|SAME AS||SAME AS S00367-B|
|COSPNSR||Blake, Morinello, Brabenec, Miller MG, Ortiz|
|Amd §208-a, Gen Muni L|
|Authorizes educational institutions to agree to pay for all or a portion of the salaries and compensation payable to municipal school crossing guards.|
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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 2954--B 2017-2018 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY January 23, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. McDONALD, BLAKE, MORINELLO, BRABENEC, M. G. MILL- ER, ORTIZ -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee -- recommitted to the Committee on Ways and Means in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to authorizing educational institutions to pay the salaries and compensation of school crossing guards The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem- bly, do enact as follows: 1 Section 1. Section 208-a of the general municipal law, as amended by 2 chapter 131 of the laws of 1967, is amended to read as follows: 3 § 208-a. School guards. The duly constituted authorities of any city, 4 town, or village or any county police department or police district may 5 designate, authorize and appoint such a number of persons as such 6 authority shall deem necessary, and at such salaries as such authority 7 shall deem advisable, as school crossing guards to aid in protecting 8 school children going to and from school, and church crossing guards to 9 aid in protecting persons going to and from places of worship, and for 10 such purpose shall have power to control vehicular traffic within such 11 municipality. A board of education or trustees of a school district may 12 enter into an agreement with any city, town, village or county police 13 department or police district whereby such school district pays for all 14 or any portion of the salaries of the school crossing guards providing 15 services pursuant to this section to the students of such district. 16 Notwithstanding any agreement entered into pursuant to this section, 17 school crossing guards shall not be considered employees of the school 18 district. The authority of a board of education or trustees of a school 19 district to enter into such agreement shall only exist when such agree- EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00303-04-8A. 2954--B 2 1 ment results in an increase to the number of school crossing guards 2 employed by the city, town, village, county police department or police 3 district. 4 § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.