Bill Text: NY A05594 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to exempting teachers from additional certifications or prerequisites associated with running certain after-school programs except for background checks; and exempts any teacher working in any school building of a city school district of a city having one hundred twenty-five thousand inhabitants or more.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-03-03 - held for consideration in children and families [A05594 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A05594-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          5594
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 13, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  MANKTELOW  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
          HAWLEY -- read once and referred to  the  Committee  on  Children  and
          Families
        AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to exempting teach-
          ers  from  additional  certifications or prerequisites associated with
          running certain after-school programs
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1. Section 17 of the social services law is amended by adding
     2  a new subdivision (h-1) to read as follows:
     3    (h-1) grant any teacher certified in accordance with 8 NYCRR part  80,
     4  an  exemption  from any additional certification or prerequisite, except
     5  for background checks required under public  law  113-186,  required  to
     6  operate  any after-school program operated by the office of children and
     7  family services, or an after-school program for children run by a public
     8  school district or by a private school or  academy  which  is  providing
     9  elementary  or  secondary  education  or  both,  in  accordance with the
    10  compulsory education requirements of the education  law,  provided  that
    11  the  kindergarten,  pre-kindergarten,  nursery  school,  or after-school
    12  program is located on the premises or campus  where  the  elementary  or
    13  secondary  education  is provided; except for any teacher working in any
    14  school building of a city school district of a city having  one  hundred
    15  twenty-five thousand inhabitants or more.
    16    §  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
    17  have become a law.    Effective  immediately,  the  addition,  amendment
    18  and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation
    19  of  this  act  on  its  effective  date  are  authorized  to be made and
    20  completed on or before such effective date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD08945-01-9
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