senate Bill S6671A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to meetings and absences of the board of regents

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Jun 18, 2014 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 02, 2014 amended on third reading 6671a
restored to third reading
substitution reconsidered
May 20, 2014 substituted by a121
Mar 11, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.279
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 26, 2014 referred to higher education

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S6671 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §204, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7224

S6671 - Summary

Relates to meetings and absences of the board of regents.

S6671 - Sponsor Memo

S6671 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6671

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 26, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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 meetings and  absences
  of the board of regents

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

  Section 1. Section 204 of the education law  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  S 204. Meetings and absences. 1. (A) The regents may provide for regu-
lar  meetings[, and the chancellor, or the commissioner of education, or
any five regents, may at any time call a special meeting of the board of
regents and fix the time and place therefor;  and  at  least  ten  days'
notice  of  every  meeting  shall be mailed to the usual address of each
regent.  If any regent shall fail to attend three consecutive  meetings,
without excuse accepted as satisfactory by the regents, he may be deemed
to  have  resigned  and the regents shall then report the vacancy to the
legislature, which shall fill it]  OF  THE  BOARD  OF  REGENTS  AND  ANY
COMMITTEE,  TASK  FORCE,  COUNCIL OR OTHER BODY THEREOF. NOTICE OF TIME,
PLACE AND AGENDA FOR ALL REGULAR PUBLIC MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS
AND ANY COMMITTEE, TASK FORCE, COUNCIL OR OTHER SUCH BODY OF  THE  BOARD
SHALL BE PUBLICLY PROVIDED AT LEAST TEN DAYS IN ADVANCE OF SUCH MEETING.
SUCH  NOTICE  OF  TIME,  PLACE  AND  AGENDA SHALL BE DISTRIBUTED VIA THE
BOARD'S OFFICIAL INTERNET WEBSITE AND SPECIFICALLY DISTRIBUTED BY UNITED
STATES POSTAL SERVICE TO ALL REGENTS AT THEIR USUAL ADDRESSES AND, IF  A
MEETING  OF  A  COMMITTEE, TASK FORCE, COUNCIL OR OTHER SUCH BODY OF THE
BOARD, BY SUCH MEANS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED  TO  THE  UNITED  STATES
POSTAL SERVICE OR ELECTRONIC MEANS, AS DETERMINED BY THE COMMITTEE, TASK
FORCE,  COUNCIL OR OTHER SUCH BODY. AN AGENDA FOR A REGULAR PUBLIC MEET-
ING OF THE BOARD OR ANY COMMITTEE, TASK FORCE,  COUNCIL  OR  OTHER  BODY
THEREOF,  SHALL  BE COMPRISED OF A LIST OF ALL ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED, A
DESCRIPTION OF THE SUBJECT MATTER OF EACH SUCH ITEM AND THE FULL TEXT OF
ALL ITEMS SUBJECT TO A VOTE AND THE NAME OF A PERSON KNOWLEDGEABLE ABOUT
THE AGENDA AND CONTACT INFORMATION FOR  SUCH  PERSON,  INCLUDING  OFFICE
ADDRESS,  E-MAIL  ADDRESS,  AND  TELEPHONE NUMBER, FROM WHOM INFORMATION

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

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S6671A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §204, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7224

S6671A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to meetings and absences of the board of regents.

S6671A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6671A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6671--A
    Cal. No. 279

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 26, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. FLANAGAN, LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher  Education
  --  committee  discharged  and said bill committed to the Committee on
  Rules -- ordered to a third reading, substituted by Assembly Bill  No.
  121, substitution reconsidered, restored to third reading, amended and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to meetings and absences
  of the board of regents

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

  Section  1.  Section  204  of  the education law is amended to read as
follows:
  S 204. Meetings and absences. 1. (A) The regents may provide for regu-
lar meetings[, and the chancellor, or the commissioner of education,  or
any five regents, may at any time call a special meeting of the board of
regents  and  fix  the  time  and place therefor; and at least ten days'
notice of every meeting shall be mailed to the  usual  address  of  each
regent.   If any regent shall fail to attend three consecutive meetings,
without excuse accepted as satisfactory by the regents, he may be deemed
to have resigned and the regents shall then report the  vacancy  to  the
legislature,  which  shall  fill  it]  OF  THE  BOARD OF REGENTS AND ANY
COMMITTEE, SUBCOMMITTEE, TASK FORCE, OR OTHER SUBGROUPS THEREOF.  NOTICE
OF TIME AND PLACE FOR ALL  REGULAR  PUBLIC  MEETINGS  OF  THE  BOARD  OF
REGENTS  AND ANY COMMITTEE, SUBCOMMITTEE, TASK FORCE, OR OTHER SUBGROUPS
THEREOF SHALL BE PUBLICLY PROVIDED AT LEAST SEVEN  DAYS  IN  ADVANCE  OF
SUCH MEETING. SUCH NOTICE OF TIME, PLACE AND AGENDA SHALL BE DISTRIBUTED
VIA  THE  BOARD'S OFFICIAL INTERNET WEBSITE AND SPECIFICALLY DISTRIBUTED
BY UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE TO ALL REGENTS AT THEIR USUAL  ADDRESSES
AND,  IF  A  MEETING  OF A COMMITTEE, SUBCOMMITTEE, TASK FORCE, OR OTHER
SUBGROUPS THEREOF, BY SUCH MEANS,  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO  THE
UNITED  STATES  POSTAL SERVICE OR ELECTRONIC MEANS, AS DETERMINED BY THE
COMMITTEE, SUBCOMMITTEE, TASK FORCE, OR OTHER  SUBGROUPS  THEREOF.    AN
AGENDA FOR A REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING OF THE BOARD SHALL BE COMPRISED OF A
LIST  OF  ALL  ITEMS  TO BE CONSIDERED WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE SUBJECT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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