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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to education|
|Apr 04, 2011||referred to education|
senate Bill S4402
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4402 - Details
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §2116-d, amd §3003, Ed L
- Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
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
BILL NUMBER:S4402 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to increasing the qualifications for school district business officials PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To increase the qualification requirements for school business officials in order to ensure fiscal accountability within school districts. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the Education Law by adding a new §2116-d. The new section: * requires school boards and BOCES to employ a certified school business leader. * stipulates that any employment contract of a school official responsible for the business operation of the school district require continuing education in accounting or finance and professional development courses approved by the commissioner.
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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