BILL NO S06170
SAME AS SAME AS A08831
Add S3036, Ed L
Requires school district superintendents to give notice of the termination of
special therapy services sixty days prior to such termination.
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
January 8, 2014
Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- 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 notice of the termi-
nation of special therapy services by school districts
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 3036
2 to read as follows:
3 S 3036. SPECIAL THERAPY SERVICES; NOTICE OF TERMINATION. THE SUPER-
4 INTENDENT OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT WHICH PROVIDES PHYSICAL THERAPY, OCCUPA-
5 TIONAL THERAPY, OR ANY OTHER SPECIAL THERAPY SERVICES TO ANY STUDENTS
6 WITH SPECIAL NEEDS SHALL, NOT LESS THAN SIXTY DAYS PRIOR TO THE TERMI-
7 NATION OF ANY SUCH SERVICES:
8 1. NOTIFY, IN WRITING, THE PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OF EACH STUDENT
9 RECEIVING SUCH SERVICES THAT SUCH SERVICES WILL BE TERMINATED; AND
10 2. PLACE ON THE INTERNET WEBSITE FOR SUCH SCHOOL DISTRICT, A NOTICE
11 THAT SUCH SERVICES WILL BE TERMINATED.
12 S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.