senate Bill S6560

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the salary cap for district superintendents

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Feb 06, 2014 referred to education


S6560 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1950, Ed L

S6560 - Summary

Relates to the salary cap for district superintendents.

S6560 - Sponsor Memo

S6560 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2014

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- 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  the  salary  cap  for
  district superintendents


  Section 1. Subparagraph 2 of paragraph (a) of subdivision 4 of section
1950 of the education law, as amended by chapter  698  of  the  laws  of
2003, is amended to read as follows:
  (2)  Notwithstanding  any  inconsistent  provision  of law in no event
shall the total salary including amounts paid pursuant to section  twen-
ty-two  hundred  nine  of  this chapter for district superintendents for
each school year through the two thousand two--two thousand three school
year exceed ninety-eight percent of that earned by the commissioner  for
state  fiscal  year nineteen hundred ninety-two--ninety-three, and in no
event shall such total salary for a district superintendent [for the two
thousand three--two thousand four school year or any  subsequent  school
year]  exceed[: (i) one hundred six percent of the salary cap applicable
in the preceding school year, or  (ii)]  ninety-eight  percent  of  that
earned by the commissioner [in the two thousand three--two thousand four
state  fiscal  year,  whichever is less]. In no event shall any district
superintendent be permitted to accumulate vacation or sick leave credits
in excess of the vacation and sick leave credits managerial/confidential
employees of the state are permitted to  accumulate  pursuant  to  regu-
lations  promulgated  by the state civil service commission, nor may any
district superintendent at  the  time  of  separation  from  service  be
compensated  for  accrued  and unused vacation credits or sick leave, or
use accrued and unused sick leave for retirement service  credit  or  to
pay  for health insurance in retirement, at a rate in excess of the rate
permitted to managerial/confidential employees of the state pursuant  to
regulations  of  the  state civil service commission. In addition to the
payment of supplementary salary,  a  board  of  cooperative  educational
services  may provide for the payment of all or a portion of the cost of
insurance benefits for the district superintendent of schools, including

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


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