A04791 Summary:

BILL NO    A04791 

SAME AS    No same as 

SPONSOR    Cymbrowitz (MS)

COSPNSR    Colton

MLTSPNSR   

Amd S305, Ed L

Authorizes and directs the commissioner of education to require school
districts to establish a parental/guardian notification program when
potentially life threatening events occur on school grounds, e.g., bomb threats
or guns or other weapons discovered or recovered.
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A04791 Actions:

BILL NO    A04791 

02/06/2015 referred to education
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A04791 Text:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________

                                         4791

                              2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y

                                   February 6, 2015
                                      ___________

       Introduced  by  M. of A. CYMBROWITZ, COLTON -- read once and referred to
         the Committee on Education

       AN ACT to amend the  education  law,  in  relation  to  notification  of
         parents and guardians

         THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
       BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

    1    Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new
    2  subdivision 53 to read as follows:
    3    53. THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED  TO  PROMULGATE  RULES
    4  AND  REGULATIONS  TO REQUIRE ALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM
    5  TO NOTIFY PARENTS OR GUARDIANS OF SCHOOL CHILDREN WHEN POTENTIALLY  LIFE
    6  THREATENING OCCURRENCES HAVE TAKEN PLACE ON SCHOOL GROUNDS. FOR PURPOSES
    7  OF  THIS SUBDIVISION LIFE THREATENING OCCURRENCES SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT
    8  BE LIMITED TO, BOMB THREATS AND THE DISCOVERY OR  RECOVERY  OF  GUNS  OR
    9  OTHER WEAPONS FROM STUDENTS.
   10    S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
   11  it  shall  have  become a law. Effective immediately the commissioner of
   12  education is authorized to promulgate such rules and regulations as  may
   13  be  necessary  to  carry out the provisions of this act on its effective
   14  date.




        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD08427-01-5
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