Creates an exception to school bussing requirements in the city of New York for restoration of past services; requires school bus transportation to be provided to certain seventh and eighth graders in the city of New York.
Ayes (59): Adams, Addabbo, Alesi, Avella, Ball, Bonacic, Breslin, Carlucci, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Dilan, Duane, Espaillat, Farley, Flanagan, Fuschillo, Gallivan, Gianaris, Golden, Griffo, Grisanti, Hannon, Hassell-Thomps, Huntley, Johnson, Kennedy, Klein, Krueger, Lanza, Larkin, LaValle, Libous, Little, Marcellino, Martins, Maziarz, McDonald, Montgomery, Nozzolio, O'Mara, Peralta, Perkins, Ranzenhofer, Ritchie, Rivera, Robach, Saland, Sampson, Savino, Serrano, Seward, Skelos, Smith, Squadron, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousin, Valesky, Young, Zeldin
Nays (1): Parker
Excused (1): Oppenheimer
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 8683--B 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY October 27, 2011 ___________Introduced by M. of A. CUSICK, TITONE, MALLIOTAKIS, TOBACCO, SIMANOWITZ, NOLAN, ABBATE, CYMBROWITZ -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education -- recommitted to the Committee on Education in accord- ance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit- tee -- again reported from said committee with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to creating an exception to school busing requirements in the city of New York for restoration of past services THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 3635 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows: 3. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, IN CITIES WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, THE REQUIREMENT OF PARAGRAPH C OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, REQUIRING THAT A CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT PROVIDING TRANSPORTATION FOR CHILDREN RESID- ING WITHIN SUCH DISTRICT OFFER SUCH TRANSPORTATION EQUALLY TO ALL SUCH CHILDREN IN LIKE CIRCUMSTANCES, SHALL NOT APPLY TO THE USE OF EXISTING CONTRACT BUS SERVICE PROVIDED FOR CHILDREN IN ELEMENTARY GRADES BY PUPILS IN GRADES SEVEN AND EIGHT, BUT ONLY WHERE SUCH USE IS A REIN- STATEMENT OF A SERVICE PROVIDED IN THE SCHOOL YEAR BEGINNING IN SEPTEM- BER, TWO THOUSAND NINE AND ENDING IN JUNE TWO THOUSAND TEN. S 2. This act shall take effect September 1, 2012.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13465-07-2