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A01367 Summary:

BILL NOA01367
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORSantabarbara
 
COSPNSRWalsh
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 305, Ed L
 
Relates to establishing mandatory training for every high school guidance counselor relating to assisting students with autism spectrum disorder; requires high school guidance counselors to receive training at least once a year on the special needs of students with autism spectrum disorder and how to assist such students in the transition from high school to higher education or employment.
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A01367 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          1367
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    January 15, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. SANTABARBARA, WALSH -- read once and referred to
          the Committee on Education
 
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing mandatory
          training for every high school guidance counselor relating to  assist-
          ing students with autism spectrum disorder

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new
     2  subdivision 57 to read as follows:
     3    57. The commissioner, in consultation with the office for people  with
     4  developmental  disabilities,  shall  promulgate  rules  and  regulations
     5  requiring every high school guidance counselor to receive  training  and
     6  instruction  relating  to understanding the special needs of high school
     7  students with autism spectrum disorder and assisting such students  with
     8  the  transition  to  higher education or employment.   Such training and
     9  instruction may be included with  any  other  training  and  instruction
    10  required  pursuant  to  this chapter and shall be provided at least once
    11  per year or more frequently as determined by the commissioner in consul-
    12  tation with the office for people with developmental disabilities.
    13    § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
    14  have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or
    15  repeal  of  any  rule  or regulation necessary for the implementation of
    16  this act on its effective date are authorized to be made  and  completed
    17  on or before such effective date.
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD06466-01-9
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