assembly Bill A5197

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to school climate and codes of conduct on school property and disciplinary action following violation of such codes of conduct; and makes conforming amendments

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Feb 11, 2021 referred to education

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A5197 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7198
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2801 & 3214, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8396
2017-2018: A3873, S3036
2019-2020: A1981, S767

A5197 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to school climate and codes of conduct on school property and disciplinary action following violation of such codes of conduct; and makes conforming amendments.

A5197 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5197
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. NOLAN -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation  to  school  climate  and
   codes  of conduct on school property and disciplinary action following
   violation of such codes of conduct; and to amend the education law, in
   relation to making conforming amendments

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  This  act  shall be known and may be cited as the "Judith
 Kaye School Solutions not Suspensions Act."
   § 2. Section 2801 of the education law, as added by chapter 181 of the
 laws of 2000, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 402  of  the  laws  of
 2005,  the opening paragraph, paragraph a and paragraph c of subdivision
 2 and paragraph a of subdivision 5 as amended by chapter 380 of the laws
 of 2001, paragraphs l and m as amended and paragraph n of subdivision  2
 as  added  by  chapter  482  of  the  laws of 2010, and subdivision 3 as
 amended by chapter 123 of the laws  of  2003,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   §  2801.  Codes of conduct on school property. 1. For purposes of this
 section, school property means in or  within  any  building,  structure,
 athletic playing field, playground, parking lot or land contained within
 the  real  property  boundary  line  of a public elementary or secondary
 school, INCLUDING A CHARTER SCHOOL; or in or on a school bus, as defined
 in section one hundred forty-two of the vehicle and traffic law; [and a]
 OR A SCHOOL'S ELECTRONIC FILES AND DATABASES. A  school  function  shall
 mean  a  school-sponsored or school-authorized extra-curricular event or
 activity regardless of where such event or activity takes place, includ-
 ing any event or activity that may take place in another state.
   2. The board of education or the trustees[, as defined in section  two
 of  this  chapter,]  of every school district [within the state, however
 created, and every] OR THE CHANCELLOR OF THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.