assembly Bill A10634

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for election of members of the board of education of the Buffalo city school district in November rather than May

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Jun 12, 2012 referred to education

A10634 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2478
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2553, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A3566, S868
2015-2016: A3300
2017-2018: A2113
2019-2020: A4949

A10634 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the election of members of the board of education of the Buffalo city school district in November rather than in May; creates a timetable for the electoral proceedings therefor; extends the terms of current members of such board to the last day of December rather than June; provides for future terms to run from January through December (view more) and staggers terms.

A10634 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  10634

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 12, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  COMMITTEE  ON  RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Peoples-
  Stokes) -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  providing  for  the
  election  of  members  of  the  board of education of the Buffalo city
  school district in November

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

  Section  1. Subparagraph 3 of paragraph d and paragraphs n, o and p of
subdivision 10 of section 2553 of the education law, subparagraph  3  of
paragraph  d  and paragraphs n and o as added by chapter 242 of the laws
of 1974 and paragraph p as amended by chapter 95 of the  laws  of  1979,
are amended to read as follows:
  (3)    For  the  election held in [May, nineteen hundred seventy-four]
NOVEMBER, TWO THOUSAND TWELVE, such petition shall be deemed to be time-
ly filed for such election if filed with  the  clerk  of  the  board  of
elections  of  Erie  county  on or before [April ninth, nineteen hundred
seventy-four] OCTOBER FOURTH, TWO THOUSAND TWELVE.  A petition  sent  by
mail  in an envelope postmarked prior to midnight on [April ninth, nine-
teen hundred seventy-four] OCTOBER FOURTH, TWO THOUSAND TWELVE, shall be
deemed to be timely filed when received.    Written  objection  to  such
petition shall be filed within [two] THREE days after the [date this act
shall  have  become  a law] LAST DAY TO FILE THE PETITION and specifica-
tions of the grounds of the objections shall be  filed  with  the  board
within [one day] SIX DAYS after the filing of the objection and institu-
tion  of court proceedings relating thereto shall be commenced not later
than [May second, nineteen hundred seventy-four] FOURTEEN DAYS AFTER THE
LAST DAY TO FILE THE PETITION OR WITHIN THREE BUSINESS  DAYS  AFTER  THE
BOARD  OF  ELECTIONS MAKES A DETERMINATION OF INVALIDITY WITH RESPECT TO
SUCH PETITION, WHICHEVER IS LATER.
  n. [The] FOR MEMBERS ELECTED IN NOVEMBER, TWO THOUSAND TWELVE THE TERM
OF OFFICE FOR EACH MEMBER OF SUCH BOARD FROM A CITY  SCHOOL  SUBDISTRICT
SHALL  BE  TWO YEARS, AND FOR EACH MEMBER ELECTED AT LARGE SHALL BE FOUR
YEARS AND UPON THE EXPIRATION OF SUCH TERMS, THE term of office of  each
member  of  such  board  from  a  city school subdistrict shall be three

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

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