senate Bill S5829

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Clarifies the authority of the Greenburgh North Castle Union Free School District to lease certain properties and to expand its boundaries

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6721 - Vetoed by Governor


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Dec 18, 2013 tabled
vetoed memo.264
Dec 06, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1624
substituted for s5829
Jun 21, 2013 substituted by a6721b
ordered to third reading cal.1624
Jun 17, 2013 referred to rules

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S5829 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6721B
Law Section:
Westchester County
Laws Affected:
Amd §2-a, add §2-c. Chap 118 of 1969

S5829 - Bill Texts

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Relates to a separate union free school district in the town of Greenburgh, in the county of Westchester; clarifies the authority of the Greenburgh North Castle Union Free School District to lease certain properties and to expand its boundaries.

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BILL NUMBER:S5829

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 118 of the laws of 1969,
relating to a separate union free school district in the town of
Greenburgh, in the county of Westchester, in relation to clarifying
the authority of the Greenburgh North Castle Union Free School
District to lease certain properties and to expand its boundaries

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this bill is to
authorize the Greenburgh North Castle union free school district to
lease properties and expand its boundaries for the purpose of
providing instruction to students in the Greenburgh North Castle union
free school district,

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 2-a authorizes the lease and
expansion of boundaries of properties located at 108 Shonnard Place in
the city of Yonkers, county of Westchester, and at 1700 Old Orchard
Place in the village of Valhalla, county of Westchester for the
purpose of providing instruction to students enrolled in the school
district.

Section 2-b authorizes the lease and expansion of boundaries of
properties located at 623 Blooming Grove Turnpike, in the town of New
Windsor, county of Orange, to be known as the Kaplan Center Academy
for the purpose of providing instruction to students enrolled in the
school district.

Section 3 states that Chapter 118 of the laws of 1969 is amended by
adding a new section 2-c. Section 2-c of the bill authorizes the
Greenburgh North Castle union free school district, subject to
approval of the New York State education department, to lease
properties and expand boundaries of properties located at 45 East
Gainsborg Avenue in the village of West Harrison, county of
Westchester to be known as the REACH Academy and to enter into any
agreements necessary for the purpose of providing instruction to
students enrolled in the Greenburgh North Castle union free school
district

Section 4 ratifies, validates and confirms the actions of the board of
education of the Greenburgh North Castle union free district in
entering into a lease of properties located at 45 East Gainsborg
Avenue notwithstanding its location outside of the school district
boundaries.

JUSTIFICATION: This legislation is necessary to allow the Greenburgh
North Castle Union Free School District to lease properties and expand
their school boundaries.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill - 2013

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  5829

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend chapter 118 of the laws of 1969, relating to a  separate
  union free school district in the town of Greenburgh, in the county of
  Westchester, in relation to clarifying the authority of the Greenburgh
  North  Castle  Union  Free School District to lease certain properties
  and to expand its boundaries

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

  Section  1.   Section 2-a of chapter 118 of the laws of 1969, relating
to a separate union free school district in the town  of  Greenburgh  in
the  county of Westchester, as added by chapter 224 of the laws of 2010,
is amended to read as follows:
  S 2-a.   Notwithstanding any other law, rule,  or  regulation  to  the
contrary,  in addition to the powers granted by section two of this act,
subject to the approval of the New York state education department,  the
board  of  education shall be authorized to lease properties, AND EXPAND
THE BOUNDARIES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE DURATION OF ANY LEASES  TO
INCLUDE,  PROPERTIES  located at 108 Shonnard Place in the city of Yonk-
ers, county of Westchester, and TO LEASE PROPERTIES LOCATED at 1700  Old
Orchard  Place in the village of Valhalla, county of Westchester for the
purpose of providing instruction to  students  enrolled  in  the  school
district.
  S  2.  Section  2-a  of chapter 118 of the laws of 1969, relating to a
separate union free school district in the town of  Greenburgh,  in  the
county  of  Westchester, as added by chapter 226 of the laws of 2010, is
amended to read as follows:
  S [2-a] 2-B.  Notwithstanding any other law, rule,  or  regulation  to
the  contrary,  in addition to the powers granted by section two of this
act, subject to the approval of the New York state education department,
the board of education shall be authorized to lease AND  EXPAND  BOUNDA-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11566-01-3

S. 5829                             2

RIES  OF  THE  SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE DURATION OF ANY LEASES TO INCLUDE
properties located at 623 Blooming Grove Turnpike, in the  town  of  New
Windsor, county of Orange, TO BE KNOWN AS THE KAPLAN CAREER ACADEMY, for
the  purpose of providing instruction to students enrolled in the school
district.
  S 3. Chapter 118 of the laws of 1969, relating  to  a  separate  union
free  school  district in the town of Greenburgh, in the county of West-
chester, is amended by adding a new section 2-c to read as follows:
  S 2-C. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR  REGULATION
TO THE CONTRARY, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT,  THE  BOARD  OF  EDUCATION  SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO LEASE AND
EXPAND THE BOUNDARIES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR  THE  DURATION  OF  ANY
LEASE  TO  INCLUDE PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 45 EAST GAINSBORG AVENUE IN THE
VILLAGE OF WEST HARRISON, COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER,  TO  BE  KNOWN  AS  THE
REACH  ACADEMY,  AND TO ENTER INTO ANY AGREEMENTS NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT
SUCH AUTHORITY, FOR THE PURPOSE OF  PROVIDING  INSTRUCTION  TO  STUDENTS
ENROLLED IN THE GREENBURGH NORTH CASTLE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT.
  S  4.  The  actions  of the board of education of the Greenburgh North
Castle union free school district in entering into a lease of properties
located at 45 East Gainsborg Avenue in the  village  of  West  Harrison,
county of Westchester, prior to the effective date of this act are here-
by  ratified,  validated  and  confirmed  notwithstanding  its  location
outside of the school district boundaries.
  S 5. This act shall take effect July 1, 2013,  provided  that  in  the
event  it shall become a law after such date, this act shall take effect
immediately and shall be deemed to have been in full force and effect on
and after July 1, 2013.

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