senate Bill S2478A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for election of members of the board of education of the Buffalo city school district in November rather than May

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 14, 2012 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 25, 2012 advanced to third reading
Apr 19, 2012 2nd report cal.
Apr 18, 2012 1st report cal.500
Jan 05, 2012 print number 2478a
amend and recommit to education
Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 03, 2011 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 02, 2011 advanced to third reading
Apr 13, 2011 2nd report cal.
Apr 12, 2011 1st report cal.365
Jan 21, 2011 referred to education

Votes

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Apr 18, 2012 - Education committee Vote

S2478A
13
2
committee
13
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Education Committee Vote: Apr 18, 2012

nay (2)
aye wr (1)
excused (2)

Apr 12, 2011 - Education committee Vote

S2478
15
1
committee
15
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S2478 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10634
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2553, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A6028A

S2478 - Summary

Provides for the election of members of the board of education of the Buffalo city school district in November rather than in May; creates a timetable for the electoral proceedings therefor; extends the terms of current members of such board to the last day of December rather than June; provides for future terms to run from January through December (view more) and staggers terms.

S2478 - Sponsor Memo

S2478 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2478

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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  providing  for  the
  election  of  members  of  the  board of education of the Buffalo city
  school district in November

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

  Section  1. Subparagraph 3 of paragraph d and paragraphs n, o and p of
subdivision 10 of section 2553 of the education law, subparagraph  3  of
paragraph  d  and paragraphs n and o as added by chapter 242 of the laws
of 1974 and paragraph p as amended by chapter 95 of the  laws  of  1979,
are amended to read as follows:
  (3)    For  the  election held in [May, nineteen hundred seventy-four]
NOVEMBER, TWO THOUSAND ELEVEN, such petition shall be deemed to be time-
ly filed for such election if filed with  the  clerk  of  the  board  of
elections  of  Erie  county  on or before [April ninth, nineteen hundred
seventy-four] OCTOBER FOURTH, TWO THOUSAND ELEVEN.  A petition  sent  by
mail  in an envelope postmarked prior to midnight on [April ninth, nine-
teen hundred seventy-four] OCTOBER FOURTH, TWO THOUSAND ELEVEN, shall be
deemed to be timely filed when received.    Written  objection  to  such
petition shall be filed within [two] THREE days after the [date this act
shall  have  become  a law] LAST DAY TO FILE THE PETITION and specifica-
tions of the grounds of the objections shall be  filed  with  the  board
within [one day] SIX DAYS after the filing of the objection and institu-
tion  of court proceedings relating thereto shall be commenced not later
than [May second, nineteen hundred seventy-four] FOURTEEN DAYS AFTER THE
LAST DAY TO FILE THE PETITION OR WITHIN THREE BUSINESS  DAYS  AFTER  THE
BOARD  OF  ELECTIONS MAKES A DETERMINATION OF INVALIDITY WITH RESPECT TO
SUCH PETITION, WHICHEVER IS LATER.
  n. [The] FOR MEMBERS ELECTED IN NOVEMBER, TWO THOUSAND ELEVEN THE TERM
OF OFFICE FOR EACH MEMBER OF SUCH BOARD FROM A CITY  SCHOOL  SUBDISTRICT
SHALL  BE  TWO YEARS, AND FOR EACH MEMBER ELECTED AT LARGE SHALL BE FOUR
YEARS AND UPON THE EXPIRATION OF SUCH TERMS, THE term of office of  each
member  of  such  board  from  a  city school subdistrict shall be three

Co-Sponsors

S2478A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10634
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2553, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A6028A

S2478A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the election of members of the board of education of the Buffalo city school district in November rather than in May; creates a timetable for the electoral proceedings therefor; extends the terms of current members of such board to the last day of December rather than June; provides for future terms to run from January through December (view more) and staggers terms.

S2478A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2478A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2478--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRISANTI, KENNEDY -- 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  providing  for  the
  election  of  members  of  the  board of education of the Buffalo city
  school district in November

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

  Section  1. Subparagraph 3 of paragraph d and paragraphs n, o and p of
subdivision 10 of section 2553 of the education law, subparagraph  3  of
paragraph  d  and paragraphs n and o as added by chapter 242 of the laws
of 1974 and paragraph p as amended by chapter 95 of the  laws  of  1979,
are amended to read as follows:
  (3)    For  the  election held in [May, nineteen hundred seventy-four]
NOVEMBER, TWO THOUSAND TWELVE, such petition shall be deemed to be time-
ly filed for such election if filed with  the  clerk  of  the  board  of
elections  of  Erie  county  on or before [April ninth, nineteen hundred
seventy-four] OCTOBER FOURTH, TWO THOUSAND TWELVE.  A petition  sent  by
mail  in an envelope postmarked prior to midnight on [April ninth, nine-
teen hundred seventy-four] OCTOBER FOURTH, TWO THOUSAND TWELVE, shall be
deemed to be timely filed when received.    Written  objection  to  such
petition shall be filed within [two] THREE days after the [date this act
shall  have  become  a law] LAST DAY TO FILE THE PETITION and specifica-
tions of the grounds of the objections shall be  filed  with  the  board
within [one day] SIX DAYS after the filing of the objection and institu-
tion  of court proceedings relating thereto shall be commenced not later
than [May second, nineteen hundred seventy-four] FOURTEEN DAYS AFTER THE
LAST DAY TO FILE THE PETITION OR WITHIN THREE BUSINESS  DAYS  AFTER  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07599-02-2

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