assembly Bill A10058A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to reform of the board of education of the city school district of the city of New York

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May 21, 2012 print number 10058a
May 21, 2012 amend (t) and recommit to education
May 02, 2012 referred to education

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A10058 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2590-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A4311
2015-2016: A3900

A10058 - Summary

Relates to reform of the board of education of the city school district of the city of New York; provides board members to perform duties in good faith and to execute an acknowledgement of responsibilities; provides for a two year term of office of board members of the city school district of the city of New York.

A10058 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  10058

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 2, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. BRENNAN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to reforming  the  boards
  of  education  of the city school districts of the city of Yonkers and
  the city of New York

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of  section 2553 of the education law, as
added by chapter 242 of the laws of 1974, is amended to read as follows:
  3. In the city school district of the city of Yonkers members  of  the
board  of  education  shall  be  appointed from the city at large by the
mayor and shall be for terms of five years each, to begin on  the  first
Tuesday  in  May.  BOARD  MEMBERS  SHALL PERFORM EACH OF THEIR DUTIES AS
BOARD MEMBERS, INCLUDING BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO  THOSE  IMPOSED  BY  THIS
SECTION, IN GOOD FAITH AND WITH THAT DEGREE OF DILIGENCE, CARE AND SKILL
WHICH  AN  ORDINARILY  PRUDENT  PERSON  IN LIKE POSITION WOULD USE UNDER
SIMILAR CIRCUMSTANCES, AND MAY TAKE INTO  CONSIDERATION  THE  VIEWS  AND
POLICIES OF ANY ELECTED OFFICIAL OR BODY, OR ANY OTHER PERSON, AND ULTI-
MATELY  APPLY  INDEPENDENT  JUDGMENT  IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE SCHOOL
DISTRICT, AND ITS MISSION. AT  THE  TIME  THAT  EACH  MEMBER  TAKES  AND
SUBSCRIBES  HIS  OR  HER  OATH OF OFFICE, OR WITHIN SIXTY DAYS AFTER THE
EFFECTIVE DATE OF A CHAPTER OF THE LAWS OF  TWO  THOUSAND  TWELVE  WHICH
AMENDED  THIS SUBDIVISION IF THE MEMBER HAS ALREADY TAKEN AND SUBSCRIBED
HIS OR HER OATH OF OFFICE, SUCH MEMBER SHALL EXECUTE  AN  ACKNOWLEDGMENT
IN THE FORM DEVELOPED BY THE AUTHORITIES BUDGET OFFICE PURSUANT TO PARA-
GRAPH  (I)  OF  SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION SIX OF THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES
LAW, IN WHICH THE BOARD MEMBER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HE OR  SHE  UNDERSTANDS
HIS  OR  HER  ROLE,  AND FIDUCIARY RESPONSIBILITIES AS SET FORTH IN THIS
SUBDIVISION, AND ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HE OR SHE UNDERSTANDS HIS OR HER DUTY
OF LOYALTY AND CARE TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT AND COMMITMENT TO THE  SCHOOL
DISTRICT'S MISSION.
  S 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 2590-b of the education
law, as amended by chapter 345 of the laws of 2009, is amended and a new
paragraph (a-1) is added to read as follows:
  (a)  The board of education of the city school district of the city of
New York is hereby continued. Such board of education shall  consist  of
thirteen  appointed  members: one member to be appointed by each borough

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A10058A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2590-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A4311
2015-2016: A3900

A10058A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to reform of the board of education of the city school district of the city of New York; provides board members to perform duties in good faith and to execute an acknowledgement of responsibilities; provides for a two year term of office of board members of the city school district of the city of New York.

A10058A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                10058--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 2, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BRENNAN,  ROBINSON,  COLTON,  CRESPO,  COOK,
  P. RIVERA, WEPRIN, MILLMAN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  ABBATE,
  GOTTFRIED,  JACOBS,  MARKEY -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Education -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to reforming the board of
  education of the city school district of the city of New York

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

  Section 1.  Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section  2590-b  of  the
education law, as amended by chapter 345 of the laws of 2009, is amended
and a new paragraph (a-1) is added to read as follows:
  (a)  The board of education of the city school district of the city of
New York is hereby continued. Such board of education shall  consist  of
thirteen  appointed  members: one member to be appointed by each borough
president of the city of New York; and eight members to be appointed  by
the  mayor  of  the  city  of New York. The chancellor shall serve as an
ex-officio non-voting member of the city board.  The  city  board  shall
elect  its  own chairperson from among its voting members. [All thirteen
appointed members shall serve at the pleasure of the appointing authori-
ty and] THE TERM OF OFFICE OF EACH MEMBER SHALL BE TWO YEARS, COMMENCING
THE FIRST DAY OF SEPTEMBER, TWO THOUSAND  TWELVE  AND  EVERY  TWO  YEARS
THEREAFTER.  NO  MEMBER  shall  [not] be employed in any capacity by the
city of New York, or a  subdivision  thereof,  or  the  city  board.  No
appointed  member  of the city board shall also be a member, officer, or
employee of any public corporation, authority, or commission  where  the
mayor  of  the city of New York has a majority of the appointments. Each
borough president's appointee shall be a resident  of  the  borough  for
which  the borough president appointing him or her was elected and shall
be the parent of a child attending  a  public  school  within  the  city
school  district  of the city of New York.  Each mayoral appointee shall
be a resident of the city and two shall be parents of a child  attending
a  public  school within the city district.  All parent members shall be
eligible to continue to serve on the city board for two years  following

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