senate Bill S3986

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires a three day aging period before all city board votes

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Mar 04, 2013 referred to education

S3986 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2590-g, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9761

S3986 - Bill Texts

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Requires a three day aging period before all city board votes.

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BILL NUMBER:S3986

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to
requiring a three day aging period before all city board votes

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:

An Act to amend the education law, in relation to requiring a three
day aging period before all city board

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

The bill amends Section 1. Subdivision 8 of section 2590-g of the
education law to state that prior to the approval of any proposed
items listed in subdivision one of this section, copies of the actual
proposed items under consideration and not just summaries must be
given to all city board members and shall be made public, through the
city boards official unmet website. This information must be released
at least three full days before the city board may vote.

JUSTIFICATION:

This bill would give the public more time to discuss and analyze
measures before the Panel for Education Policy (PEP) can vote.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

This bill has been introduced in the Assembly.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall have
become law; with provisions.

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

                                  3986

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 4, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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 requiring a three  day
  aging period before all city board votes

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 8 of section 2590-g of  the  education  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
  (D)  PRIOR  TO THE APPROVAL OF ANY PROPOSED ITEM LISTED IN SUBDIVISION
ONE OF THIS SECTION, COPIES OF THE ACTUAL PROPOSED ITEMS UNDER CONSIDER-
ATION AND NOT JUST SUMMARIES MUST BE GIVEN TO ALL CITY BOARD MEMBERS AND
SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC, INCLUDING VIA  THE  CITY  BOARD'S
OFFICIAL INTERNET WEBSITE, AT LEAST THREE FULL DAYS BEFORE THE BOARD MAY
VOTE.
  S  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law; provided, however, that the amendments to subdivision
8 of section 2590-g of the education law made by section one of this act
shall not affect the expiration of such section and shall be  deemed  to
expire therewith.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07772-01-3

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