Key Votes

S 7722A - Authorizes Special Education Tuition Reimbursement - Key Vote

New York Key Votes

Toby Ann Stavisky voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Toby Ann Stavisky made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Special Education Tuition Reimbursement

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (93-50) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Special Education Tuition Reimbursement

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes tuition reimbursement for special education.

Highlights:
  • Requires school districts to consider the home life and family background of a special education student when determining what school would provide the appropriate educational program for that particular student (Sec. 1).
  • Requires school districts to either grant or deny a parent’s request for private school tuition reimbursement within 90 days after the request has been received (Sec. 1).
  • Requires school districts to provide reimbursement to parents within 30 days once the request is granted (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that tuition reimbursement will continue until the Committee on Special Education changes the student’s individualized education program (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (47-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Special Education Tuition Reimbursement

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes tuition reimbursement for special education.

Highlights:
  • Requires school districts to consider the home life and family background of a special education student when determining what school would provide the appropriate educational program for that particular student (Sec. 1).
  • Requires school districts to either grant or deny a parent’s request for private school tuition reimbursement within 90 days after the request has been received (Sec. 1).
  • Requires school districts to provide reimbursement to parents within 30 days once the request is granted (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that tuition reimbursement will continue until the Committee on Special Education changes the student’s individualized education program (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Special Education Tuition Reimbursement

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