|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 02, 2021||referred to education|
delivered to assembly
|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|
senate Bill S5645
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5645 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5645 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5645 SPONSOR: PARKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to creating a city-wide council for district seventy-five PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill creates a city-wide council for district seventy-five by amending New York State Education Law 2590(b). The city-wide council for district seventy-five would follow the same rules and regulations as all other community and city-wide education councils so it may continue to provide special education and other educational services to families across New York City. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 2590-b of the education law by creating a new subdivision to establish a city-wide council for district seventy-five,
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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