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Office of the New York State Comptroller

Comptroller DiNapoli's Legislative Program

Legislative Session 2013-2014:

 

Special Education Preschool Provider Program Oversight - Signed into law on December 18, 2013 as Chapter 545 of the laws of 2013(Comptroller's Program Bill # 13) - S. 5568 - A (Flanagan) and A. 7302 - A (Nolan) - Requires the Comptroller to audit the expenses reported to the Department of Education by every special education services program provider for preschool children with disabilities in this State at least once by March 31, 2018. Additionally, requires such providers to certify that it meet certain criteria. Finally, directs the Department of Education to study alternative systems of reimbursement methodologies and monitoring protocols for the tuition and maintenance components of special education services programs for preschool children with disabilities.