assembly Bill A1276

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relation to transportation services for certain school districts

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
Jan 08, 2021 referred to education

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A1276 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4414
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3635, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A7898, S5957

A1276 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to transportation services for the school districts of the cities of Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Yonkers.

A1276 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1276
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  MAGNARELLI  -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Education
 
 AN ACT to  amend  the  education  law,  in  relation  to  transportation
   services for certain school districts
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section  3635  of  the  education  law  is
 amended by adding a new paragraph h to read as follows:
   H.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE
 CITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF THE CITIES OF BUFFALO, ROCHESTER, SYRACUSE  AND
 YONKERS,  PURSUANT TO ADOPTION OF A RESOLUTION BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
 SETTING FORTH A PLAN, AND APPROVAL OF SUCH PLAN BY THE COMMISSIONER, MAY
 PROVIDE  TRANSPORTATION  SERVICES  FOR  CHILDREN  RESIDING  WITHIN   THE
 DISTRICT  ATTENDING  KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE TWELVE WHO LIVE ONE-HALF
 MILE OR MORE FROM THE SCHOOL THEY LEGALLY ATTEND IF SUCH  TRANSPORTATION
 IS  DEEMED NECESSARY PURSUANT TO A DETERMINATION BY THE COMMISSIONER DUE
 TO SAFETY CONCERNS. SUCH TRANSPORTATION SERVICES SHALL BE RESTRICTED  TO
 TRANSPORTATION  TO  AND  FROM CHILDREN'S HOMES OR BEFORE OR AFTER-SCHOOL
 CHILD CARE LOCATIONS AND, IF OFFERED, SHALL BE PROVIDED FOR EACH STUDENT
 UP TO A DISTANCE OF FIFTEEN MILES. TRANSPORTATION PURSUANT TO THIS PARA-
 GRAPH SHALL BE OFFERED EQUALLY TO ALL  CHILDREN  IN  LIKE  CIRCUMSTANCES
 RESIDING  IN  THE DISTRICT. FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMPUTING APPROVED TRANS-
 PORTATION EXPENSES FOR TRANSPORTATION AID, EXPENSES  FOR  TRANSPORTATION
 PROVIDED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS  PARAGRAPH  SHALL BE INCLUDED.   THE SCHOOL
 DISTRICT SHALL PROVIDE A REPORT TO THE  GOVERNOR,  THE  SPEAKER  OF  THE
 ASSEMBLY,  THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE COMMISSIONER ON
 THE RESULTS OF THE FIRST THREE YEARS OF THE PROGRAM, INCLUDING THE  COST
 AND  BENEFIT  ANALYSIS  OF  INCREASED  OR DECREASED COSTS FOR THE SCHOOL
 DISTRICT AND THE STATE, AND THE IMPACT ON STUDENT ATTENDANCE AND ACADEM-
 IC PERFORMANCE OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT, ON OR BEFORE SEPTEMBER FIFTEENTH,
 TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FOUR.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets