senate Bill S2031A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that vacancies in the office of regent shall be filled by appointment

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Mar 13, 2014 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 11, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.277
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 07, 2014 print number 2031a
amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to higher education

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S2031 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §202, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7318

S2031 - Summary

Provides that vacancies in the office of regent shall be filled by appointment.

S2031 - Sponsor Memo

S2031 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2031

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             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 filling  vacancies  in
  the office of regent by appointment

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 202 of the  education  law,
subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 547 of the laws of 1993 and subdivi-
sion  2  as amended by chapter 296 of the laws of 1984 and as designated
by chapter 892 of the laws of 1985, are amended to read as follows:
  1. The University of the State of New York shall be governed  and  all
its  corporate  powers  exercised  by a board of regents [the number] of
[whose] SEVENTEEN members [shall at all times  be  four  more  than  the
number  of  the  then existing judicial districts of the state and shall
not be less than fifteen].  The regents in office April first,  nineteen
hundred  seventy-four shall hold office, in the order of their election,
for such times that the term of one such regent will expire in each year
on the first day of April.  Commencing  April  first,  nineteen  hundred
seventy-four,  each  regent  shall be elected for a term of seven years,
each such term to expire on the first day of April. Commencing on  April
first,  nineteen hundred ninety-four, each regent shall be elected for a
term of five years, each such term to expire on the first day of  April.
[Each]  ON  AND  AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN, EACH regent
shall be [elected by the legislature by  concurrent  resolution  in  the
preceding  March,  on  or  before  the first Tuesday of such month.  If,
however, the legislature fails to agree on such concurrent resolution by
the first Tuesday of such month, then the two houses shall meet in joint
session at noon on the second Tuesday of such month and proceed to elect
such regent by joint ballot] APPOINTED AS FOLLOWS:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06208-01-3

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S2031A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §202, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7318

S2031A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that vacancies in the office of regent shall be filled by appointment.

S2031A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2031A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2031--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Higher Education in accordance with  Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to filling  vacancies  in
  the office of regent by appointment

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 202 of the  education  law,
subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 547 of the laws of 1993 and subdivi-
sion  2  as amended by chapter 296 of the laws of 1984 and as designated
by chapter 892 of the laws of 1985, are amended to read as follows:
  1. The University of the State of New York shall be governed  and  all
its  corporate  powers  exercised  by a board of regents [the number] of
[whose] SEVENTEEN members [shall at all times  be  four  more  than  the
number  of  the  then existing judicial districts of the state and shall
not be less than fifteen].  The regents in office April first,  nineteen
hundred  seventy-four shall hold office, in the order of their election,
for such times that the term of one such regent will expire in each year
on the first day of April.  Commencing  April  first,  nineteen  hundred
seventy-four,  each  regent  shall be elected for a term of seven years,
each such term to expire on the first day of April. Commencing on  April
first,  nineteen hundred ninety-four, each regent shall be elected for a
term of five years, each such term to expire on the first day of  April.
[Each]  ON  AND  AFTER  JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, EACH regent
shall be [elected by the legislature by  concurrent  resolution  in  the
preceding  March,  on  or  before  the first Tuesday of such month.  If,
however, the legislature fails to agree on such concurrent resolution by
the first Tuesday of such month, then the two houses shall meet in joint

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

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