senate Bill S1555

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Mandates attendance by members appointed by the governor at meetings of councils of state-operated institutions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2014 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 04, 2014 advanced to third reading
Feb 03, 2014 2nd report cal.
Jan 28, 2014 1st report cal.83
Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 03, 2013 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 22, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 17, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 16, 2013 1st report cal.318
Jan 09, 2013 referred to higher education

S1555 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง356, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1809, S5250
2009-2010: A8642, S1145, S1445, A871

S1555 - Summary

Mandates attendance by members appointed by the governor at meetings of councils of state-operated institutions.

S1555 - Sponsor Memo

S1555 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 9, 2013

Introduced  by  Sen. LAVALLE -- 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 meetings  of  councils
  of state-operated institutions


  Section 1. Section 356 of the education law, as amended by chapter 552
of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as follows:
  S 356. Councils of state-operated institutions; powers and duties.  1.
Subject  to  the  general  management, supervision and control of and in
accordance with rules established by the state university trustees,  the
operations  and  affairs of each state-operated institution of the state
university shall be supervised locally by a council  consisting  of  ten
members, nine of whom shall be appointed by the governor and one of whom
shall be elected by and from among the students of the institution. Such
voting  members  shall  be  subject  to  every provision of any general,
special or local law,  ordinance,  charter,  code,  rule  or  regulation
applying  to  the  voting  members  of  such  board  with respect to the
discharge  of  their  duties  including,  but  not  limited  to,   those
provisions  setting  forth  codes of ethics, disclosure requirements and
prohibiting business and professional activities. The  election  of  the
student  member  shall  be  conducted in accordance with rules and regu-
lations promulgated by  the  respective  representative  campus  student
association  in  accordance  with  guidelines  established  by the state
university trustees. One member shall be designated by the  governor  as
chairman. Where an undergraduate state-operated institution of the state
university  is  located adjacent to another institution of higher educa-
tion and students of such undergraduate state-operated institution  are,
under  arrangements  made  by the state university, taking a substantial
portion of their courses at such other  institution,  the  president  or

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


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