON,  OTIS,  McDONOUGH,  HYNDMAN  --
   Multi-Sponsored  by -- M.  of A. GLICK, RAMOS, THIELE -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  the  enrollment  of
   students  at  charter  schools,  the suspension of students at charter
   schools and the administration of charter schools
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Paragraphs (h) and (j) of subdivision 2 of section 2851 of
 the education law, as added by chapter  4  of  the  laws  of  1998,  are
 amended to read as follows:
   (h)  The  rules  and  procedures by which students may be disciplined,
 including but not limited to expulsion or suspension  from  the  school,
 which shall be consistent with the requirements of [due process] SECTION
 THIRTY-TWO  HUNDRED  FOURTEEN  OF THIS CHAPTER and with federal laws and
 regulations governing the placement of students with  disabilities,  AND
 PURSUANT  TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED FIFTY-FOUR
 OF THIS ARTICLE. THE APPLICATION SHALL ALSO INCLUDE A  CODE  OF  CONDUCT
 CONSISTENT WITH SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED ONE OF THIS TITLE.
   (j) (I) Information regarding the facilities to be used by the school,
 including  the  location of the school, if known, and the means by which
 pupils will be transported to and from the school. If the facilities  to
 be used by the proposed school are not known at the time the application
 is  submitted,  the  applicant  shall  notify the charter entity and, if
 applicable, the board of regents within ten business days  of  acquiring
 facilities  for  such school; provided, however, that the charter school
 must obtain a certificate of occupancy for such facilities prior to  the
 date on which instruction is to commence at the school.
   (II)  NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBPARAGRAPH (I) OF THIS PARA-
 GRAPH, AN APPLICANT TO ESTABLISH A CHARTER SCHOOL TO BE LOCATED  IN  NEW
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.