senate Bill S5113A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the green schools New York act

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 17, 2014 print number 5113a
amend and recommit to education
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
May 10, 2013 referred to education

Co-Sponsors

S5113 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3676A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§408 & 408-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A7448

S5113 - Summary

Establishes the green schools New York act, requiring schools to comply with the criteria established in the department's manual of planning standards - appendix: NY - CHPS High Performance Schools Guidelines.

S5113 - Sponsor Memo

S5113 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5113

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- 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 establishing the green
  schools New York act

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

  Section  1.  This  act  shall  be known and may be cited as the "green
schools New York act".
  S 2. Subdivision 3 of section 408 of the education law, as amended  by
section  2 of part A-1 of chapter 58 of the laws of 2006, is amended and
a new subdivision 3-a is added to read as follows:
  3. The commissioner shall approve the plans and specifications,  here-
tofore or hereafter submitted pursuant to this section, for the erection
or  purchase  of  any  school building or addition thereto or remodeling
thereof on the site or sites selected therefor pursuant to this chapter,
if such plans conform to the requirements and provisions of this chapter
and the regulations of the commissioner adopted pursuant to this chapter
in all other respects; provided,  however,  that  the  commissioner  [of
education]  shall  not approve the plans for the erection or purchase of
any school building  or  addition  thereto  unless  the  site  has  been
selected  with  reasonable  consideration  of the following factors; its
place in  a  comprehensive,  long-term  school  building  program;  area
required  for  outdoor educational activities; educational adaptability,
environment, accessibility; soil conditions; initial and ultimate  cost.
[In  developing  such  plans  and  specifications,  school districts are
encouraged to review the energy conservation and saving  best  practices
available from the department and the New York state energy research and
development authority.]
  3-A.  IN DEVELOPING SUCH PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION
OF NEW SCHOOLS OR THE SUBSTANTIAL RECONSTRUCTION OF AN EXISTING  SCHOOL,
SCHOOL  DISTRICTS  SHALL  BE REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH THE CRITERIA ESTAB-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07062-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S5113A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3676A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§408 & 408-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A7448

S5113A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the green schools New York act, requiring schools to comply with the criteria established in the department's manual of planning standards - appendix: NY - CHPS High Performance Schools Guidelines.

S5113A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5113A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5113--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. LATIMER, TKACZYK -- 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 establishing the green
  schools New York act

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as  the  "green
schools New York act".
  S  2. Subdivision 3 of section 408 of the education law, as amended by
section 2 of part A-1 of chapter 58 of the laws of 2006, is amended  and
a new subdivision 3-a is added to read as follows:
  3.  The commissioner shall approve the plans and specifications, here-
tofore or hereafter submitted pursuant to this section, for the erection
or purchase of any school building or  addition  thereto  or  remodeling
thereof on the site or sites selected therefor pursuant to this chapter,
if such plans conform to the requirements and provisions of this chapter
and the regulations of the commissioner adopted pursuant to this chapter
in  all  other  respects;  provided,  however, that the commissioner [of
education] shall not approve the plans for the erection or  purchase  of
any  school  building  or  addition  thereto  unless  the  site has been
selected with reasonable consideration of  the  following  factors;  its
place  in  a  comprehensive,  long-term  school  building  program; area
required for outdoor educational activities;  educational  adaptability,
environment,  accessibility; soil conditions; initial and ultimate cost.
[In developing such  plans  and  specifications,  school  districts  are
encouraged  to  review the energy conservation and saving best practices
available from the department and the New York state energy research and
development authority.]

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07062-03-4

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