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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to education|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to education|
senate Bill S1763
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S1763 - Details
S1763 - Summary
Requires two-thirds school board approval of contracts with superintendents of schools for salary or benefits.
S1763 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1763 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to approval of contracts with superintendents of schools PURPOSE: To require a 2/3 majority vote by school boards approving a superintendent's contract when the vote is taken between the date of the school board elections and the seating of the new board. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill adds sections 1711(3-a) and 2507(1-a) to the education laws and provides: Any contract, amendment thereto, contract extension, or agreement of any kind with a superintendent for salary or fringe benefits entered into during the period between the annual meeting of the district and the subsequent organizational meeting shall be approved by a two thirds majority of such board. JUSTIFICATION: Superintendents are the chief executive officers of school districts and must work closely with the school board to efficiently run a district. The practice of entering into long term contracts which may run as long as 5 years by a lame duck school
S1763 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 1763 A. 1225 2013-2014 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE, LOSQUADRO -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to approval of contracts with superintendents of schools THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 1711 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 3-a to read as follows: 3-A. ANY CONTRACT, AMENDMENT THERETO, CONTRACT EXTENSION, OR AGREEMENT OF ANY KIND WITH A SUPERINTENDENT FOR SALARY, COMPENSATION OR BENEFITS ENTERED INTO DURING THE PERIOD BETWEEN THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE DISTRICT AND THE SUBSEQUENT ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING SHALL BE APPROVED BY A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF SUCH BOARD. S 2. Section 2507 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 1-a to read as follows: 1-A. ANY CONTRACT, AMENDMENT THERETO, CONTRACT EXTENSION, OR AGREEMENT OF ANY KIND WITH A SUPERINTENDENT FOR SALARY, COMPENSATION OR BENEFITS ENTERED INTO DURING THE PERIOD BETWEEN THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE DISTRICT AND THE SUBSEQUENT ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING SHALL BE APPROVED BY A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF SUCH BOARD. S 3. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03508-01-3
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