senate Bill S2015A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing set dates for school district proposition votes

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2014 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 09, 2014 amended on third reading 2015a
Jun 03, 2014 advanced to third reading
Jun 02, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 29, 2014 1st report cal.1029
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 18, 2013 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 10, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 05, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 04, 2013 1st report cal.963
Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

Votes

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May 29, 2014 - Education committee Vote

S2015
14
1
committee
14
Aye
1
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 4, 2013 - Education committee Vote

S2015
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2015 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1501-d, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6235

S2015 - Summary

Establishes dates all propositions to be voted upon by the qualified voters of any school district shall be held.

S2015 - Sponsor Memo

S2015 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2015

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- 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  dates  school
  district proposition votes may be held

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 1501-d
to read as follows:
  S 1501-D. DATE OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PROPOSITION VOTES.   NOTWITHSTANDING
ANY  LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, ALL PROPOSITIONS CONDUCTED
PURSUANT TO THIS TITLE AND VOTED UPON BY THE  QUALIFIED  VOTERS  OF  ANY
SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL BE HELD ONLY ON THE FOLLOWING DATES:
  1.  ON THE THIRD TUESDAY IN MAY, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH ELECTION
SHALL BE HELD ON THE SECOND TUESDAY IN MAY IF THE  COMMISSIONER  AT  THE
REQUEST OF A LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD CERTIFIES NO LATER THAN MARCH FIRST THAT
SUCH  ELECTION  WOULD CONFLICT WITH RELIGIOUS OBSERVANCES. SUCH ELECTION
SHALL TAKE PLACE AT A TIME AND PLACE SEPARATE FROM THE ANNUAL MEETING OF
SUCH SCHOOL DISTRICT; OR
  2. ON EITHER OR BOTH OF TWO ADDITIONAL DATES TO BE SET BY THE  COMMIS-
SIONER,  IN  CONSULTATION  WITH THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS. SUCH ADDI-
TIONAL DATES SHALL NOT TAKE PLACE BETWEEN THE FIRST  TUESDAY  AFTER  THE
FIRST  MONDAY  OF NOVEMBER AND THE THIRD MONDAY OF JANUARY, KNOWN AS DR.
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate-
ly, the addition, amendment and/or repeal  of  any  rule  or  regulation
necessary  for  the  implementation of this act on its effective date is
authorized and directed to be made  and  completed  on  or  before  such
effective date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05952-01-3

S2015A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1501-d, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6235

S2015A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes dates all propositions to be voted upon by the qualified voters of any school district shall be held.

S2015A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2015A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2015--A
    Cal. No. 1029

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education  --  recommitted
  to the Committee on Education in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8
  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second
  report,  ordered  to  a  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the education law,  in  relation  to  the  dates  school
  district proposition votes may be held

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 1501-d
to read as follows:
  S 1501-D. DATE OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PROPOSITION VOTES. 1.  NOTWITHSTAND-
ING ANY LAW, RULE  OR  REGULATION  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  ALL  PROPOSITIONS
CONDUCTED  PURSUANT TO THIS TITLE AND VOTED UPON BY THE QUALIFIED VOTERS
OF ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL BE HELD ONLY ON THE FOLLOWING DATES:
  (A) ON THE THIRD TUESDAY IN MAY, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH ELECTION
SHALL BE HELD ON THE SECOND TUESDAY IN MAY IF THE  COMMISSIONER  AT  THE
REQUEST OF A LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD CERTIFIES NO LATER THAN MARCH FIRST THAT
SUCH  ELECTION  WOULD CONFLICT WITH RELIGIOUS OBSERVANCES. SUCH ELECTION
SHALL TAKE PLACE AT A TIME AND PLACE SEPARATE FROM THE ANNUAL MEETING OF
SUCH SCHOOL DISTRICT; OR
  (B) ON EITHER OR BOTH OF TWO ADDITIONAL DATES TO BE SET BY THE COMMIS-
SIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE STATE BOARD OF  ELECTIONS.  SUCH  ADDI-
TIONAL  DATES  SHALL  NOT TAKE PLACE BETWEEN THE FIRST TUESDAY AFTER THE
FIRST MONDAY OF NOVEMBER AND THE THIRD MONDAY OF JANUARY, KNOWN  AS  DR.
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY.
  2. SCHOOL DISTRICT PROPOSITION VOTES MAY BE OFFERED ON ANOTHER DATE IF
SUCH VOTE IS BEING OFFERED IN RESPONSE TO AN EMERGENCY OR DISASTER SITU-
ATION.  THE  LOCAL  SCHOOL  BOARD SHALL DECIDE, BY A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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