senate Bill S638

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to qualifications for certain appointed positions with the board of trustees for the state university and CUNY

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to higher education

S638 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง353 & 6204, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1217A
2009-2010: S1736B

S638 - Summary

Relates to qualifications for certain appointed positions with the board of trustees for the state university and CUNY; prohibits trustees from being employees of the appointing authority.

S638 - Sponsor Memo

S638 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   638

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to trustees of the  state
  university and city university

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section  353  of  the  education  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  268  of  the  laws  of 2011, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. The state university shall be governed, and all  of  its  corporate
powers  exercised,  by  a board of trustees. Such board shall consist of
eighteen members, fifteen of whom shall be  appointed  by  the  governor
with  the  advice  and  consent  of the senate, one of whom shall be the
president of the student assembly of the  state  university,  ex-officio
and voting, one of whom shall be the president of the university faculty
senate,  ex-officio and non-voting; PROVIDED THAT NO SUCH MEMBER, EXCEPT
THE PRESIDENT OF THE STUDENT ASSEMBLY OF THE  STATE  UNIVERSITY  OR  ANY
CLASSIFIED  CIVIL  SERVICE  EMPLOYEE, SHALL BE THE EMPLOYEE OF, OR UNDER
THE SUPERVISION OF, THE GOVERNOR, and one of whom shall be the president
of the faculty council of community colleges, ex-officio and non-voting.
Such ex-officio members shall be  subject  to  every  provision  of  any
general, special, or local law, ordinance, charter, code, rule, or regu-
lation  applying to the voting members of such board with respect to the
discharge  of  their  duties,  including,  but  not  limited  to,  those
provisions  setting  forth codes of ethics, disclosure requirements, and
prohibiting business and professional  activities.  One  member  of  the
board  shall  be  designated  by  the governor as chairperson and one as
vice-chairperson. Of the members first appointed, two shall be appointed
for a term which  shall  expire  on  June  thirtieth,  nineteen  hundred
fifty-two; one for a term which shall expire on June thirtieth, nineteen

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

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