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A03956 Summary:

Amd 4604, Ed L
Establishes senior citizen extension schools to provide courses and activities of special interest to the health, welfare, and recreational needs of persons over sixty years of age.
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A03956 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 31, 2019
        Introduced by M. of A. WEPRIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Education
        AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to availability of adult
          education programs for the elderly
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  4604 of the education law is
     2  amended by adding a new paragraph d to read as follows:
     3    d. Senior citizen extension schools providing instruction in  subjects
     4  specified  in paragraphs a, b and c of this subdivision as well as other
     5  courses and activities of  special  interest  relating  to  the  health,
     6  welfare,  and  recreational  needs  of  persons over sixty years of age.
     7  Such senior citizen extension schools may be established and  maintained
     8  either  at  existing  day and evening schools for adults, at centers for
     9  senior citizens, at housing projects or developments wherever a substan-
    10  tial number of dwelling units are occupied by persons over  sixty  years
    11  of age or at such other suitable place or places as may be designated by
    12  the board of education of such school district.
    13    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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