senate Bill S4360

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the request by parents for translated documents for students with disabilities

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Disabilities Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to disabilities
May 03, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Feb 03, 2021 referred to disabilities

Votes

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May 3, 2021 - Disabilities committee Vote

S4360
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Disabilities Committee Vote: May 3, 2021

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S4360 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Disabilities
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4403, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7016
2015-2016: S3150
2017-2018: S5215
2019-2020: S2922

S4360 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the request by parents for translated documents for students with disabilities.

S4360 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4360 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4360
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. STAVISKY, JACKSON -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Disabilities
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the request by parents
   for translated documents for students with disabilities
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 4403 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
 new subdivision 22 to read as follows:
   22.  TO  PROVIDE  ANY  PARENT  OR  PERSON  IN PARENTAL RELATION WITH A
 STUDENT WITH A DISABILITY AS DEFINED  PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF
 SECTION  FORTY-FOUR  HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE, ALL EVALUATIONS, INDI-
 VIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAMS, AND RELATED DOCUMENTS  NECESSARY  TO  THE
 IMPLEMENTATION  OF  SUCH  INDIVIDUALIZED  EDUCATION PROGRAMS, TRANSLATED
 INTO THEIR PRIMARY LANGUAGE AT THE REQUEST OF SUCH PARENT, OR PERSON  IN
 PARENTAL  RELATION,  TO  THE  EXTENT  FEASIBLE. SUCH PARENT OR PERSON IN
 PARENTAL RELATION MUST COMPLETE AND SUBMIT A  FORM  TO  THE  DEPARTMENT,
 PROVIDED  BY  THE  DEPARTMENT,  WHICH  SHALL  RELEASE  SUCH DOCUMENTS IN
 COMPLIANCE WITH APPLICABLE  STATE  AND  FEDERAL  PRIVACY  LAWS  FOR  THE
 PURPOSES  OF  TRANSLATIONS. SUCH FORMS SHALL BE ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT
 AND MADE AVAILABLE TO SCHOOLS UPON REQUEST AND PUBLISHED ON THE  DEPART-
 MENT'S WEBSITE.  TRANSLATION OF DOCUMENTS SHALL NOT IMPEDE THE IMPLEMEN-
 TATION   OF  A  STUDENT'S  INDIVIDUALIZED  EDUCATION  PROGRAM  OR  OTHER
 SERVICES. NO SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL BE LIABLE  FOR  THE  FAILURE  OF  THE
 DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE AN ACCURATE TRANSLATION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03237-01-1


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