senate Bill S6127

Signed by Governor

Relates to members of the JSC Board and projects at certain schools in the Syracuse school district

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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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  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO EDUCATION
  • 13 / Jan / 2014
    • COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 13 / Jan / 2014
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.6
  • 22 / Jan / 2014
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 22 / Jan / 2014
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 23 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO EDUCATION
  • 25 / Feb / 2014
    • SUBSTITUTED FOR A8226A
  • 25 / Feb / 2014
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.457
  • 25 / Feb / 2014
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 25 / Feb / 2014
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 12 / Mar / 2014
    • DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • 17 / Mar / 2014
    • SIGNED CHAP.9

Summary

Relates to members of the joint schools construction board and projects at certain schools in the Syracuse school district.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8226A
Versions:
S6127
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Law Section:
Syracuse, City of
Laws Affected:
Amd Part A-4 ยงยง4 & 5, Chap 58 of 2006

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S6127

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 58 of the laws of 2006
enacting the "city of Syracuse and the board of education of the city
school district of the city of Syracuse cooperative school
reconstruction act", in relation to members of the JSC Board and
projects at certain schools in the city school district

PURPOSE: To change the membership composition of the Syracuse JSCB
and identify the schools where projects will be undertaken.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1: Amends the membership composition of the Syracuse JSCB to
provide that the JSCB members shall be: The mayor, the superintendent,
three mayoral appointees, and two superintendent appointees.

Section 2: Identifies the 15 schools where projects may occur.

Section 3: Provides that this act shall take effect on the same date
and in the same manner as a chapter of the laws of 2013 amending
chapter 58 of the laws of 2006.

JUSTIFICATION: Provides that the Syracuse JSCB will be mayoralty
controlled and identifies the schools where projects may be undertaken
thereby providing some certainty to the Syracuse city school district,
students, families and residents.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: This is a new bill.

FISCAL IMPACT: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the same date and in the
same manner as a chapter of the laws of 2013 amending chapter 58 of
the laws of 2006.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6127

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend chapter 58 of the laws of 2006  enacting  the  "city  of
  Syracuse and the board of education of the city school district of the
  city  of  Syracuse cooperative school reconstruction act", in relation
  to members of the JSC Board and projects at  certain  schools  in  the
  city school district

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (f) of section 4 of part A-4 of chapter  58  of
the  laws of 2006 enacting the "city of Syracuse and the board of educa-
tion of the city school district of the  city  of  Syracuse  cooperative
school  reconstruction  act",  as  amended by chapter 459 of the laws of
2013, is amended to read as follows:
  (f) "JSC board" shall mean the joint schools construction board of the
city and the city school district  established  to  administer,  manage,
design,  renovate  and  effect  the financing of existing public schools
within the Syracuse city school district. Such board  shall  consist  of
the  mayor  of  the  city of Syracuse and [two] THREE additional members
designated by the mayor who shall serve at the pleasure of the mayor for
a term not exceeding one year, the superintendent of the  Syracuse  city
school district and two additional members designated by the superinten-
dent  who  shall  serve at the pleasure of the superintendent for a term
not exceeding one year[, and a seventh member, not employed by the  city
or  the  school district, jointly designated by the mayor and the super-
intendent who shall serve at the pleasure of the mayor  and  the  super-
intendent  for a term not exceeding one year]. To ensure flexibility and
continuity, the mayor and/or the superintendent may from  time  to  time
designate  and  authorize their chief of staff, chief financial officer,
or other designee, to attend and vote in their stead.
  S 2. Section 5 of part A-4 of chapter 58 of the laws of 2006  enacting
the  "city  of  Syracuse  and  the board of education of the city school
district of the city of Syracuse cooperative school reconstruction act",

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11864-05-4

S. 6127                             2

as amended by chapter 459 of the laws of 2013, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  S  5.  (a)  No  more than seven projects, one each at the Central High
School, the Blodgett School, the Shea  Middle  School,  the  H.W.  Smith
Elementary  School,  the  Clary  Middle School, the Dr. Weeks Elementary
School and the Fowler High School, up to a total  cost  of  two  hundred
twenty-five  million  dollars;  and (b) no more than twenty projects [at
locations to be determined by the city school district and  approved  by
the JSC board] WHICH SHALL BE LOCATED AT THE BELLEVUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL,
THE  CLARY  MIDDLE SCHOOL, THE CORCORAN HIGH SCHOOL, THE DANFORTH MIDDLE
SCHOOL, THE EDWARD SMITH K-8 SCHOOL, THE EXPEDITIONARY  LEARNING  MIDDLE
SCHOOL,  THE FOWLER HIGH SCHOOL, THE FRAZER K-8 SCHOOL, THE GRANT MIDDLE
SCHOOL, THE GREYSTONE BUILDING, THE HENNINGER HIGH SCHOOL, THE  HUNTING-
TON  K-8  SCHOOL, THE NOTTINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL, THE SHEA MIDDLE SCHOOL AND
THE WESTSIDE ACADEMY AT BLODGETT, up to a total cost  of  three  hundred
million  dollars,  shall  be  authorized and undertaken pursuant to this
act, unless otherwise authorized by law.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the  same  date  and  in  the  same
manner as chapter 459 of the laws of 2013 takes effect.

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