senate Bill S3501B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to retaining quality teachers when teaching positions are eliminated in city school districts in cities with a population of one million or more; repealer

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 02, 2011 referred to education
Mar 01, 2011 delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.145
reported and committed to rules
Feb 26, 2011 print number 3501b
amend and recommit to education
Feb 25, 2011 print number 3501a
amend and recommit to education
Feb 23, 2011 referred to education

Votes

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Mar 1, 2011 - Education committee Vote

S3501B
4
8
committee
4
Aye
8
Nay
6
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 1, 2011 - Rules committee Vote

S3501B
8
9
committee
8
Aye
9
Nay
6
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S3501 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2588, rpld subs 3, 4 & 7, Ed L

S3501 - Summary

Relates to retaining quality teachers when teaching positions are eliminated in city school districts in cities with a population of one million or more.

S3501 - Sponsor Memo

S3501 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3501

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 23, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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  retaining  quality
  teachers  and  teachers  in shortage subject areas when teaching posi-
  tions are eliminated in city school districts  of  cities  having  one
  million  or more inhabitants; and to repeal certain provisions of such
  law relating thereto

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

  Section  1.  This  act  shall  be  known and may be cited as the "keep
effective and excellent professionals in the classroom act".
  S 2. The section heading of section 2588  of  the  education  law,  as
added by chapter 521 of the laws of 1976, is amended to read as follows:
  Seniority, retention and displacement rights in connection with aboli-
tion  of positions in city school districts of cities having [more than]
one million inhabitants OR MORE.
  S 3.  Subdivision 3 of section 2588 of the education law  is  REPEALED
and a new subdivision 3 is added to read as follows:
  3.  (A) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR REGULATION
TO THE CONTRARY, THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT AND ITS EMPLOYEES'  COLLECTIVE
BARGAINING  AGENTS SHALL ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE GOVERNING THE ABOLISHMENT
OR REDUCTION OF TEACHING OR SUPERVISORY POSITIONS CITYWIDE  PURSUANT  TO
THE  REQUIREMENTS OF ARTICLE FOURTEEN OF THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. ANY SUCH
LOCALLY ESTABLISHED PROCESS SHALL NOT PERMIT  AN  EMPLOYEE'S  LENGTH  OF
SERVICE  TO BE THE SOLE FACTOR IN ANY DECISION REGARDING WHICH POSITIONS
ARE TO BE ABOLISHED AND WHICH PERSONS OCCUPYING SUCH POSITIONS SHALL  BE
LAID  OFF;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT ANY CONSIDERATION OF AN EMPLOYEE'S
LENGTH OF FAITHFUL AND COMPETENT SERVICE AS A FACTOR FOR THE ABOLISHMENT
OF POSITIONS OR PERSONS TO BE LAID OFF OCCUPYING SUCH POSITIONS MAY ONLY
BE CONSIDERED IN A MANNER BENEFICIAL TO AN EMPLOYEE AND  THAT  ANY  SUCH
LOCALLY  ESTABLISHED PROCESS SHALL NOT PERMIT AN EMPLOYEE'S SALARY TO BE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09505-07-1

S3501A - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2588, rpld subs 3, 4 & 7, Ed L

S3501A - Summary

Relates to retaining quality teachers when teaching positions are eliminated in city school districts in cities with a population of one million or more.

S3501A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3501--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 23, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Education  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to retaining quality
  teachers and teachers in shortage subject areas  when  teaching  posi-
  tions  are  eliminated  in  city school districts of cities having one
  million or more inhabitants; and to repeal certain provisions of  such
  law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and  may  be  cited  as  the  "keep
effective and excellent professionals in the classroom act".
  S  2.  The  section  heading  of section 2588 of the education law, as
added by chapter 521 of the laws of 1976, is amended to read as follows:
  Seniority, retention and displacement rights in connection with aboli-
tion of positions in city school districts of cities having [more  than]
one million inhabitants OR MORE.
  S  3.   Subdivision 3 of section 2588 of the education law is REPEALED
and a new subdivision 3 is added to read as follows:
  3. (A) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR  REGULATION
TO  THE CONTRARY, THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT AND ITS EMPLOYEES' COLLECTIVE
BARGAINING AGENTS SHALL ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE GOVERNING THE  ABOLISHMENT
OR  REDUCTION  OF TEACHING OR SUPERVISORY POSITIONS CITYWIDE PURSUANT TO
THE REQUIREMENTS OF ARTICLE FOURTEEN OF THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. ANY  SUCH
LOCALLY  ESTABLISHED  PROCESS  SHALL  NOT PERMIT AN EMPLOYEE'S LENGTH OF
SERVICE TO BE THE SOLE FACTOR IN ANY DECISION REGARDING WHICH  POSITIONS
ARE  TO BE ABOLISHED AND WHICH PERSONS OCCUPYING SUCH POSITIONS SHALL BE
LAID OFF; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT ANY  CONSIDERATION  OF  AN  EMPLOYEE'S
LENGTH OF FAITHFUL AND COMPETENT SERVICE AS A FACTOR FOR THE ABOLISHMENT
OF POSITIONS OR PERSONS TO BE LAID OFF OCCUPYING SUCH POSITIONS MAY ONLY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09505-10-1

S3501B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2588, rpld subs 3, 4 & 7, Ed L

S3501B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to retaining quality teachers when teaching positions are eliminated in city school districts in cities with a population of one million or more.

S3501B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3501B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3501--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 23, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Education  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law,  in  relation  to  retaining  quality
  teachers  and  teachers  in shortage subject areas when teaching posi-
  tions are eliminated in city school districts  of  cities  having  one
  million  or more inhabitants; and to repeal certain provisions of such
  law relating thereto

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

  Section  1.  This  act  shall  be  known and may be cited as the "keep
effective and excellent professionals in the classroom act".
  S 2. The section heading of section 2588  of  the  education  law,  as
added by chapter 521 of the laws of 1976, is amended to read as follows:
  Seniority, retention and displacement rights in connection with aboli-
tion  of positions in city school districts of cities having [more than]
one million inhabitants OR MORE.
  S 3.  Subdivision 3 of section 2588 of the education law  is  REPEALED
and a new subdivision 3 is added to read as follows:
  3.  (A) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR REGULATION
TO THE CONTRARY, THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT AND ITS EMPLOYEES'  COLLECTIVE
BARGAINING  AGENTS SHALL ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE GOVERNING THE ABOLISHMENT
OR REDUCTION OF TEACHING OR SUPERVISORY POSITIONS CITYWIDE  PURSUANT  TO
THE  REQUIREMENTS OF ARTICLE FOURTEEN OF THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. ANY SUCH
LOCALLY ESTABLISHED PROCESS SHALL NOT PERMIT  AN  EMPLOYEE'S  LENGTH  OF
SERVICE  TO BE THE SOLE FACTOR IN ANY DECISION REGARDING WHICH POSITIONS
ARE TO BE ABOLISHED AND WHICH PERSONS OCCUPYING SUCH POSITIONS SHALL  BE
LAID  OFF;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT ANY CONSIDERATION OF AN EMPLOYEE'S
LENGTH OF FAITHFUL AND COMPETENT SERVICE AS A FACTOR FOR THE ABOLISHMENT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09505-12-1

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