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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to higher education|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S1411
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S1411 - Details
S1411 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1411 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to monthly meetings of the New York state board of regents PURPOSE: To encourage the parents of New York City students to attend and participate in New York State Board of Regents meetings by requiring at least two meetings each year to be held in New York City. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends section 204 of the education law by adding two new subsections to the law. New subsection 3 requires that the Board of Regents hold at least two meetings each year in a city having a population of one million or more (New York City). These meetings will he held at. time that will allow for parental attendance and participation. The Regents must announce the time, location, and agenda of these meetings. These announcements will be made available on the Regents' public website as well as the NYC Department of Education website. The NYC Department of Education shall also much these announcements to parent education advocates, teachers, principals, and school
S1411 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1411 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. MONTGOMERY, ADAMS, ADDABBO, AVELLA, KRUEGER, PARKER, SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to monthly meetings of the New York state board of regents THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 204 of the education law is amended to read as follows: S 204. Meetings and absences. 1. The regents may provide for regular meetings, and the chancellor, or the commissioner of education, or any five regents, may at any time call a special meeting of the board of regents and fix the time and place therefor; and at least ten days' notice of every meeting shall be mailed to the usual address of each regent. 2. If any regent shall fail to attend three consecutive meetings, without excuse accepted as satisfactory by the regents, he may be deemed to have resigned and the regents shall then report the vacancy to the legislature, which shall fill it. 3. A. THE REGENTS SHALL HOLD AT LEAST TWO MEETINGS IN EACH CALENDAR YEAR IN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE. SUCH MEETINGS SHALL BE HELD AT A TIME TO ENSURE PARENTAL ATTENDANCE AND PARTICIPATION. B. (I) THE REGENTS SHALL ANNOUNCE THE LOCATION, TIME AND AGENDA OF EACH MEETING TO BE HELD IN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE WHENEVER SUCH MEETING IS SCHEDULED, BUT NOT LATER THAN THREE WEEKS BEFORE THE MEETING DATE TO ALLOW ADEQUATE TIME FOR PUBLIC REVIEW. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT IF AN AGENDA FOR ANY SUCH MEETING IS NOT AVAIL- ABLE, SUCH AGENDA SHALL BE ANNOUNCED AS SOON AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE. (II) SUCH ANNOUNCEMENTS SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE ON THE REGENTS' PUBLIC WEBSITE AND THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION WEBSITE IN THE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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