senate Bill S4402

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Increases the qualifications for school business officials

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

S4402 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2116-d, amd §3003, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2908

S4402 - Summary

Increases the qualifications for school business officials, to better ensure fiscal accountability within school districts; school business officials shall be required to have: a post graduate degree in finance, accounting or related field; completed a semester long internship or fellowship focused on school financing or within a school business office; and participated in annual professional development classes (view more) rural and/or small school districts could share school business officials through BOCES or an interschool district agreement, if a full time business official is not required.

S4402 - Sponsor Memo

S4402 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4402

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 4, 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 increasing the  quali-
  fications for school district business officials

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 2116-d
to read as follows:
  S 2116-D. SCHOOL DISTRICT BUSINESS OFFICIALS.   1. ON AND  AFTER  JULY
FIRST,  TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN, THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OR OTHER GOVERNING
BOARD OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT OR BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL  SERVICES
SHALL BE REQUIRED TO EMPLOY A CERTIFIED SCHOOL BUSINESS LEADER WHO MEETS
THE  REQUIREMENTS  OF SUBDIVISION SIX OF SECTION THREE THOUSAND THREE OF
THIS CHAPTER AS THE CHIEF SCHOOL  BUSINESS  OFFICIAL  OF  THE  DISTRICT,
EXCEPT  THAT  AN  INCUMBENT  WHO IS SERVING AS THE CHIEF SCHOOL BUSINESS
OFFICIAL ON SUCH DATE AS A DEPUTY, ASSISTANT, OR  ASSOCIATE  SUPERINTEN-
DENT FOR BUSINESS OR OTHER CERTIFIED SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR HAVING PROFES-
SIONAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE BUSINESS OPERATION OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT,
OR  IN  A  POSITION IN THE CLASSIFIED CIVIL SERVICE AS A SCHOOL BUSINESS
MANAGER OR THE EQUIVALENT, MAY CONTINUE TO BE EMPLOYED IN SUCH CAPACITY,
PROVIDED THAT SUCH INDIVIDUAL  SUCCESSFULLY  COMPLETES  THE  EXAMINATION
PRESCRIBED  BY  THE  COMMISSIONER PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH B OF SUBDIVISION
SIX OF SECTION THREE THOUSAND THREE OF THIS CHAPTER NO LATER  THAN  JUNE
THIRTIETH, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN.
  2.  EVERY EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT ENTERED INTO, AMENDED OR EXTENDED BY THE
TRUSTEES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT OR  A  BOARD  OF
COOPERATIVE  EDUCATIONAL  SERVICES  ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND
ELEVEN WITH A DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS FOR  BUSINESS,  ASSOCIATE
SUPERINTENDENT  OF  SCHOOLS  FOR  BUSINESS,  ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF
SCHOOLS FOR BUSINESS OR OTHER PERSON HAVING PROFESSIONAL  RESPONSIBILITY
FOR  THE BUSINESS OPERATION OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OR WITH AN INDIVIDUAL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09241-02-1

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