senate Bill S1406

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the appointment of members of the New York city school board of education

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S1406 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A792
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2590-b & 2590-h, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6915, A9955

S1406 - Summary

Relates to the appointment of members of the New York city school board of education; increases membership to thirteen and includes parent representatives, a member from a college or university and a member of a community district education council; provides that the board shall appoint the chancellor.

S1406 - Sponsor Memo

S1406 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1406

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. MONTGOMERY, DILAN, PARKER, PERKINS -- 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 members and powers
  of the board of education of the city school district of the  city  of
  New York

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

  Section 1.  Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section  2590-b  of  the
education law, as amended by chapter 345 of the laws of 2009, is amended
to read as follows:
  (a)  The board of education of the city school district of the city of
New York is hereby continued. Such board of education shall  consist  of
thirteen  appointed  members: one member to be appointed by each borough
president of the city of New York; FOUR BY THE CITY COUNCIL, ONE OF WHOM
SHALL BE A REPRESENTATIVE OF A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY, ONE OF WHOM  SHALL
BE A MEMBER OF PARENT ORGANIZATIONS AND ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE A MEMBER OF
A  COMMUNITY  DISTRICT EDUCATION COUNCIL; and [eight] FOUR members to be
appointed by the mayor of the city of New  York.  The  chancellor  shall
serve  as  an  ex-officio  non-voting member of the city board. The city
board shall elect its own chairperson from among its voting members. All
thirteen appointed members shall serve at the pleasure of the appointing
authority and shall not be employed in any capacity by the city  of  New
York,  or  a subdivision thereof, or the city board. No appointed member
of the city board shall also be a member, officer, or  employee  of  any
public corporation, authority, or commission where the mayor of the city
of New York has a majority of the appointments. Each borough president's
appointee shall be a resident of the borough for which the borough pres-
ident  appointing  him  or  her was elected and shall be the parent of a
child attending a public school within the city school district  of  the

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

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