senate Bill S1411

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires that the NYS board of regents holds at least 2 meetings a year in New York city

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to higher education

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S1411 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5313
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §204, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6322, A9127

S1411 - Summary

Requires that the NYS board of regents hold at least 2 meetings a year in New York city and requires announcements of the time, date, location and agenda thereof.

S1411 - Sponsor Memo

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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