assembly Bill A3871A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring a school bus attendant or school bus monitor on all school buses

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 28, 2022 print number 3871a
Mar 28, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Jan 05, 2022 referred to transportation
Jan 28, 2021 referred to transportation

Co-Sponsors

A3871 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3916
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1229-d, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8245, S5172

A3871 - Summary

Requires a school bus attendant or school bus monitor on all school buses transporting students in kindergarten through sixth grade to or from school or to or from any school related activity.

A3871 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3871
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. BURKE, DARLING -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring  a
   school bus attendant on all school buses
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 1229-d of the vehicle and  traffic
 law,  as added by chapter 675 of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as
 follows:
   (1) (A) EVERY SCHOOL BUS OPERATING IN THIS STATE, WHICH IS  TRANSPORT-
 ING STUDENTS IN KINDERGARTEN THROUGH SIXTH GRADE TO OR FROM SCHOOL OR TO
 OR  FROM  ANY SCHOOL RELATED ACTIVITY, SHALL HAVE A SCHOOL BUS ATTENDANT
 ON BOARD.
   (B) THE SCHOOL BUS ATTENDANT REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION SHALL, IN  ADDI-
 TION  TO  KEEPING  ORDER  ON  THE BUS, ASSIST ANY CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF
 THIRTEEN, OR ANY STUDENT WITH A DISABILITY WITH BOARDING AND LEAVING THE
 BUS AND BY CROSSING THE STREET WITH THE CHILD WHERE NECESSARY.
   (C) "School bus attendant" shall mean a person employed or  authorized
 by a school district to ride on a school bus as defined in paragraph (a)
 of  subdivision  one  of section five hundred nine-a of this chapter for
 the purpose of  maintaining  order  [or]  AND  rendering  assistance  to
 [pupils with special needs] STUDENTS, INCLUDING ANY STUDENT WITH A DISA-
 BILITY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2022.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07441-01-1


Co-Sponsors

A3871A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3916
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1229-d, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8245, S5172

A3871A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires a school bus attendant or school bus monitor on all school buses transporting students in kindergarten through sixth grade to or from school or to or from any school related activity.

A3871A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3871--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. BURKE, DARLING, J. D. RIVERA, LUNSFORD -- read
   once and referred to the Committee on Transportation -- recommitted to
   the Committee on Transportation in accordance with  Assembly  Rule  3,
   sec.  2  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring  a
   school bus attendant or school bus monitor on all school buses
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 1229-d of the vehicle and  traffic
 law,  as added by chapter 675 of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as
 follows:
   (1) (A) EVERY SCHOOL BUS OPERATING IN THIS STATE, WHICH IS  TRANSPORT-
 ING STUDENTS IN KINDERGARTEN THROUGH SIXTH GRADE TO OR FROM SCHOOL OR TO
 OR  FROM  ANY  SCHOOL  RELATED  ACTIVITY, SHALL HAVE EITHER A SCHOOL BUS
 ATTENDANT OR SCHOOL BUS MONITOR ON BOARD.
   (B) THE SCHOOL BUS ATTENDANT REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION SHALL, IN  ADDI-
 TION  TO  KEEPING  ORDER  ON  THE BUS, ASSIST ANY CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF
 THIRTEEN, OR ANY STUDENT WITH A DISABILITY WITH BOARDING AND LEAVING THE
 BUS AND BY CROSSING THE STREET WITH THE CHILD WHERE NECESSARY.
   (C) "School bus attendant" shall mean a person employed or  authorized
 by a school district to ride on a school bus as defined in paragraph (a)
 of  subdivision  one  of section five hundred nine-a of this chapter for
 the purpose of  maintaining  order  [or]  AND  rendering  assistance  to
 [pupils with special needs] STUDENTS, INCLUDING ANY STUDENT WITH A DISA-
 BILITY.
   (D)  "SCHOOL BUS MONITOR" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON EMPLOYED OR AUTHORIZED
 BY A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO RIDE ON A SCHOOL BUS AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (A)
 OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED NINE-A OF  THIS  CHAPTER  FOR
 THE  PURPOSE OF ASSISTING CHILDREN TO SAFELY EMBARK AND DISEMBARK FROM A
 SCHOOL BUS WHICH IS OWNED, LEASED OR CONTRACTED FOR BY A  PUBLIC  SCHOOL
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07441-05-2