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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to education|
|Jan 18, 2011||referred to education|
senate Bill S2196
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S2196 - Details
S2196 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2196 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to votes on land acquisition and building construction propositions by BOCES districts PURPOSE: To provide adequate opportunity for residents within a BOCES district to vote on spending and property acquisition and sale propositions. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends Education Law section 1951 (2)(a) and (q) to provide that meetings and votes on land acquisition and building construction propositions by BOCES districts must occur in polling places, equitably distributed, within the affected board of cooperative educational services district, where the travel distance for any resident within the affected board of cooperative educational services district shall be similar or approximately the same, with a minimum of at least three polling places for board of cooperative educational services districts in a county with a population of more than 250,000 according to the latest federal census. Section one further amends Education Law section 1951 (2)(a) to provide that notice of such meeting shall also contain the location of each polling place within the affected board of cooperative educational services districts.
S2196 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2196 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 18, 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 votes on land acquisi- tion and building construction propositions by BOCES districts THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraphs a and q of subdivision 2 of section 1951 of the education law, paragraph a as amended by chapter 722 of the laws of 2005, paragraph q as added by chapter 795 of the laws of 1967 and such section as renumbered by chapter 378 of the laws of 1972, are amended to read as follows: a. If the board of cooperative educational services determines to submit a proposition to authorize the purchase or acquisition of sites or additions thereto and real property and to construct buildings there- on and to purchase buildings and construct additions thereto, or to authorize the sale of any real property the title to which is vested in the board of cooperative educational services and buildings thereon and appurtenances or any part thereof, or to authorize the exchange of real property held by the board of cooperative educational services for the purpose of improving or changing school sites, to the qualified voters of the board of cooperative educational services, then the board shall call a meeting and submit to the qualified voters of the board of coop- erative educational services such a proposition. VOTES SHALL OCCUR IN POLLING PLACES, EQUITABLY DISTRIBUTED, WITHIN THE AFFECTED BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES DISTRICT, WHERE THE TRAVEL DISTANCE FOR ANY RESIDENT WITHIN THE AFFECTED BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES DISTRICT SHALL BE SIMILAR OR APPROXIMATELY THE SAME, WITH A MINIMUM OF AT LEAST THREE POLLING PLACES FOR BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCA- TIONAL SERVICES DISTRICTS IN A COUNTY WITH A POPULATION OF MORE THAN TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND ACCORDING TO THE LATEST FEDERAL CENSUS. The board shall cause a notice of such meeting to be given by public notice of the EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05596-01-1
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