senate Bill S2255

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Restricts the sale, lease, transfer and certain uses of existing outdoor school playgrounds

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status Via A151 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

do you support this bill?

Actions

view actions (16)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 17, 2014 signed chap.480
Dec 05, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1377
substituted for s2255
Jun 16, 2014 substituted by a151a
ordered to third reading cal.1377
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 29, 2014 reported and committed to finance
May 13, 2014 reported and committed to education
Jan 08, 2014 referred to new york city education subcommittee
May 21, 2013 reported and committed to finance
May 08, 2013 reported and committed to education
May 02, 2013 committee discharged and committed to new york city education subcommittee
Jan 15, 2013 referred to education

Votes

view votes

Jun 16, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S2255
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
show Rules committee vote details

May 29, 2014 - Education committee Vote

S2255
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show Education committee vote details

May 13, 2014 - New York City Education Subcommittee committee Vote

S2255
4
0
committee
4
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show New York City Education Subcommittee committee vote details

New York City Education Subcommittee Committee Vote: May 13, 2014

aye wr (2)

May 21, 2013 - Education committee Vote

S2255
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show Education committee vote details

May 7, 2013 - New York City Education Subcommittee committee Vote

S2255
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show New York City Education Subcommittee committee vote details

New York City Education Subcommittee Committee Vote: May 7, 2013

aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S2255 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A151A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2556, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S586B, A4832B
2009-2010: S1884A, A1863A

S2255 - Summary

Restricts the sale, lease, transfer or use of existing outdoor school playgrounds for the construction or renovation of a school building which would eliminate use of such playground space for outdoor recreation unless an alternative plan for outdoor recreation is provided.

S2255 - Sponsor Memo

S2255 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2255

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KLEIN, SAVINO -- 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 restricting the sale,
  lease, transfer or authorization of open-air  schoolhouse  playgrounds
  for certain uses

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 2556 of the  education  law,  such
section  as renumbered by chapter 762 of the laws of 1950, is amended to
read as follows:
  5. It shall be unlawful for a schoolhouse to  be  constructed  in  the
city  of  New York without an open-air playground attached to or used in
connection with the same.   EXISTING  PLAYGROUNDS  SHALL  NOT  BE  SOLD,
LEASED  OR TRANSFERRED, OR PERMANENTLY AUTHORIZED FOR OTHER USES SUCH AS
SCHOOL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, PLACEMENT OR STORAGE OF BUILD-
ING MATERIALS FOR SUCH WORK THAT WOULD ELIMINATE THE USE OF  SUCH  PLAY-
GROUND SPACE FOR OUTDOOR RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES UNLESS A PLAN IS ESTAB-
LISHED  AND  IMPLEMENTED  TO  PROVIDE  SUITABLE  AND  ADEQUATE  PHYSICAL
ACTIVITIES OR SPACE TO ACCOMMODATE THE PHYSICAL AND  RECREATIONAL  NEEDS
OF  THE  PUPILS  OF  SUCH BUILDING.   THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION
SHALL NOT APPLY TO SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION  OR  RENOVATION  ACTIVITIES  THAT
OCCUR  ON  OR  REQUIRE  THE USE OF SUCH PLAYGROUNDS FOR A DURATION OF NO
MORE THAN ONE YEAR.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law; provided however, that the  commissioner  of
education  is  authorized  and directed to promulgate any rules or regu-
lations necessary for the timely implementation of this act on or before
such date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00128-02-3

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.