senate Bill S3963A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the school governance of the New York city school system and establishes various commissions and the parent and student training center; appropriation

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Jan 19, 2012 print number 3963a
amend and recommit to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to finance
Mar 10, 2011 referred to finance

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S3963 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2590-b & 2590-c, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6085

S3963 - Summary

Relates to the school governance of the New York city school system and establishes a city-wide council on the arts, the commission on public safety in the city school district of the city of New York and the parent and student training center within the department of education; appropriates $3,200,000 therefor.

S3963 - Sponsor Memo

S3963 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3963

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 10, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the governance of  the
  city  school  system  for  the  city of New York; creating a temporary
  commission on public safety in the city school district of the city of
  New York; and making an appropriation therefor

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

  Section 1. The section heading of section 2590-b of the education law,
as  amended  by  chapter  345 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as
follows:
  Continuation of city board and establishment of  community  districts;
establishment  of  the  city-wide councils on special education, English
language learners, THE ARTS, and high schools.
  S 2. Subdivision 7 of section 2590-b of the education  law  is  renum-
bered subdivision 8 and a new subdivision 7 is added to read as follows:
  7. (A) THERE SHALL BE A CITY-WIDE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS CREATED PURSUANT
TO  THIS  SECTION.  THE  CITY-WIDE  COUNCIL ON THE ARTS SHALL CONSIST OF
THIRTEEN VOTING MEMBERS AND ONE NON-VOTING MEMBER, AS FOLLOWS:
  (I) TEN VOTING MEMBERS WHO SHALL  BE  PARENTS  OF  STUDENTS  ATTENDING
PUBLIC  SCHOOLS. TWO MEMBERS REPRESENTING EACH BOROUGH SHALL BE SELECTED
BY PRESIDENTS AND OFFICERS OF THE PARENT-TEACHERS' ASSOCIATIONS  IN  THE
RELEVANT  BOROUGH,  PURSUANT TO A PROCESS ESTABLISHED BY THE CHANCELLOR.
SUCH MEMBERS SHALL SERVE A TWO YEAR TERM;
  (II) ONE VOTING MEMBER WHO SHALL BE A PARENT  OF  A  STUDENT  WITH  AN
INDIVIDUALIZED  EDUCATION PROGRAM. SUCH MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE
CITY-WIDE COUNCIL ON SPECIAL EDUCATION, AND SHALL SERVE A TWO YEAR TERM;
  (III) ONE VOTING MEMBER WHO SHALL BE A PARENT OF A STUDENT IN A BILIN-
GUAL OR ENGLISH AS A SECOND  LANGUAGE  PROGRAM  CONDUCTED  IN  A  PUBLIC
SCHOOL.  SUCH  MEMBER  SHALL  BE  APPOINTED  BY THE CITY-WIDE COUNCIL ON
ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS, AND SHALL SERVE A TWO YEAR TERM;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10041-01-1

S3963A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2590-b & 2590-c, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6085

S3963A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the school governance of the New York city school system and establishes a city-wide council on the arts, the commission on public safety in the city school district of the city of New York and the parent and student training center within the department of education; appropriates $3,200,000 therefor.

S3963A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3963A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3963--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SMITH  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance -- recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on Finance 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 the governance of the
  city school system for the city of  New  York;  creating  a  temporary
  commission on public safety in the city school district of the city of
  New York; and making an appropriation therefor

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

  Section 1. The section heading of section 2590-b of the education law,
as amended by chapter 345 of the laws of 2009, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  Continuation  of  city board and establishment of community districts;
establishment of the city-wide councils on  special  education,  English
language learners, THE ARTS, and high schools.
  S  2.  Subdivision  7 of section 2590-b of the education law is renum-
bered subdivision 8 and a new subdivision 7 is added to read as follows:
  7. (A) THERE SHALL BE A CITY-WIDE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS CREATED PURSUANT
TO THIS SECTION. THE CITY-WIDE COUNCIL ON  THE  ARTS  SHALL  CONSIST  OF
THIRTEEN VOTING MEMBERS AND ONE NON-VOTING MEMBER, AS FOLLOWS:
  (I)  TEN  VOTING  MEMBERS  WHO  SHALL BE PARENTS OF STUDENTS ATTENDING
PUBLIC SCHOOLS. TWO MEMBERS REPRESENTING EACH BOROUGH SHALL BE  SELECTED
BY  PRESIDENTS  AND OFFICERS OF THE PARENT-TEACHERS' ASSOCIATIONS IN THE
RELEVANT BOROUGH, PURSUANT TO A PROCESS ESTABLISHED BY  THE  CHANCELLOR.
SUCH MEMBERS SHALL SERVE A TWO YEAR TERM;
  (II)  ONE  VOTING  MEMBER  WHO  SHALL BE A PARENT OF A STUDENT WITH AN
INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM. SUCH MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY  THE
CITY-WIDE COUNCIL ON SPECIAL EDUCATION, AND SHALL SERVE A TWO YEAR TERM;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10041-02-2

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