A02062 Summary:

BILL NOA02062
 
SAME ASSAME AS S00307
 
SPONSORSimon (MS)
 
COSPNSRTaylor, Forrest, Colton, Kelles, McDonald
 
MLTSPNSRAbbate, Ashby, Barron, Cruz, Dickens, Epstein, Glick, Gottfried, Hunter, Lupardo, O'Donnell, Ra, Reyes, Sayegh, Sillitti, Thiele, Weprin
 
Add 137-a, Cor L
 
Requires all incarcerated individuals who do not have a high-school diploma or its equivalent to receive a reading proficiency-level assessment and dyslexia screening upon intake; and requires for such individuals who perform below a certain proficiency level to be provided with dyslexia intervention that is evidence-based effective and consistent with science-based research specifically tailored to addressing dyslexia.
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A02062 Actions:

BILL NOA02062
 
01/14/2021referred to correction
02/10/2021reported
02/11/2021advanced to third reading cal.100
02/22/2021passed assembly
02/22/2021delivered to senate
02/22/2021REFERRED TO CRIME VICTIMS, CRIME AND CORRECTION
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A02062 Committee Votes:

CORRECTION Chair:Weprin DATE:02/10/2021AYE/NAY:11/1 Action: Favorable
WeprinAyeGiglioAye
ColtonAyePalmesanoAye
RozicAyeWalczykNay
DavilaExcused
WalkerAye
De La RosaAye
QuartAye
BurgosAye
BurdickAye
KellesAye

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A02062 Floor Votes:

DATE:02/22/2021Assembly Vote  YEA/NAY: 147/2
AbbateYClarkYFrontusYLalorYPaulinYSillittiY
AbinantiYColtonYGalefYLavineYPeoples-StokesYSimonY
AndersonYConradYGallagherYLawlerYPerryYSimpsonY
AngelinoYCookYGallahanYLemondesYPheffer AmatoYSmithY
AshbyYCruzYGandolfoYLunsfordYPichardoYSmullenY
AubryYCusickYGiglio JAYLupardoYPretlowYSolagesY
BarclayYCymbrowitzYGiglio JMYMagnarelliYQuartYSteckY
BarnwellYDarlingYGlickYMamdaniYRaYSternY
BarrettYDavilaYGonzalez-RojasYManktelowYRajkumarYStirpeY
BarronYDe La RosaYGoodellYMcDonaldYRamosERTagueY
BenedettoYDeStefanoYGottfriedYMcDonoughYReillyYTannousisY
BichotteYDickensYGriffinYMcMahonYReyesYTaylorY
BlankenbushYDilanYGuntherYMeeksYRichardsonYThieleY
BrabenecYDinowitzYHawleyYMikulinYRivera J YVanelY
BraunsteinYDiPietroYHevesiYMiller B YRivera JDYWalczykNO
BronsonYDursoYHunterYMiller MLYRodriguezYWalkerY
BrownYEichensteinYHyndmanYMitaynesYRosenthal D YWallaceY
BurdickYEnglebrightYJacksonYMontesanoYRosenthal L YWalshY
BurgosYEpsteinYJacobsonYMorinelloYRozicYWeinsteinY
BurkeYFahyYJean-PierreYNiouYSalkaYWeprinY
ButtenschonYFallYJensenYNolanYSantabarbaraYWilliamsY
ByrneYFernandezYJonesYNorrisYSayeghYWoernerY
ByrnesYFitzpatrickYJoynerYO'DonnellYSchmittYZebrowskiY
CahillYForrestYKellesYOtisYSeawrightYZinermanY
CarrollYFriendNOKimYPalmesanoYSeptimoYMr. SpeakerY

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A02062 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          2062
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    January 14, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M. of A. SIMON, TAYLOR -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
          ABBATE, ASHBY, BARRON, CRUZ, DICKENS, EPSTEIN, GLICK, GOTTFRIED, HUNT-
          ER, LUPARDO, O'DONNELL, RA, REYES, SAYEGH, THIELE, WEPRIN -- read once
          and referred to the Committee on Correction
 
        AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to a reading proficiency
          level assessment and dyslexia screening for incarcerated individuals
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. The correction law is amended by adding a new section 137-a
     2  to read as follows:
     3    §  137-a. Reading proficiency level assessment and dyslexia screening.
     4  1. As part of the intake process, an incarcerated  individual  who  does
     5  not have a high school diploma or its equivalent shall receive a reading
     6  proficiency  level assessment and dyslexia screening. If an incarcerated
     7  individual demonstrates that he or she is below  the  proficiency  level
     8  required  to  be  a  high-functioning  reader,  such individual shall be
     9  provided with dyslexia intervention that is  evidence-based,  effective,
    10  and  consistent  with  science-based  research  specifically tailored to
    11  addressing dyslexia.
    12    2. The commissioner, in consultation with the commissioner  of  educa-
    13  tion,  shall  promulgate rules and regulations that require, but are not
    14  limited to the following:
    15    (a) Teachers at all correctional facilities shall have and demonstrate
    16  awareness of the best practices of scientific reading instruction;
    17    (b) Each inmate who does not have a high school diploma or its  equiv-
    18  alent  shall receive a reading proficiency level assessment and a dysle-
    19  xia screening; and
    20    (c) A process be established in which incarcerated  individuals,  upon
    21  intake, are assessed and administered a dyslexia screening, and provided
    22  with  dyslexia  intervention  that  is  evidence-based,  effective,  and
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD01117-01-1

        A. 2062                             2
 
     1  consistent with science-based research specifically tailored to address-
     2  ing dyslexia.
     3    3.  Each  superintendent  shall  submit  a plan to the department that
     4  allows incarcerated individuals to voluntarily receive a reading  profi-
     5  ciency  level  assessment,  dyslexia  screening, and reading instruction
     6  that is evidence-based, effective,  and  consistent  with  science-based
     7  research specifically tailored to addressing dyslexia.
     8    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
     9  have become a law. Effective immediately the addition, amendment  and/or
    10  repeal  of  any  rule  or regulation necessary for the implementation of
    11  this act on its effective date are authorized to be made  and  completed
    12  on or before such date.
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