senate Bill S2765

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes boards of education to enter into cooperative contracts

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Jan 23, 2013 referred to education

S2765 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1709, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4123
2009-2010: S6670

S2765 - Summary

Authorizes boards of education to enter into cooperative contracts with other school districts, boards of education, counties, municipalities, or any division of the state for any services, goods or products it has the duty or power to provide, so long as the contract will result in cost savings.

S2765 - Sponsor Memo

S2765 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2765

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- 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 education  cooperative
  contracts

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

  Section 1. Section 1709 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 43 to read as follows:
  43.  NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION FOURTEEN OF SECTION
THREE HUNDRED FIVE OF THIS CHAPTER, SECTION ONE  HUNDRED  THREE  OF  THE
GENERAL  MUNICIPAL  LAW,  OR ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY,
THE BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO A  "COOPERATIVE
CONTRACT" WITH ANOTHER SCHOOL DISTRICT, A COUNTY, MUNICIPALITY, BOARD OF
EDUCATIONAL  SERVICES, THE STATE OR ANY DIVISION OR AGENCY OF THE STATE,
FOR ANY SERVICE, GOOD OR PRODUCT IT HAS THE DUTY OR  POWER  TO  PROVIDE,
PROVIDED  THAT THE BOARD FINDS THAT THE CONTRACT COST IS APPROPRIATE AND
ENTRY INTO A "COOPERATIVE CONTRACT" WILL RESULT IN A COST SAVINGS TO THE
SCHOOL DISTRICT.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  A  "COOPERATIVE
CONTRACT"  MEANS  A CONTRACT FOR A SERVICE, GOOD OR PRODUCT THAT ANOTHER
SCHOOL DISTRICT, COUNTY, MUNICIPALITY, BOARD  OF  EDUCATIONAL  SERVICES,
STATE OR DIVISION OR AGENCY OF THE STATE IS ALREADY PROVIDING THROUGH AN
EXISTING CONTRACT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05156-01-3

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