Bill Text: NY A01686 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to providing transportation for children with handicapping conditions; removes the requirement that a child attends the school the district is providing transportation to for the purpose of receiving services or programs similar to special educational programs recommended for such child by the local committee on special education.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-06-05 - reported referred to ways and means [A01686 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A01686-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          1686
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 16, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced by M. of A. PHEFFER AMATO, CARROLL, D. ROSENTHAL, CYMBROWITZ,
          WEPRIN,  QUART,  BICHOTTE, CUSICK, SIMOTAS, LENTOL, RICHARDSON -- read
          once and referred to the Committee on Education
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to providing  transporta-
          tion for children with handicapping conditions
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Paragraph d of subdivision 4 of section 4402 of the  educa-
     2  tion  law,  as amended by chapter 646 of the laws of 1992, is amended to
     3  read as follows:
     4    d. Notwithstanding any  other  provision  of  law,  such  board  shall
     5  provide  suitable  transportation up to a distance of fifty miles to and
     6  from a nonpublic school which a  child  with  a  handicapping  condition
     7  attends  if  such child has been so identified by the local committee on
     8  special education [and such child attends such school for the purpose of
     9  receiving services or programs similar to special  educational  programs
    10  recommended for such child by the local committee on special education].
    11    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03747-01-9
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