senate Bill S2451A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Permits BOCES to contract with third party vendors for approved technology activities and services at the request of two or more school districts

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Jan 23, 2014 print number 2451a
amend and recommit to education
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Jan 17, 2013 referred to education

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S2451 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1950, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4395
2009-2010: S1681

S2451 - Bill Texts

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Permits BOCES to contract with third party vendors for approved technology activities and services at the request of two or more school districts; allows the commissioner of education to approve such technology activities and services as aidable shared services under certain circumstances.

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BILL NUMBER:S2451

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to
third party contracting for technology services as aidable shared
services and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon
expiration thereof

PURPOSE: To allow contract with third party vendors for approved
technology at the request of two or more school districts when the
Board of Cooperative Education Services demonstrates that such
activities and services require special skills or expertise not
available through full-time employees of the BOCES.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Subdivision 4 of § 1950 of the Education Law
is amended by adding a new paragraph oo.

Subdivision 5 of § 1950 of the Education Law is amended.

JUSTIFICATION: Approved technology activities and services must be
available to all students. The lack of special skill or expertise not
available through full-time employees should not be a reason for these
services to not be available to students.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:None

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2000- Senate Education Cmte./Assemblv
Education Cmte. 2001-02 - Senate Education Cmte. 2003-04 - Senate
Education Cmte. 2005-06 - Senate Education Cmte. 2009-10 - Senate
Education Crate. 2011-12 - Senate Education Cmte.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect July 1, 2014, provided
that the provisions of this act shall expire and be deemed repealed on
July 1, 2016.

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

                                  2451

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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 third party  contract-
  ing  for  technology services as aidable shared services and providing
  for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  4  of  section  1950 of the education law is
amended by adding a new paragraph oo to read as follows:
  OO. TO CONTRACT WITH  THIRD  PARTY  VENDORS  FOR  APPROVED  TECHNOLOGY
ACTIVITIES  AND SERVICES AT THE REQUEST OF TWO OR MORE SCHOOL DISTRICTS,
IN CONJUNCTION WITH A CONTRACT FOR THE PURCHASE OF TECHNOLOGY  EQUIPMENT
PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH JJ OF THIS SUBDIVISION OR ANY OTHER SHARED SERVICE
AUTHORIZED  UNDER  THIS  SUBDIVISION.  THE COMMISSIONER MAY APPROVE SUCH
TECHNOLOGY ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES AS AIDABLE SHARED SERVICES,  PROVIDED
THAT  THE  BOARD  OF  COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES DEMONSTRATES THAT
SUCH  ACTIVITIES  AND  SERVICES  REQUIRED  CANNOT  BE  SUPPLIED  THROUGH
FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES OF THE BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES DUE
TO  INSUFFICIENT  QUALIFIED  STAFF OR LACK OF REQUIRED SPECIAL SKILLS OR
EXPERTISE.
  S 2. Subdivision 5 of section 1950 of the education law is amended  by
adding a new paragraph i to read as follows:
  I.  FOR  THE  PURPOSES OF COMPUTING THE APPORTIONMENT PURSUANT TO THIS
SUBDIVISION, THE  AIDABLE  COST  OF  SERVICES  FOR  APPROVED  TECHNOLOGY
SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN A BOARD OF COOP-
ERATIVE  EDUCATIONAL SERVICES AND A THIRD PARTY VENDOR PURSUANT TO PARA-
GRAPH OO OF SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION, EXCLUSIVE OF ANY COSTS FOR
THE PURCHASE OF TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT OR SUPPLIES, SHALL EQUAL THE  PROD-
UCT  OF  SUCH  COSTS ALLOCATED TO EACH COMPONENT SCHOOL DISTRICT BY SUCH
BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES MULTIPLIED BY THE QUOTIENT  OF
THE  TOTAL  AMOUNT  ALLOCATED  TO ALL COMPONENT SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07049-01-3

S. 2451                             2

COST OF ALL OTHER AIDABLE SHARED SERVICES, EXCLUDING THAT  PART  OF  THE
SALARY  PAID  ANY  TEACHER, SUPERVISOR OR OTHER EMPLOYEE OF THE BOARD OF
COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES WHICH IS IN EXCESS OF  THIRTY  THOUSAND
DOLLARS,  DIVIDED  BY THE TOTAL AMOUNT ALLOCATED TO ALL COMPONENT SCHOOL
DISTRICTS FOR THE COST  OF  ALL  SUCH  OTHER  AIDABLE  SHARED  SERVICES,
INCLUDING  THAT PART OF THE SALARY PAID ANY TEACHER, SUPERVISOR OR OTHER
EMPLOYEE OF THE BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES  WHICH  IS  IN
EXCESS OF THIRTY THOUSAND DOLLARS.
  S  3.  This  act  shall  take  effect  July 1, 2014, provided that the
provisions of this act shall expire and be deemed repealed July 1, 2016.

S2451A (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1950, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4395
2009-2010: S1681

S2451A (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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Permits BOCES to contract with third party vendors for approved technology activities and services at the request of two or more school districts; allows the commissioner of education to approve such technology activities and services as aidable shared services under certain circumstances.

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BILL NUMBER:S2451A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to
third party contracting for technology services as aidable shared
services and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon
expiration thereof

PURPOSE:

To allow contract with third party vendors for approved technology at
the request of two or more school districts when the Board of
Cooperative Education Services demonstrates that such activities and
services require special skills or expertise not available through
full-time employees of the BOCES.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Subdivision 4 of § 1950 of the Education Law is amended by adding a
new paragraph oo.

Subdivision 5 of § 1950 of the Education Law is amended.

JUSTIFICATION:

Approved technology activities and services must be available to all
students. The lack of special skill or expertise not available through
full-time employees should not be a reason for these services to not
be available to students.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

2000- Senate Education Cmte./Assembly Education Cmte.
2001-02 - Senate Education Cmte.
2003-04 - Senate Education Cmte.
2005-06 - Senate Education Cmte.
2009-10 - Senate Education Cmte.
2011-12 - Senate Education Cmte.
2013 - Education Cmte.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect July 1, 2015, provided that the provisions
of this act shall expire and be deemed repealed on July 1, 2017.

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

                                 2451--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to third party  contract-
  ing  for  technology services as aidable shared services and providing
  for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  4  of  section  1950 of the education law is
amended by adding a new paragraph oo to read as follows:
  OO. TO CONTRACT WITH  THIRD  PARTY  VENDORS  FOR  APPROVED  TECHNOLOGY
ACTIVITIES  AND SERVICES AT THE REQUEST OF TWO OR MORE SCHOOL DISTRICTS,
IN CONJUNCTION WITH A CONTRACT FOR THE PURCHASE OF TECHNOLOGY  EQUIPMENT
PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH JJ OF THIS SUBDIVISION OR ANY OTHER SHARED SERVICE
AUTHORIZED  UNDER  THIS  SUBDIVISION.  THE COMMISSIONER MAY APPROVE SUCH
TECHNOLOGY ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES AS AIDABLE SHARED SERVICES,  PROVIDED
THAT  THE  BOARD  OF  COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES DEMONSTRATES THAT
SUCH  ACTIVITIES  AND  SERVICES  REQUIRED  CANNOT  BE  SUPPLIED  THROUGH
FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES OF THE BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES DUE
TO  INSUFFICIENT  QUALIFIED  STAFF OR LACK OF REQUIRED SPECIAL SKILLS OR
EXPERTISE.
  S 2. Subdivision 5 of section 1950 of the education law is amended  by
adding a new paragraph i to read as follows:
  I.  FOR  THE  PURPOSES OF COMPUTING THE APPORTIONMENT PURSUANT TO THIS
SUBDIVISION, THE  AIDABLE  COST  OF  SERVICES  FOR  APPROVED  TECHNOLOGY
SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN A BOARD OF COOP-
ERATIVE  EDUCATIONAL SERVICES AND A THIRD PARTY VENDOR PURSUANT TO PARA-
GRAPH OO OF SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION, EXCLUSIVE OF ANY COSTS FOR
THE PURCHASE OF TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT OR SUPPLIES, SHALL EQUAL THE  PROD-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07049-02-4

S. 2451--A                          2

UCT  OF  SUCH  COSTS ALLOCATED TO EACH COMPONENT SCHOOL DISTRICT BY SUCH
BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES MULTIPLIED BY THE QUOTIENT  OF
THE  TOTAL  AMOUNT  ALLOCATED  TO ALL COMPONENT SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR THE
COST  OF  ALL  OTHER AIDABLE SHARED SERVICES, EXCLUDING THAT PART OF THE
SALARY PAID ANY TEACHER, SUPERVISOR OR OTHER EMPLOYEE OF  THE  BOARD  OF
COOPERATIVE  EDUCATIONAL  SERVICES WHICH IS IN EXCESS OF THIRTY THOUSAND
DOLLARS, DIVIDED BY THE TOTAL AMOUNT ALLOCATED TO ALL  COMPONENT  SCHOOL
DISTRICTS  FOR  THE  COST  OF  ALL  SUCH  OTHER AIDABLE SHARED SERVICES,
INCLUDING THAT PART OF THE SALARY PAID ANY TEACHER, SUPERVISOR OR  OTHER
EMPLOYEE  OF  THE  BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES WHICH IS IN
EXCESS OF THIRTY THOUSAND DOLLARS.
  S 3. This act shall take  effect  July  1,  2015,  provided  that  the
provisions of this act shall expire and be deemed repealed July 1, 2017.

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