senate Bill S1971

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to universal pre-K school bus transportation

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Jan 16, 2021 referred to education

S1971 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2660
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3635, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8482
2015-2016: A1103
2017-2018: S5355, A1762
2019-2020: S4409, A5467

S1971 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to universal pre-K school bus transportation.

S1971 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1971 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1971
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 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 universal  pre-kinder-
   garten school bus transportation
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph g of subdivision 1 of section 3635 of the  educa-
 tion  law,  as  added  by chapter 244 of the laws of 2012, is amended to
 read as follows:
   g. Notwithstanding any other provision of law  to  the  contrary,  the
 trustees  or  board  of  education  of  any  school district may, in its
 discretion, provide transportation for students  attending  a  universal
 pre-kindergarten  program  in  addition to transportation funded by such
 program or transportation for students attending another district  spon-
 sored  or  district-run  pre-kindergarten program, within mileage limits
 established by the school  district;  if  provided  such  transportation
 shall  be offered equally to all children in like circumstances residing
 in the district. The cost of providing such transportation  shall  be  a
 charge  upon  the district [and]; PROVIDED THAT for purposes of subdivi-
 sion seven of section thirty-six hundred two of this [chapter]  ARTICLE,
 such  pupils shall be considered [non] allowable pupils and the costs of
 their transportation shall [not] be aidable.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and  shall  apply  to  the
 2023--2024 school year and all school years commencing thereafter.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02285-01-1


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