senate Bill S2874

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the housing of grades at charter schools

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Jan 24, 2013 referred to education

S2874 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2853, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3961
2009-2010: S6266

S2874 - Summary

Relates to the housing of grades at charter schools.

S2874 - Sponsor Memo

S2874 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2874

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SMITH  -- 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 housing of  grades
  at charter schools

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (b-1) of subdivision 1 of  section  2853  of  the
education law, as amended by chapter 101 of the laws of 2010, is amended
to read as follows:
  (b-1)  An  education  corporation  operating a charter school shall be
authorized to operate more than one school or house any  grade  at  more
than  one  site,  provided  that  a charter must be issued for each such
additional school or site in accordance with the  requirements  for  the
issuance  of a charter pursuant to this article and that each such addi-
tional school or site shall count as a charter issued pursuant to subdi-
vision nine of section twenty eight hundred fifty-two of this article [;
and provided further that:
  (A) a]. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER,  APPROVAL
OF  REVISIONS  TO A CHARTER OR CHARTERS TO AUTHORIZE AN EDUCATION CORPO-
RATION TO HOUSE ANY GRADE OR GRADES AT MORE THAN ONE SITE, INCLUDING THE
MERGER OR CONSOLIDATION OF  EXISTING  EDUCATION  CORPORATIONS  OPERATING
CHARTER  SCHOOLS  TO  A  SINGLE  EDUCATION CORPORATION, SHALL BE MADE IN
ACCORDANCE  WITH  PARAGRAPH  (A)  OF  SUBDIVISION   SEVEN   OF   SECTION
TWENTY-EIGHT  HUNDRED  FIFTY-TWO  OF  THIS  ARTICLE. UPON SUCH MERGER OR
CONSOLIDATION, THE SURVIVING OR CONSOLIDATED EDUCATION CORPORATION, PLUS
ANY SUCH ADDITIONAL SITES, SHALL EACH BE COUNTED AS A CHARTER ISSUED FOR
THE PURPOSES OF SUBDIVISION NINE OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED  FIFTY-
TWO  OF  THIS ARTICLE. IF A CHARTER SCHOOL HAS EMPLOYEES WHO ARE MEMBERS
OF A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING ORGANIZATION PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FOURTEEN  OF
THE  CIVIL SERVICE LAW THAT MERGES OR CONSOLIDATES WITH A CHARTER SCHOOL
WHOSE EMPLOYEES ARE NOT MEMBERS OF A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING ORGANIZATION,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07225-01-3

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