senate Bill S1413A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the appointment of superintendents

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2012 print number 1413a
amend and recommit to education
Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
Jan 07, 2011 referred to education

S1413 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1711, 2507 & 2565 Ed L

S1413 - Summary

Relates to the termination of superintendents and any payment as compensation for the remainder of the superintendent's unserved employment contract.

S1413 - Sponsor Memo

S1413 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1413

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SALAND -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to appointment of  super-
  intendents

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

  Section 1. Section 1711 of the education  law  is  amended  by  adding
three new subdivisions 3-a, 5 and 6 to read as follows:
  3-A.  (A)  A  BOARD  OF  EDUCATION  OF A UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT, A
COMMON SCHOOL DISTRICT, A CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT  AND  A  CENTRAL  HIGH
SCHOOL  DISTRICT  SHALL  NOT  MAKE  ANY  PAYMENT AS COMPENSATION FOR THE
REMAINDER OF THE SUPERINTENDENT'S UNSERVED CONTRACT SHOULD EMPLOYMENT BE
TERMINATED FOR JUST CAUSE.
  (B) IN ALL OTHER INSTANCES,  A  BOARD  OF  EDUCATION  SHALL  HAVE  THE
AUTHORITY  TO NEGOTIATE WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT A COMPENSATION AGREEMENT
AS PAYMENT FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE SUPERINTENDENT'S UNSERVED  CONTRACT,
PROVIDED HOWEVER, NO BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL MAKE ANY PAYMENT IN EXCESS
OF  TWENTY-FIVE  PERCENT  OF AVERAGE ANNUAL COMPENSATION PROVIDED FOR IN
THE CURRENT CONTRACT. IN THE EVENT THERE IS  LESS  THAN  ONE  FULL  YEAR
REMAINING  ON  THE CONTRACT, THE COMPENSATION AGREEMENT SHALL NOT EXCEED
TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE AVERAGE ANNUAL COMPENSATION PROVIDED  FOR  IN
THE  CONTRACT  PROPORTIONALLY  REDUCED  TO  REFLECT THE NUMBER OF MONTHS
REMAINING IN THE CONTRACT.
  (C) FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SUBDIVISION, COMPENSATION SHALL MEAN SALA-
RY AND BENEFITS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: ACCRUED AND UNUSED  VACA-
TION OR SICK LEAVE CREDITS, HEALTH INSURANCE, DISABILITY INSURANCE, LIFE
INSURANCE, AND TRAVEL EXPENSES.
  (D) AT THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION,
THE  PUBLIC SHALL BE NOTIFIED OF THE INITIATION OF NEGOTIATIONS PURSUANT
TO PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION. NO NEGOTIATIONS SHALL BE FINALIZED
PRIOR TO SUCH PUBLIC NOTICE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05319-01-1

S1413A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1711, 2507 & 2565 Ed L

S1413A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the termination of superintendents and any payment as compensation for the remainder of the superintendent's unserved employment contract.

S1413A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1413A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1413--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SALAND -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education  --  recommitted
  to the Committee on Education in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to appointment of  super-
  intendents

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

  Section 1. Section 1711 of the education  law  is  amended  by  adding
three new subdivisions 3-a, 5 and 6 to read as follows:
  3-A.  (A)  A  BOARD  OF  EDUCATION  OF A UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT, A
COMMON SCHOOL DISTRICT, A CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT  AND  A  CENTRAL  HIGH
SCHOOL  DISTRICT  SHALL  NOT  MAKE  ANY  PAYMENT AS COMPENSATION FOR THE
REMAINDER OF THE SUPERINTENDENT'S UNSERVED CONTRACT SHOULD EMPLOYMENT BE
TERMINATED FOR JUST CAUSE.
  (B) IN ALL OTHER INSTANCES,  A  BOARD  OF  EDUCATION  SHALL  HAVE  THE
AUTHORITY  TO NEGOTIATE WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT A COMPENSATION AGREEMENT
AS PAYMENT FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE SUPERINTENDENT'S UNSERVED  CONTRACT,
PROVIDED HOWEVER, NO BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL MAKE ANY PAYMENT IN EXCESS
OF  TWENTY-FIVE  PERCENT  OF AVERAGE ANNUAL COMPENSATION PROVIDED FOR IN
THE CURRENT CONTRACT. IN THE EVENT THERE IS  LESS  THAN  ONE  FULL  YEAR
REMAINING  ON  THE CONTRACT, THE COMPENSATION AGREEMENT SHALL NOT EXCEED
TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE AVERAGE ANNUAL COMPENSATION PROVIDED  FOR  IN
THE  CONTRACT  PROPORTIONALLY  REDUCED  TO  REFLECT THE NUMBER OF MONTHS
REMAINING IN THE CONTRACT.
  (C) FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SUBDIVISION, COMPENSATION SHALL MEAN SALA-
RY AND BENEFITS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: ACCRUED AND UNUSED  VACA-
TION OR SICK LEAVE CREDITS, HEALTH INSURANCE, DISABILITY INSURANCE, LIFE
INSURANCE, AND TRAVEL EXPENSES.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05319-02-2

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