assembly Bill A9955

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the appointment of members of the New York city school board of education

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Apr 26, 2012 referred to education

A9955 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6915
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง2590-b & 2590-h, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A792, S1406
2015-2016: A1814, S904
2017-2018: A6440, S3730
2019-2020: A3922, S840

A9955 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the appointment of members of the New York city school board of education; increases membership to thirteen and includes parent representatives, a member from a college or university and a member of a community district education council; provides that the board shall appoint the chancellor.

A9955 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9955

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 26, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. WEPRIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the members and powers
  of  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
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; FOUR BY THE CITY COUNCIL, ONE OF WHOM
SHALL  BE A REPRESENTATIVE OF A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY, ONE OF WHOM SHALL
BE A MEMBER OF PARENT ORGANIZATIONS AND ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE A MEMBER OF
A COMMUNITY DISTRICT EDUCATION COUNCIL; and [eight] FOUR 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
authority  and  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 pres-
ident 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]  ONE shall be [parents] A PARENT 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
the conclusion of their child's attendance at a public school within the

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

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