senate Bill S4200

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to charter schools

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
Feb 02, 2021 referred to education


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S4200 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Ed L, generally; amd §179-q, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6578
2019-2020: S4237, A8030

S4200 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides additional requirements and applies additional prohibitions to charter schools.

S4200 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4200 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             February 2, 2021
   read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
   the Committee on Education
 AN ACT to amend the education law and the state finance law, in relation
   to charter schools
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 2851  of  the  education  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  101  of  the  laws  of 2010, is amended to read as
   1. An application to establish a charter school may  be  submitted  by
 teachers,  parents,  school  administrators,  community residents or any
 combination thereof.  Such application may be filed in conjunction  with
 a  college,  university, museum, educational institution, not-for-profit
 corporation exempt from taxation under paragraph 3 of subsection (c)  of
 section  501  of  the  internal  revenue  code or for-profit business or
 corporate entity authorized to do business in New York  state.  Provided
 however, for-profit business or corporate entities shall not be eligible
 to  submit  an  application  to  establish  a charter school pursuant to
 subdivision nine-a of section twenty-eight  hundred  fifty-two  of  this
 article,  or  operate  or  manage  a charter school for a charter issued
 pursuant to subdivision nine-a of section twenty-eight hundred fifty-two
 of this article. For charter schools established in conjunction  with  a
 for-profit  OR  NOT-FOR-PROFIT business or corporate entity, the charter
 shall specify the extent of the entity's participation in the management
 and operation of the school.
   § 2. Paragraph (h) of subdivision 2 of section 2851 of  the  education
 law,  as  added  by chapter 4 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as
   (h) The rules and procedures by which students  may  be  disciplined[,
 including  but  not  limited to expulsion or suspension from the school,

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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