Requires a prohibition on students leaving campus in a motor vehicle during the lunch period to be included in school codes of conduct.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4752 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY February 7, 2011 ___________Introduced by M. of A. SIMOTAS -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to directing school districts and boards of cooperative educational services to prohibit students from leaving the school campus in a motor vehicle during the lunch period THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 2801 of the education law is amended by adding a new paragraph a-1 to read as follows: A-1. PROVISIONS PROHIBITING ANY STUDENT FROM LEAVING THE SCHOOL PROP- ERTY IN A MOTOR VEHICLE, INCLUDING A SNOWMOBILE AND AN ALL-TERRAIN VEHI- CLE, DURING SUCH STUDENT'S LUNCH PERIOD. SUCH PROVISIONS SHALL NOT APPLY TO ANY STUDENT WHO LEAVES SCHOOL PROPERTY FOR A SCHOOL FUNCTION, ILLNESS, INJURY OR UPON REQUEST OF THE PERSON IN PARENTAL RELATION TO THE STUDENT, PROVIDED THAT SUCH A REQUEST SHALL NOT INCLUDE A PARENTAL CONSENT FOR A STUDENT TO LEAVE SCHOOL PROPERTY DURING THE LUNCH PERIOD SOLELY FOR THE PURPOSE OF LEAVING SUCH PROPERTY DURING SUCH PERIOD. S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of July next succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06346-01-1