senate Bill S897

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides that certain schools shall experience no financial harm for their inability to operate for the full 180 session days due to the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2021 signed chap.130
delivered to governor
Apr 19, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.196
substituted for a958
Jan 25, 2021 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 11, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.50
Jan 06, 2021 referred to rules

S897 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A958
Law Section:
Education
Laws Affected:
Amd §1, Chap of 2020 (as proposed in S.8014-C & A.10193)

S897 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that certain schools shall experience no financial harm for their inability to operate for the full 180 session days due to the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

S897 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S897 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    897
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 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 a chapter of the laws of 2020 relating to providing that
   certain schools shall experience no financial harm for reduced enroll-
   ment or inability to operate for the full 180 session days due to  the
   outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), as proposed in legis-
   lative  bills  numbers  S.8014-C and A.10193, in relation to providing
   that certain schools shall experience no financial harm for  inability
   to  operate for the full 180 session days due to the outbreak of coro-
   navirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  1  of  a chapter of the laws of 2020 relating to
 providing that certain schools shall experience no  financial  harm  for
 reduced enrollment or inability to operate for the full 180 session days
 due  to the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), as proposed
 in legislative bills numbers S.8014-C and A.10193, is amended to read as
 follows:
   Section 1. Notwithstanding any provision of law or regulation  to  the
 contrary,  if as a result of the state of emergency that was executed in
 Executive Order No. 202 on March 7, 2020, approved private schools serv-
 ing students with disabilities subject to articles  81  and  89  of  the
 education  law,  special  act  school districts, state supported schools
 pursuant to article 85 of the  education  law,  and  approved  preschool
 special class and special class in an integrated setting programs pursu-
 ant  to  section 4410 of the education law are unable to operate for the
 full 180 session days for the 10-month 2019-2020 school year[, or  expe-
 rience  a reduction in enrollment during the 2019-2020 school year], the
 180 session day requirement shall be waived  and  the  per  diem  and/or
 tuition  rate  shall be [administratively] adjusted [by the state educa-

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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