assembly Bill A3750

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Establishes a temporary commission to examine and review the degree of segregation in primary and secondary schools

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Jan 06, 2010 referred to education
Jan 28, 2009 referred to education

A3750 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5045
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Commissions
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A2895, S2759
2013-2014: A2998, S3344
2015-2016: A4573, S2184
2017-2018: A5795, S3794
2019-2020: S2204

A3750 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a temporary commission to examine and review the degree and effect of segregation in primary and secondary schools and any correlation with school funding and the long-term impact of inadequate education on segregated students; expires 2012.

A3750 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3750

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 28, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. CLARK, WRIGHT, GREENE, MILLMAN, RAMOS, ROBINSON
  -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of  A.  ALFANO,  BARRA,  BRENNAN,  DIAZ,
  FARRELL,  HEASTIE,  JOHN,  LIFTON, McENENY, PAULIN, TITUS -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Education

AN ACT creating a temporary state commission to examine the  degree  and
  effect  of segregation in primary and secondary schools; and providing
  for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  There is established within the department of education a
temporary state commission to examine and review the  degree  of  segre-
gation  in  primary and secondary schools; here and after referred to as
the commission. The  commission  shall  have  the  following  functions,
powers and duties:
  a.  To  appoint an executive director who shall act in accordance with
the policies of the commission. The commission may delegate authority to
the executive director to act in the  name  of  the  commission  between
meetings  of  the  commission provided such delegation is in writing and
the specific powers to be delegated are enumerated;
  b. To appoint such other staff as  are  necessary  to  carry  out  its
duties under this section;
  c.  To  conduct investigations in connection with: the level of segre-
gation in New York's primary  and  secondary  schools;  any  correlation
between  segregation  and  inadequate  school funding; and the long-term
economic  impact  of  inadequate  educational  resources  on  segregated
students and society;
  d.  To  make  an annual report to the governor and the legislature not
later than July first of each year which shall include  its  recommenda-
tions.  The  commission  shall  make such further interim reports to the
governor, or to the governor and legislature, as it  shall  deem  advis-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06219-01-9