|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 21, 2012||committed to rules|
|May 30, 2012||advanced to third reading|
|May 23, 2012||2nd report cal.|
|May 22, 2012||1st report cal.866|
|Jan 17, 2012||referred to education|
senate Bill S6235
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6235 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §1501-d, Ed L
S6235 - Summary
Establishes dates all propositions to be voted upon by the qualified voters of any school district shall be held.
S6235 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6235 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to the dates school district proposition votes may be held PURPOSE: This legislation establishes dates for school district proposition votes. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 1501-d, stating that all school district proposition votes will be held on the third Tuesday in May, provided, however, that such election shall be held on the second Tuesday in May if the commissioner at the request of a local school board certifies no later than March first that such election would conflict with religious observances at a time and place separate from the annual meeting of such school district. Section 2. Effective Date. JUSTIFICATION: Having uniform set voting dates for school projects will increase voter turnout.
S6235 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6235 I N S E N A T E January 17, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BONACIC -- 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 the dates school district proposition votes may be held 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 1501-d to read as follows: S 1501-D. DATE OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PROPOSITION VOTES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, ALL PROPOSITIONS CONDUCTED PURSUANT TO THIS TITLE AND VOTED UPON BY THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL BE HELD ONLY ON THE FOLLOWING DATES: 1. ON THE THIRD TUESDAY IN MAY, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH ELECTION SHALL BE HELD ON THE SECOND TUESDAY IN MAY IF THE COMMISSIONER AT THE REQUEST OF A LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD CERTIFIES NO LATER THAN MARCH FIRST THAT SUCH ELECTION WOULD CONFLICT WITH RELIGIOUS OBSERVANCES. SUCH ELECTION SHALL TAKE PLACE AT A TIME AND PLACE SEPARATE FROM THE ANNUAL MEETING OF SUCH SCHOOL DISTRICT; OR 2. ON EITHER OR BOTH OF TWO ADDITIONAL DATES TO BE SET BY THE COMMIS- SIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS. SUCH ADDI- TIONAL DATES SHALL NOT TAKE PLACE BETWEEN THE FIRST TUESDAY AFTER THE FIRST MONDAY OF NOVEMBER AND THE THIRD MONDAY OF JANUARY, KNOWN AS DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY. S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate- ly, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective date is authorized and directed to be made and completed on or before such effective date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13989-01-2
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