senate Bill S1044

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the board of education in the city of Buffalo to submit the school district budget to the voters for approval prior to adoption

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  • Introduced
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2014 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 11, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.1301
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 11, 2013 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 10, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1175
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

Votes

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Jun 11, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S1044
20
0
committee
20
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 10, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S1044
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S1044 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3700
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2531, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5115, A7568

S1044 - Summary

Requires the board of education in the city of Buffalo to submit the school district budget to the voters for approval prior to adoption.

S1044 - Sponsor Memo

S1044 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1044

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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 requiring the board of
  education in the city of Buffalo to submit the school district  budget
  to the voters for approval prior to adoption

  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  2531
to read as follows:
  S 2531. ADOPTION OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET IN THE CITY OF BUFFALO.
1.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE BOARD OF EDUCATION IN
THE CITY OF BUFFALO SHALL PROVIDE FOR THE SUBMISSION  OF  A  BUDGET  FOR
APPROVAL OF THE VOTERS PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  2.  THE BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL CONDUCT ALL ANNUAL AND SPECIAL SCHOOL
DISTRICT MEETINGS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADOPTING A SCHOOL  DISTRICT  BUDGET
IN  THE  SAME  MANNER AS A UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT IN ACCORDANCE WITH
THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE FORTY-ONE OF THIS TITLE, EXCEPT  AS  OTHERWISE
PROVIDED BY THIS SECTION. THE ANNUAL MEETING AND ELECTION OF THE BUFFALO
SCHOOL  DISTRICT SHALL BE HELD ON THE THIRD TUESDAY OF MAY IN EACH YEAR,
PROVIDED, HOWEVER THAT SUCH ANNUAL MEETING AND 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, AND ANY SCHOOL BUDGET REVOTE
SHALL BE HELD ON THE DATE AND IN THE SAME MANNER SPECIFIED  IN  SUBDIVI-
SION  THREE  OF SECTION TWO THOUSAND SEVEN OF THIS TITLE. THE PROVISIONS
OF SECTION TWENTY-SIX HUNDRED THREE OF THIS TITLE, GOVERNING THE  QUALI-
FICATION  AND  REGISTRATION OF VOTERS, AND PROCEDURES FOR THE NOMINATION
AND ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD  OF  EDUCATION  SHALL  CONTINUE  TO
APPLY, AND SHALL GOVERN THE QUALIFICATION AND REGISTRATION OF VOTERS AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04680-01-3

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