|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 16, 2023||referred to education|
senate Bill S5794
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5794 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Education
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §2805, Ed L; amd §212, R & SS L
S5794 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5794 SPONSOR: O'MARA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to allowing school districts to hire school resource officers with aidable salary; and to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to annual earnings limitations for retired police officers employed as school resource officers PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Allows school resource officers to be hired with salary aidable to the school district; raises retirement salaries for such officers SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 2805. Grants authorization to school district boards to employ school resource officers, with the understanding that the school district can receive aid to cover the costs associated with hiring such officers.
S5794 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5794 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 16, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to allowing school districts to hire school resource officers with aidable salary; and to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to annual earnings limitations for retired police officers employed as school resource officers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 2805 to read as follows: § 2805. SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER" SHALL MEAN A SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER, SCHOOL SAFETY OFFICER, SCHOOL SECURITY OFFICER, OR ANY OTHER SUBSTAN- TIALLY SIMILAR POSITION OR OFFICE, THAT IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE IMPROVED PUBLIC SAFETY AND/OR SECURITY ON SCHOOL GROUNDS. SUCH SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER MAY BE A RETIRED POLICE OFFICER, A RETIRED STATE TROOPER, A RETIRED DEPUTY SHERIFF, A STATE TROOPER, A POLICE OFFICER IN THE ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE OF A TOWN, CITY OR VILLAGE, OR A DEPUTY SHERIFF FROM A COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT. 2. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, RULE, OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY THE GOVERNING BOARD OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL BE AUTHOR- IZED, UPON APPROVAL OF THE COMMISSIONER, TO EMPLOY ONE OR MORE SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS FOR EACH SCHOOL IN SUCH SCHOOL DISTRICT, PROVIDED THAT THE COSTS OF SUCH SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS SHALL BE AIDABLE PURSUANT TO SECTION THIRTY-SIX HUNDRED NINE-A OF THIS CHAPTER, TO THE SAME EXTENT AND ON THE SAME BASIS AS COSTS OTHERWISE ALLOCATED TO SUCH SCHOOL DISTRICT. 3. A SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER MAY BE REQUESTED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION BY A SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR UP TO SIX DAYS PER WEEK THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE SCHOOL YEAR. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10267-01-3
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