senate Bill S2196

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to votes on land acquisition and building construction propositions by BOCES districts

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
Jan 18, 2011 referred to education

S2196 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5351
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1951, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3035A, A8253

S2196 - Summary

Requires that voting on land acquisition and building construction propositions by BOCES districts shall be at the polling places equitably distributed within the BOCES district.

S2196 - Sponsor Memo

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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