senate Bill S1972

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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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Jan 16, 2021 referred to education

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S1972 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3598
Current Committee:
Senate 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: S3334, A3289

S1972 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S1972 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1972 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1972
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  JACKSON,  BIAGGI, MAYER -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Educa-
   tion
 
 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
 YORK CITY SHALL INCLUDE THE  SPECIFIC  COMMUNITY  SCHOOL  DISTRICT  SUCH
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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