senate Bill S5645

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Creates a city-wide council for district seventy-five

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 02, 2021 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 19, 2021 1st report cal.1184
Mar 15, 2021 referred to new york city education

S5645 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2590-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S7706
2019-2020: S5042

S5645 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a city-wide council for district seventy-five to advise and comment on educational or instructional policies involving district seventy-five services.

S5645 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5645 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5645
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 15, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on New York City Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to creating  a  city-wide
   council for district seventy-five
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 2590-b of the education law is amended by adding  a
 new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
   8.  (A)  THERE  SHALL BE A CITY-WIDE COUNCIL FOR DISTRICT SEVENTY-FIVE
 CREATED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. THE  CITY-WIDE  COUNCIL  FOR  DISTRICT
 SEVENTY-FIVE  SHALL  CONSIST OF ELEVEN VOTING MEMBERS AND ONE NON-VOTING
 MEMBER, AS FOLLOWS:
   (I) NINE VOTING MEMBERS WHO SHALL BE  PARENTS  OF  STUDENTS  RECEIVING
 CITY-WIDE  SPECIAL  EDUCATION  SERVICES  IN  DISTRICT SEVENTY-FIVE TO BE
 SELECTED BY PARENTS OF STUDENTS WHO RECEIVE SUCH SERVICES PURSUANT TO  A
 REPRESENTATIVE  PROCESS  DEVELOPED BY THE CHANCELLOR. SUCH MEMBERS SHALL
 SERVE A TWO YEAR TERM;
   (II) TWO VOTING MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE PUBLIC ADVOCATE OF  THE  CITY
 OF  NEW  YORK,  WHO  SHALL  BE INDIVIDUALS WITH EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE AND
 KNOWLEDGE IN THE AREAS OF EDUCATING, TRAINING OR  EMPLOYING  INDIVIDUALS
 WITH HANDICAPPING CONDITIONS AND WILL MAKE A SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION TO
 IMPROVING  SPECIAL  EDUCATION  IN  THE CITY DISTRICT. SUCH MEMBERS SHALL
 SERVE A TWO YEAR TERM; AND
   (III) ONE NON-VOTING  MEMBER  WHO  IS  A  HIGH  SCHOOL  SENIOR  WITHIN
 DISTRICT  SEVENTY-FIVE  APPOINTED BY THE ADMINISTRATOR DESIGNATED BY THE
 CHANCELLOR TO SUPERVISE SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS.  SUCH  MEMBER  SHALL
 SERVE A ONE YEAR TERM.
   (B)  THE  CITY-WIDE  COUNCIL  FOR DISTRICT SEVENTY-FIVE SHALL HAVE THE
 POWER TO:
   (I) ADVISE AND COMMENT ON  ANY  EDUCATIONAL  OR  INSTRUCTIONAL  POLICY
 INVOLVING THE PROVISION OF DISTRICT SEVENTY-FIVE SERVICES;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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