senate Bill S7548A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires same-day notification of a parent or person in parental relation of a student with a disability where certain behavioral interventions are used

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Current Bill Status Via A8540 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 17, 2022 signed chap.516
Aug 05, 2022 delivered to governor
May 18, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1154
substituted for s7548a
May 18, 2022 substituted by a8540a
May 11, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 10, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 09, 2022 1st report cal.1154
Apr 25, 2022 print number 7548a
Apr 25, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to disabilities
Jan 05, 2022 referred to disabilities
Nov 24, 2021 referred to rules

S7548 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8540
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4402, Ed L

S7548 - Summary

Requires same-day notification of a parent or person in parental relation of a student with a disability where certain behavioral interventions are used.

S7548 - Sponsor Memo

S7548 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7548
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             November 24, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- 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  requiring  same-day
   notification  of  a  parent or guardian of a student with a disability
   where certain behavioral interventions are used

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  4402 of the education law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision 9 to read as follows:
   9. (A) EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL DEVELOP PROCEDURES  REQUIRING  THAT,
 WHERE  A  METHOD  OF  SECLUSION OR RESTRAINT IS USED ON A STUDENT WITH A
 DISABILITY AS A BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTION, SUCH STUDENT'S PARENT OR GUARD-
 IAN SHALL BE NOTIFIED OF SUCH BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTION  WITHIN  THE  SAME
 DAY SUCH BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTION IS USED. WHERE SUCH STUDENT'S PARENT OR
 GUARDIAN  CANNOT  BE  CONTACTED AFTER REASONABLE ATTEMPTS ARE MADE, SUCH
 ATTEMPTS TO CONTACT SUCH STUDENT'S PARENT OR GUARDIAN SHALL BE  RECORDED
 AND  REPORTED  TO  THE  BOARD  OF  EDUCATION  OR  TRUSTEES OF THE SCHOOL
 DISTRICT.
   (B) FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION  THE  FOLLOWING  TERMS  SHALL
 HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (I)  "SECLUSION"  MEANS USE OF AN AREA FOR A STUDENT TO SAFELY DEESCA-
 LATE, REGAIN CONTROL AND PREPARE TO MEET EXPECTATIONS TO RETURN  TO  HIS
 OR  HER EDUCATION PROGRAM, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUBDIVISION (C) OF 8 NYCRR
 § 200.22.
   (II) "RESTRAINT" MEANS A PHYSICAL  OR  MECHANICAL  RESTRAINT  USED  AS
 PERMITTED BY THE COMMISSIONER AS AN EMERGENCY BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13143-01-1


S7548A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8540
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4402, Ed L

S7548A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires same-day notification of a parent or person in parental relation of a student with a disability where certain behavioral interventions are used.

S7548A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7548A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7548--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             November 24, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recommitted  to
   the Committee on Disabilities in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8
   --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
   and recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  requiring  same-day
   notification  of  a parent or person in parental relation of a student
   with a disability where certain behavioral interventions are used
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  4402 of the education law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision 9 to read as follows:
   9. THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OR TRUSTEES OF EACH  SCHOOL  DISTRICT  SHALL
 DEVELOP  A PROCEDURE TO NOTIFY THE PARENT OR PERSON IN PARENTAL RELATION
 OF A STUDENT WITH A DISABILITY ON THE SAME DAY A PHYSICAL OR  MECHANICAL
 RESTRAINT IS APPLIED ON SUCH STUDENT OR SUCH STUDENT IS PLACED IN A TIME
 OUT  ROOM.    WHEN  THE  STUDENT'S PARENT OR PERSON IN PARENTAL RELATION
 CANNOT BE CONTACTED AFTER REASONABLE ATTEMPTS ARE  MADE,  THE  PRINCIPAL
 SHALL RECORD AND REPORT SUCH ATTEMPTS TO THE COMMITTEE ON SPECIAL EDUCA-
 TION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13143-05-2


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