senate Bill S5881A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires the state university of NY trustees to appoint a president for each state-operated institution in the state university

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to higher education
Nov 18, 2011 print number 5881a
Nov 18, 2011 amend (t) and recommit to rules
Sep 09, 2011 referred to rules

Co-Sponsors

S5881 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8585
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §355, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3696, A5539
2015-2016: A1764
2017-2018: A4641

S5881 - Summary

Requires the state university of New York trustees to appoint a president for each state-operated institution in the state university.

S5881 - Sponsor Memo

S5881 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5881

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            September 9, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. RITCHIE, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  requiring  the  state
  university of New York trustees to appoint a president for each state-
  operated institution in the state university and authorizing the coun-
  cil  of  each  state-operated  institution  to  approve  or reject the
  appointment of a president for such state-operated institution

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph g of subdivision 2 of section 355 of the educa-
tion law, as amended by chapter 552 of the laws of 1985, is  amended  to
read as follows:
  g.  To appoint the [head] PRESIDENT of each state-operated institution
in the state university upon the recommendation  made  to  them  by  the
council  of  such institution in accordance with the rules and standards
established by the state university trustees; or if such  recommendation
is  not  made  or does not comply with such rules and standards, then to
make such appointment as is by them deemed necessary; to  prescribe  the
functions,  powers,  and  duties  of  the  [head] PRESIDENT of each such
institution; and to appoint  or  provide  for  the  appointment  of  the
members  of  the instructional and administrative staffs, and such other
employees as may be necessary, at each state-operated  institution  upon
the  recommendation  of  the  [head]  PRESIDENT thereof and prescribe or
provide for the prescription of their duties.  ONE  PRESIDENT  SHALL  BE
APPOINTED  FOR  EACH STATE-OPERATED INSTITUTION IN THE STATE UNIVERSITY.
NO INDIVIDUAL SHALL SERVE CONCURRENTLY  AS  PRESIDENT  OF  TWO  OR  MORE
STATE-OPERATED INSTITUTIONS IN THE STATE UNIVERSITY.
  S 2. Paragraph a of subdivision 3 of section 356 of the education law,
as  amended  by  chapter  552 of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as
follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13393-03-1

Co-Sponsors

S5881A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8585
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §355, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3696, A5539
2015-2016: A1764
2017-2018: A4641

S5881A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the state university of New York trustees to appoint a president for each state-operated institution in the state university.

S5881A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5881A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5881--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            September 9, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. RITCHIE, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules --  commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  requiring  the  state
  university of New York trustees to appoint a president for each state-
  operated institution in the state university

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

  Section 1. Paragraph g of subdivision 2 of section 355 of  the  educa-
tion  law,  as amended by chapter 552 of the laws of 1985, is amended to
read as follows:
  g. To appoint the [head] PRESIDENT of each state-operated  institution
in  the  state  university  upon  the recommendation made to them by the
council of such institution in accordance with the rules  and  standards
established  by the state university trustees; or if such recommendation
is not made or does not comply with such rules and  standards,  then  to
make  such  appointment as is by them deemed necessary; to prescribe the
functions, powers, and duties of  the  [head]  PRESIDENT  of  each  such
institution;  and  to  appoint  or  provide  for  the appointment of the
members of the instructional and administrative staffs, and  such  other
employees  as  may be necessary, at each state-operated institution upon
the recommendation of the [head]  PRESIDENT  thereof  and  prescribe  or
provide  for  the  prescription  of their duties. ONE PRESIDENT SHALL BE
APPOINTED FOR EACH STATE-OPERATED INSTITUTION IN THE  STATE  UNIVERSITY.
NO  INDIVIDUAL  SHALL  SERVE  CONCURRENTLY  AS  PRESIDENT OF TWO OR MORE
STATE-OPERATED INSTITUTIONS IN THE STATE UNIVERSITY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13393-04-1

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