senate Bill S304

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to contracts for technology and telecommunications services between boards of cooperative educational services and third-party vendors

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

S304 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A897
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1950, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7058, A1271
2009-2010: A10768A

S304 - Summary

Relates to contracts for technology and telecommunications services between boards of cooperative educational services and third-party vendors.

S304 - Sponsor Memo

S304 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   304

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MARTINS -- 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 contracts for technol-
  ogy and telecommunications  services  between  boards  of  cooperative
  educational services and third-party vendors

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph 7 of paragraph h of subdivision 4  of  section
1950  of the education law, as added by chapter 395 of the laws of 1984,
is amended to read as follows:
  (7) To enter into contracts with the state of New York, any  community
college,  agricultural  and  technical  college,  MUNICIPALITY or public
agency for the purpose of providing [electronic data processing]  INFOR-
MATION  TECHNOLOGY  AND  INTERNET  services  to  such agencies. Any such
proposed contract shall be subject to the review  and  approval  of  the
commissioner,  who  may only approve such proposed contract when, in his
OR HER opinion, such contract will not disrupt  the  level  of  services
provided to component school districts and will result in a more econom-
ical  utilization  of existing board of cooperative educational services
computer facilities. The commissioner shall issue a finding  in  writing
in making all determinations pursuant to this subparagraph.
  S  2. Subdivision 4 of section 1950 of the education law is amended by
adding a new paragraph oo to read as follows:
  OO. BOARDS OF  COOPERATIVE  EDUCATIONAL  SERVICES  MAY  CONTRACT  WITH
THIRD-PARTY VENDORS TO SUPPORT OR PROVIDE TECHNOLOGY, TELECOMMUNICATIONS
AND RELATED SERVICES TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03231-01-3

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