senate Bill S7307

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes providing transportation services due to safety concerns within certain school districts

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Jul 28, 2021 referred to rules

S7307 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3635, Ed L

S7307 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes providing transportation services due to safety concerns within school districts in a city with a population of more than ninety thousand but less than three hundred thousand.

S7307 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7307 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7307
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               July 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  COONEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to authorizing  providing
   transportation  services  due to safety concerns within 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,  ANY
 CITY  SCHOOL  DISTRICT  IN  A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF MORE THAN NINETY
 THOUSAND BUT LESS THAN THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND, 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  PRE-KINDERGARTEN
 THROUGH  GRADE EIGHT 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 TRANS-
 PORTATION 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 PARAGRAPH SHALL BE OFFERED EQUAL-
 LY  TO ALL CHILDREN IN LIKE CIRCUMSTANCES RESIDING IN THE DISTRICT.  FOR
 THE PURPOSE OF COMPUTING APPROVED TRANSPORTATION EXPENSES FOR  TRANSPOR-
 TATION  AID, EXPENSES FOR TRANSPORTATION PROVIDED PURSUANT TO THIS PARA-
 GRAPH SHALL BE INCLUDED.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11953-01-1

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