senate Bill S1789C

Signed by Governor Amended

Authorizes Greenburgh - North Castle Union free school district to lease certain real properties

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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  • 06 / Feb / 2009
    • REFERRED TO EDUCATION
  • 01 / Apr / 2009
    • AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO EDUCATION
  • 01 / Apr / 2009
    • PRINT NUMBER 1789A
  • 02 / Jun / 2009
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.604
  • 03 / Jun / 2009
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 04 / Jun / 2009
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 16 / Jul / 2009
    • COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 30 / Dec / 2009
    • AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO RULES
  • 30 / Dec / 2009
    • PRINT NUMBER 1789B
  • 06 / Jan / 2010
    • REFERRED TO EDUCATION
  • 25 / Jan / 2010
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO EDUCATION
  • 25 / Jan / 2010
    • PRINT NUMBER 1789C
  • 12 / Mar / 2010
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO EDUCATION
  • 12 / Mar / 2010
    • PRINT NUMBER 1789D
  • 23 / Mar / 2010
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.307
  • 24 / Mar / 2010
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 25 / Mar / 2010
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 12 / Apr / 2010
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 12 / Apr / 2010
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 12 / Apr / 2010
    • REFERRED TO EDUCATION
  • 16 / Jun / 2010
    • SUBSTITUTED FOR A8871C
  • 16 / Jun / 2010
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING RULES CAL.178
  • 16 / Jun / 2010
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 16 / Jun / 2010
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 13 / Jul / 2010
    • DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • 16 / Jul / 2010
    • SIGNED CHAP.224

Summary

Authorizes Greenburgh North Castle Union free school district to lease certain real property.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8871B
Versions:
S1789
S1789A
S1789B
S1789C
S1789D
Legislative Cycle:
2009-2010
Law Section:
Education

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BILL NUMBER: S1789C

TITLE OF BILL :
An act to amend chapter 118 of the laws of 1969, relating to a
separate union free school district in the town of Greenburgh in the
county of Westchester, in relation to clarifying the authority of the
Greenburgh North Castle Union Free School District to lease certain
properties located outside of its boundaries


PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF THE BILL :
This legislation will authorize the Greenburgh North Castle Union Free
School District to continue leasing property outside of district
boundaries for the purpose of providing instruction to students.

Section 1: Authorizes the District to lease property located at one
hundred eight Shonnard Place in the city of Yonkers, county of
Westchester, 623 Blooming Grove Turnpike in the town of New Windsor,
county of Orange, 1700 Old Orchard Place in the village of Valhalla,
county of Westchester, and at 24 Maple Avenue in the city of New
Rochelle, county of Westchester for the purpose of providing
instruction to students enrolled in the school district.

Section 2: Ratifies previous Board action regarding lease arrangements
at these sites.

Section 3: Establishes the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION :
The Greenburgh North Castle Union Free School District is a special
act district that currently operates programs to serve special needs
students. In 2005, the district opened the Greenburgh Academy in
Yonkers which now serves over 170 students. Since the present location
is outside of the Districts physical boundaries, the authorization to
lease space for the Academy has been secured through a waiver issued
by the State Education Department. This legislation will negate the
need for a waiver from the Education Department while ensuring that
important student services will continue without interruption.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY :
2008 - Died in Education

FISCAL IMPACT :
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE :
This act shall take effect immediately.
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 1789--C

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Education  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- reported favorably from said  commit-
  tee,  ordered  to first and second report, ordered to a third reading,
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third  reading -- reported favorably from said committee and committed
  to the Committee on  Rules  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee --
  recommitted to the Committee on Education in  accordance  with  Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend chapter 118 of the laws of 1969, relating to a  separate
  union  free school district in the town of Greenburgh in the county of
  Westchester, in relation to clarifying the authority of the Greenburgh
  North Castle Union Free School District to  lease  certain  properties
  located outside of its boundaries

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Chapter 118 of the laws of 1969,  relating  to  a  separate
union  free  school  district in the town of Greenburgh in the county of
Westchester is amended by adding a new section 2-a to read as follows:
  S 2-A.   NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER LAW, RULE,  OR  REGULATION  TO  THE
CONTRARY,  IN ADDITION TO THE POWERS GRANTED BY SECTION TWO OF THIS ACT,
THE BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO LEASE  PROPERTIES  LOCATED
AT 108 SHONNARD PLACE IN THE CITY OF YONKERS, COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER, 623
BLOOMING  GROVE  TURNPIKE  IN THE TOWN OF NEW WINDSOR, COUNTY OF ORANGE,
1700 OLD ORCHARD PLACE IN THE VILLAGE OF VALHALLA, COUNTY  OF  WESTCHES-
TER, AND AT 24 MAPLE AVENUE IN THE CITY OF NEW ROCHELLE, COUNTY OF WEST-
CHESTER FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING INSTRUCTION TO STUDENTS ENROLLED IN
THE SCHOOL DISTRICT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04999-08-0

S. 1789--C                          2

  S  2.  The  actions  of the board of education of the Greenburgh North
Castle Union Free School District in  entering  a  lease  of  properties
located  at  108  Shonnard Place in the city of Yonkers, county of West-
chester, 623 Blooming Grove Turnpike in the town of New Windsor,  county
of  Orange, 1700 Old Orchard Place in the village of Valhalla, county of
Westchester, and at 24 Maple Avenue in the city of New Rochelle,  county
of  Westchester prior to the effective date of this act are hereby rati-
fied, validated and confirmed notwithstanding its  location  outside  of
the school district boundaries.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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