assembly Bill A3185

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to universal pre-K school bus transportation

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Feb 02, 2023 referred to education


A3185 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3635, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8482
2015-2016: A1103
2017-2018: A1762, S5355
2019-2020: A5467, S4409
2021-2022: A2660, S1971

A3185 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to universal pre-K school bus transportation.

A3185 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                             February 2, 2023
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. FAHY, LUPARDO -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Education
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to universal  pre-kinder-
   garten school bus transportation

   Section 1. Paragraph g of subdivision 1 of section 3635 of the  educa-
 tion  law,  as  added  by chapter 244 of the laws of 2012, is amended to
 read as follows:
   g. Notwithstanding any other provision of law  to  the  contrary,  the
 trustees  or  board  of  education  of  any  school district may, in its
 discretion, provide transportation for students  attending  a  universal
 pre-kindergarten  program  in  addition to transportation funded by such
 program or transportation for students attending another district  spon-
 sored  or  district-run  pre-kindergarten program, within mileage limits
 established by the school  district;  if  provided  such  transportation
 shall  be offered equally to all children in like circumstances residing
 in the district. The cost of providing such transportation  shall  be  a
 charge  upon  the district [and]; PROVIDED THAT for purposes of subdivi-
 sion seven of section thirty-six hundred two of this [chapter]  ARTICLE,
 such  pupils shall be considered [non] allowable pupils and the costs of
 their transportation shall [not] be aidable.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and  shall  apply  to  the
 2025--2026 school year and all school years commencing thereafter.
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.