senate Bill S6775B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Transfers control of the Yonkers Education Construction Fund Board to the mayor of the city of Yonkers

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 05, 2012 reported and committed to finance
May 17, 2012 print number 6775b
amend and recommit to education
Apr 11, 2012 print number 6775a
amend and recommit to education
Mar 21, 2012 referred to education

Votes

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Jun 5, 2012 - Education committee Vote

S6775B
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

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S6775 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9445B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §477, Ed L

S6775 - Bill Texts

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Transfers control of the Yonkers Education Construction Fund Board to the mayor of the city of Yonkers.

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BILL NUMBER:S6775

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the education law, in relation to transferring control of the
Yonkers education construction fund board to the mayor of the city of
Yonkers

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
The purpose of this bill is to transfer control of the Yonkers
Education Construction Fund Board of Trustees to the Mayor of the
City of Yonkers.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Section 1 of the bill amends subdivision 1 of Section 477 of the
education law, as added by Chapter 931 of the laws of 1971 to include
the mayor of the City of Yonkers and the Mayor's appointees on the
Board of Trustees for the City of Yonkers Education Construction Fund.

The bill provides that the Mayor of the City of Yonkers serves as a
trustee. The Mayor appoints two members from the Board of Education;
three members from the City Council and two members appointed by the
Mayor as Mayoral appointment. The Mayor and his or her appointees
will act in an ex officio capacity during their terms as Mayor or
while serving in the Mayor's administration, serving on city council
in the Majority, or while serving as staff to the City Council
Majority. Trustees of the Board will be re-established as of April 1,
2012.

Section 2 of the bill is the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:
Under current law, the former Mayor of the City of Yonkers and his
Board appointees still have voting rights on the City's Education
budget needs. It is necessary to amend the law to allow the current
Mayor of the City of Yonkers control of the Board of Trustees for the
Yonkers Education Construction Fund and input from the City Council.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New bill- 2012

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  6775

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 21, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  STEWART-COUSINS -- 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  transferring  control
  of  the  Yonkers education construction fund board to the mayor of the
  city of Yonkers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 477 of the education law, as added
by chapter 931 of the laws of 1971, is amended to read as follows:
  1.   There   is  hereby  created  the  "city  of  Yonkers  educational
construction fund." The fund shall be a  corporate  governmental  agency
constituting a public benefit corporation. It shall be administered by a
board  of  trustees consisting of the chairman of the board of education
of the city of Yonkers, [four] THE MAYOR OF THE  CITY  OF  YONKERS,  TWO
members  of such board appointed by the [president thereof] MAYOR OF THE
CITY OF YONKERS FROM MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF  EDUCATION,  THREE  MEMBERS
APPOINTED  BY  THE YONKERS CITY COUNCIL and [four] TWO members appointed
by the mayor of the city of Yonkers. The chairman of the board of educa-
tion shall be the chairman of the fund. The chairman, MAYOR AND APPOINT-
EES WHO SERVE IN THE MAYOR'S ADMINISTRATION, OR APPOINTEES OF  THE  CITY
COUNCIL WHO SERVE ON THE CITY COUNCIL MAJORITY OR AS STAFF OF THE MAJOR-
ITY  and  the  trustees  who are members of the board of education shall
serve IN AN EX OFFICIO CAPACITY during their terms of office as chairman
OR AS MAYOR OR WHILE SERVING IN  THE  MAYOR'S  ADMINISTRATION  OR  WHILE
SERVING ON CITY COUNCIL IN THE MAJORITY OR WHILE SERVING AS STAFF TO THE
CITY  COUNCIL MAJORITY and members, respectively, of the board of educa-
tion. The [members first appointed by the mayor shall] TRUSTEES SHALL BE
REESTABLISHED AS OF APRIL FIRST, TWO  THOUSAND  TWELVE  WITH  ANY  PRIOR
TERMS  OF  EXISTING  TRUSTEES  DEEMED  EXPIRED. ALL OTHER TRUSTEES SHALL
SERVE FOR INITIAL TERMS TO BE STAGGERED BASED ON THE TIME OF THE RESPEC-
TIVE APPOINTMENT TO serve for terms ending two,  three,  four  and  five
years,  respectively,  from the date of their appointment. Their succes-
sors shall serve for terms of five years each.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14679-01-2

S6775A - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9445B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §477, Ed L

S6775A - Bill Texts

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Transfers control of the Yonkers Education Construction Fund Board to the mayor of the city of Yonkers.

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BILL NUMBER:S6775A

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the education law, in relation to transferring control of the
Yonkers education construction fund board to the mayor of the city of
Yonkers

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
The purpose of this bill is to transfer control of the Yonkers
Education Construction Fund Board of Trustees to the Mayor of the
City of Yonkers.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Section 1 of the bill amends subdivision 1 of Section 477 of the
education law, as added by Chapter 931 of the laws of 1971 to include
the mayor of the City of Yonkers and the Mayor's appointees on the
Board of Trustees for the City of Yonkers Education Construction Fund.

The bill provides that the Mayor of the City of Yonkers serves as a
trustee. The Mayor appoints two members from the Board of Education;
three members from the City Council and two members appointed by the
Mayor as Mayoral appointment. The Mayor and his or her appointees
will act in an ex officio capacity during their terms as Mayor or
while serving in the Mayor's administration, serving on city council,
or while serving as staff to the City Council. Trustees of the Board
will be re-established as of April 1, 2012.

Section 2 of the bill is the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:
Under current law, the former Mayor of the City of Yonkers and his
Board appointees still have voting rights on the City's Education
budget needs. It is necessary to amend the law to allow the current
Mayor of the City of Yonkers control of the Board of Trustees for the
Yonkers Education Construction Fund and input from the City Council.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New bill- 2012

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                 6775--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 21, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Education  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  transferring  control
  of  the  Yonkers education construction fund board to the mayor of the
  city of Yonkers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 477 of the education law, as added
by chapter 931 of the laws of 1971, is amended to read as follows:
  1.   There   is  hereby  created  the  "city  of  Yonkers  educational
construction fund." The fund shall be a  corporate  governmental  agency
constituting a public benefit corporation. It shall be administered by a
board  of  trustees consisting of the chairman of the board of education
of the city of Yonkers, [four] THE MAYOR OF THE  CITY  OF  YONKERS,  TWO
members  of such board appointed by the [president thereof] MAYOR OF THE
CITY OF YONKERS FROM MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, THE CITY COUNCIL
PRESIDENT, THE CITY COUNCIL MAJORITY LEADER, THE CITY  COUNCIL  MINORITY
LEADER  and  [four]  TWO  members  appointed by the mayor of the city of
Yonkers. The chairman of the board of education shall be the chairman of
the fund. The chairman, MAYOR AND APPOINTEES WHO SERVE  IN  THE  MAYOR'S
ADMINISTRATION,  OR APPOINTEES OF THE CITY COUNCIL WHO SERVE ON THE CITY
COUNCIL OR AS STAFF TO THE CITY COUNCIL and the trustees who are members
of the board of education shall serve IN AN EX OFFICIO  CAPACITY  during
their  terms  of  office as chairman OR AS MAYOR OR WHILE SERVING IN THE
MAYOR'S ADMINISTRATION OR WHILE SERVING ON CITY COUNCIL OR WHILE SERVING
AS STAFF TO THE CITY COUNCIL and members, respectively, of the board  of
education.  The  [members  first  appointed by the mayor shall] TRUSTEES
SHALL BE REESTABLISHED AS OF APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWELVE  WITH  ANY
PRIOR  TERMS  OF  EXISTING  TRUSTEES  DEEMED EXPIRED. ALL OTHER TRUSTEES
SHALL SERVE FOR INITIAL TERMS TO BE STAGGERED BASED ON THE TIME  OF  THE
RESPECTIVE  APPOINTMENT  TO  serve for terms ending two, three, four and
five years, respectively, from the  date  of  their  appointment.  Their
successors shall serve for terms of five years each.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14679-02-2

S6775B (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9445B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §477, Ed L

S6775B (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

view summary

Transfers control of the Yonkers Education Construction Fund Board to the mayor of the city of Yonkers.

view sponsor memo
BILL NUMBER:S6775B

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the education law, in relation to transferring control of the
Yonkers education construction fund board to the mayor of the city of
Yonkers

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
The purpose of this bill is to transfer control of the Yonkers
Education Construction Fund Board of Trustees to the Mayor of the
City of Yonkers.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Section 1 of the bill amends subdivision 1 of Section 477 of the
education law, as added by Chapter 931 of the laws of 1971 to
include the mayor of the City of Yonkers and the Mayor's appointees
on the Board of Trustees for the City of Yonkers Education
Construction Fund.

The bill provides that the Mayor of the City of Yonkers serves as the
chairperson, of the Yonkers Education Construction Fund. The City
Council President, Majority Leader and Minority Leader shall also
serve on the board. This bill permits the Mayor to appoint four
trustees. Two of the four must be
current members of the Board of Education. The Mayor and his or her
appointees will act in an ex officio capacity during their terms on
the board. The Mayor and city council members shall serve on the
board during their terms in office. All other trustees shall serve at
the pleasure of the Mayor.

Section 2 of the bill is the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:
Under current law, the former Mayor of the City of Yonkers and his
Board appointees still have voting rights on the City's Education
budget needs. It is necessary to amend the law to allow the current
Mayor of the City of Yonkers control of the Board of Trustees for the
Yonkers Education Construction Fund and input from the City Council.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New bill - 2012

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                 6775--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 21, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Education  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the education law, in relation to transferring control
  of the Yonkers education construction fund board to the mayor  of  the
  city of Yonkers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 477 of the education law, as added
by chapter 931 of the laws of 1971, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  There  is  hereby  created  the  "city  of   Yonkers   educational
construction  fund."  The  fund shall be a corporate governmental agency
constituting a public benefit corporation. It shall be administered by a
board of trustees consisting of the [chairman]  MAYOR  OF  THE  CITY  OF
YONKERS,  THE CHAIRPERSON of the board of education of the city of Yonk-
ers, [four members of such board appointed by the president thereof  and
four  members appointed by the mayor of the city of Yonkers.  The chair-
man of the board of education shall be the chairman  of  the  fund.  The
chairman]  THE CITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT, THE CITY COUNCIL MAJORITY LEADER,
THE CITY COUNCIL MINORITY LEADER, AND FOUR  TRUSTEES  APPOINTED  BY  THE
MAYOR OF THE CITY OF YONKERS, TWO OF WHICH SHALL BE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD
OF  EDUCATION  OF THE CITY OF YONKERS. THE MAYOR, THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE
BOARD OF EDUCATION, and the trustees who are members of  the  [board  of
education]  CITY  COUNCIL  shall  serve during their terms of office [as
chairman and members, respectively,  of  the  board  of  education.  The
members  first  appointed by the mayor shall serve for terms ending two,
three, four and  five  years,  respectively,  from  the  date  of  their
appointment.  Their successors shall serve for terms of five years each]
AND THE TRUSTEES APPOINTED BY THE MAYOR SHALL SERVE AT THE  PLEASURE  OF
THE  MAYOR.    THE  FUND  SHALL ELECT ITS OWN CHAIRPERSON FROM AMONG ITS
MEMBERS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14679-07-2

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