senate Bill S6366

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates the New York character development commission and establishes the New York character development fund; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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Jan 21, 2014 referred to education

S6366 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8595
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §141, Ed L; add §99-v, St Fin L

S6366 - Summary

Creates the New York character development commission and establishes the New York character development fund; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof.

S6366 - Sponsor Memo

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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