|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 21, 2014||referred to education|
senate Bill S6366
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6366 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §141, Ed L; add §99-v, St Fin L
S6366 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6366 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to creating the New York character development commission; to amend the state finance law, in relation to establishing the New York character development fund; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To authorize a two year commission to answer the question: How do we create the best schools that can spark purpose and sustain passion in our students? SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the education law is amended by adding a new section 141 which will establish the commission and outline its purpose. 2. Outlines appointment of members. 3. Outlines provisions for commission staff and agency liaison and how they will be paid. 4. Powers and duties of the commission. 5. Commission recommendations.
S6366 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6366 I N S E N A T E January 21, 2014 ___________ 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 creating the New York character development commission; to amend the state finance law, in relation to establishing the New York character development fund; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 141 to read as follows: S 141. NEW YORK CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION. 1. COMMISSION ESTABLISHED. (A) THERE IS HEREBY CREATED IN THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT A COMMISSION TO BE KNOWN AS THE "NEW YORK CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT COMMIS- SION" WHICH SHALL BE CHARGED WITH INVESTIGATING AND DETERMINING THE BEST PRACTICES IN BUILDING CHARACTER AMONG STATE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHILDREN IN GRADES KINDERGARTEN THROUGH TWELVE AND FORMULATING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THOSE PRACTICES IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS. (B) THE COMMISSION SHALL BEGIN TO ACT FORTY-FIVE DAYS AFTER THIS SECTION SHALL HAVE BECOME A LAW. 2. MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION. (A) THE COMMISSION SHALL CONSIST OF TEN MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED AS FOLLOWS: (I) TWO MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE; (II) TWO MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY; (III) ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE; (IV) ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY; (V) TWO MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR; AND (VI) TWO MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE BOARD OF REGENTS. THE BOARD OF REGENTS SHALL DESIGNATE THE CHAIR FROM AMONG THE MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION. (B) ONE MEMBER APPOINTED BY EACH OF THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, THE GOVERNOR AND THE BOARD OF REGENTS SHALL BE AN ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH EXPERT. THE OTHER MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, THE GOVERNOR AND THE BOARD OF REGENTS SHALL BE AN EDUCATOR. AT LEAST SEVENTY PERCENT OF THE MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION SHALL COME FROM EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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