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S06730 Summary:

BILL NO    S06730 

SAME AS    No same as 

SPONSOR    GRISANTI

COSPNSR    

MLTSPNSR   

Add S208-b, Ed L

Relates to providing students an opportunity to take regents examinations if
missed due to school closure.
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S06730 Text:

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

                                         6730

                                   I N  S E N A T E

                                     March 4, 2014
                                      ___________

       Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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 providing students  an
         opportunity  to  take  regents  examinations  if  missed due to school
         closure

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

    1    Section  1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 208-b
    2  to read as follows:
    3    S 208-B. ALTERNATIVE REGENTS EXAM TESTING DAYS DUE TO SCHOOL  CLOSURE.
    4  ANY  SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT IS CLOSED DUE TO AN EMERGENCY DURING A REGENTS
    5  EXAMINATION PERIOD IS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE ANY STUDENT QUALIFIED TO  TAKE
    6  SUCH  EXAM  AS  SET FORTH IN 8 NYCRR 8.2 AN OPPORTUNITY TO TAKE THE EXAM
    7  MISSED WITHIN THIRTY DAYS FROM THE DATE OF THE ORIGINAL EXAMINATION. THE
    8  BOARD OF REGENTS SHALL SELECT THE DATE FOR THE REGENTS EXAMS AND  NOTIFY
    9  SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF THE MAKE-UP DATE AND LOCATIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
   10  SECTION, "EMERGENCY" SHALL BE DEFINED AS A SITUATION THAT POSES AN IMME-
   11  DIATE RISK TO HEALTH, LIFE, OR PROPERTY THAT CAUSES A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO
   12  CLOSE.
   13    S  2.  This  act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, the
   14  addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule  or  regulation  necessary
   15  for  the implementation of this act on its effective date is directed to
   16  be made and completed on or before such effective date.




        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD13850-01-4
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