8 CRR-NY 156.6
OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 8. EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER II. REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSIONER
SUBCHAPTER J. BUILDINGS AND TRANSPORTATION
PART 156. TRANSPORTATION
Current through January 31, 2012
* Section 156.6.* Leasing of school buses under emergency conditions.
(a) Pursuant to the provisions of section 1709 of the Education Law, school buses may be leased from sources other than a school district, board of cooperative educational services, or county vocational education and extension board under emergency conditions which shall include but not be limited to the following:
(2) removal of bus from service due to:
(ii) mechanical failure; or
(iii) fire, theft, vandalism;
(3) delay in delivery date.
(b) Within 10 days from the date the emergency occurs, a statement explaining the transportation emergency and its estimated duration shall be forwarded to the Commissioner of Education for approval.
(c) Such approval of the commissioner shall be for a period not to exceed 90 days, unless an emergency still exists. In such event, a request setting forth in detail, the reasons for extension of the emergency shall be filed with the commissioner for approval.