senate Bill S4241A

Amended

Clarifies the authority of the Greenburgh North Castle Union Free School District to lease certain properties and to expand its boundaries

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  • Introduced
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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  • 15 / Mar / 2013
    • REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • 30 / Apr / 2013
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.491
  • 01 / May / 2013
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 06 / May / 2013
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 22 / May / 2013
    • AMENDED ON THIRD READING 4241A
  • 12 / Jun / 2013
    • AMENDED ON THIRD READING 4241B
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • RECOMMIT, ENACTING CLAUSE STRICKEN

Summary

Relates to a separate union free school district in the town of Greenburgh, in the county of Westchester; clarifies the authority of the Greenburgh North Castle Union Free School District to lease certain properties and to expand its boundaries.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6721A
Versions:
S4241
S4241A
S4241B
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Westchester County
Laws Affected:
Amd §2-a, add §§2-c & 2-d, Chap 118 of 1969

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S4241A

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 and to expand its boundaries

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this bill is to
authorize the Greenburgh North Castle union free school district to
lease properties for the purpose of providing instruction to students
in the Greenburgh North Castle union free school district.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

Section 2-c is added to chapter 118 of the laws of 1969 which
clarifies the authority of the Greenburgh North Castle Union Free
School District to lease properties and to expand its boundaries.
Section 2-c of the bill authorizes the Greenburgh North Castle union
free school district, subject to approval of the New York State
education department, to lease properties located at 45 East Gainsborg
Avenue in the village of West Harrison, county of Westchester and 100
North Broadway in the village of Irvington, Westchester County and to
enter into any agreements necessary to lease the properties for the
purpose of educating the students enrolled in the Greenburgh North
Castle union free school district.

JUSTIFICATION: This legislation is necessary to allow the Greenburgh
North Castle Union Free School District to lease properties and expand
their school boundaries.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill - 2013

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
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4241--A
    Cal. No. 491

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local  Government
  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second
  report,  ordered  to  a  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

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
  and to expand its boundaries

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

  Section 1. Section 2-a of 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, as added by chapter 226 of the laws of  2010,  is
amended to read as follows:
  S  [2-a]  2-B.   Notwithstanding any other law, rule, or regulation to
the contrary, in addition to the powers granted by section two  of  this
act, subject to the approval of the New York state education department,
the  board  of education shall be authorized to lease AND EXPAND BOUNDA-
RIES OF properties located at 623 Blooming Grove Turnpike, in  the  town
of New Windsor, county of Orange, to be known as the Kaplan Career Acad-
emy,  for  the  purpose of providing instruction to students enrolled in
the school district.
  S 2. Chapter 118 of the laws of 1969, relating  to  a  separate  union
free  school  district in the town of Greenburgh, in the county of West-
chester, is amended by adding two new sections 2-c and 2-d  to  read  as
follows:
  S 2-C.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR REGULATION
TO THE CONTRARY, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT,  THE  BOARD  OF  EDUCATION  SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO LEASE AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08473-04-3

S. 4241--A                          2

EXPAND BOUNDARIES OF PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 45 EAST GAINSBORG  AVENUE  IN
THE  VILLAGE OF WEST HARRISON, COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER, TO BE KNOWN AS THE
REACH ACADEMY, AND TO ENTER INTO ANY AGREEMENTS NECESSARY TO  CARRY  OUT
SUCH  AUTHORITY,  FOR  THE  PURPOSE OF PROVIDING INSTRUCTION TO STUDENTS
ENROLLED IN THE GREENBURGH NORTH CASTLE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT.
  S 2-D. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR  REGULATION
TO THE CONTRARY, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT,  THE  BOARD  OF  EDUCATION  SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO LEASE AND
EXPAND BOUNDARIES OF PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 100 NORTH  BROADWAY,  IN  THE
VILLAGE  OF  IRVINGTON, COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER, TO BE KNOWN AS THE GREEN-
BURGH ACADEMY, AND TO ENTER INTO ANY AGREEMENTS NECESSARY TO  CARRY  OUT
SUCH  AUTHORITY,  FOR  THE  PURPOSE OF PROVIDING INSTRUCTION TO STUDENTS
ENROLLED IN THE GREENBURGH NORTH CASTLE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT.
  S 3. The actions of the board of education  of  the  Greenburgh  North
Castle union free school district in entering into a lease of properties
located  at  45  East  Gainsborg Avenue in the village of West Harrison,
county of Westchester, and 100 North Broadway in the village of  Irving-
ton,  Westchester  County  prior  to  the effective date of this act are
hereby ratified, validated and confirmed  notwithstanding  its  location
outside of the school district boundaries.
  S  4.  (a)  Notwithstanding  any provision of law to the contrary, the
board of education of the Greenburgh  North  Castle  union  free  school
district  number  twelve, created pursuant to chapter 118 of the laws of
1969, as amended, shall be authorized to purchase  property  located  at
the site of the Jennie Clarkson Campus (1700 Old Orchard Street, Valhal-
la,  New York 10595) in the County of Westchester from St. Christopher's
Inc.
  (b) Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the dormito-
ry authority, St. Christopher's Inc. and  the  Greenburgh  North  Castle
union free school district number twelve, of the towns of Greenburgh and
North  Castle,  in the county of Westchester, are each hereby authorized
to enter into such agreements as the dormitory authority  deems  reason-
able  or necessary to comply with the requirements of subdivision (a) of
this section and to provide for the performance of  the  obligations  of
St. Christopher's Inc. and the Greenburgh North Castle union free school
district  number twelve, in accordance with the provisions of title 4 of
article 8 of the public authorities law.
  (c) Nothing in this  chapter  shall  authorize  the  Greenburgh  North
Castle  union free school district number twelve, of the towns of Green-
burgh and North Castle, and St. Christopher's Inc. from effectuating the
transactions authorized under  this  act  without  first  obtaining  any
governmental  approvals,  consents,  licenses, permits and accreditation
otherwise required under law, which shall include but not be limited  to
programmatic approval of the commissioner of education.
  S 5. This act shall take effect immediately.

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