assembly Bill A2895A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 12, 2012 print number 2895a
Mar 12, 2012 amend and recommit to education
Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
Jan 21, 2011 referred to education

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A2895 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2759
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Commissions
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3750, S5045
2013-2014: A2998, S3344
2015-2016: A4573, S2184
2017-2018: A5795, S3794
2019-2020: S2204

A2895 - 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 2015.

A2895 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2895

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CLARK,  WRIGHT,  MILLMAN, RAMOS, ROBINSON --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  BRENNAN,  FARRELL,  HEASTIE,  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.
                                                           LBD06442-01-1

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A2895A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2759
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Commissions
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3750, S5045
2013-2014: A2998, S3344
2015-2016: A4573, S2184
2017-2018: A5795, S3794
2019-2020: S2204

A2895A (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 2015.

A2895A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2895--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CLARK,  WRIGHT,  MILLMAN, RAMOS, ROBINSON --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  BRENNAN,  FARRELL,  HEASTIE,  LIFTON,
  McENENY,  PAULIN,  TITUS -- read once and referred to the Committee on
  Education -- recommitted to the Committee on Education  in  accordance
  with  Assembly  Rule  3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06442-03-2