senate Bill S6790A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the election of regents and the creation of the commission on regents

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 recommitted to rules
Mar 20, 2014 amended on third reading 6790a
Mar 11, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.280
referred to rules

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S6790 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §202, add §202-a, Ed L

S6790 - Summary

Relates to the election of regents and the creation of the commission on regents.

S6790 - Sponsor Memo

S6790 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6790

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the education  law,  in  relation  to  the  election  of
  regents and the creation of the commission on regents

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 202 of the  education  law,
subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 547 of the laws of 1993 and subdivi-
sion  2  as amended by chapter 296 of the laws of 1984 and as designated
by chapter 892 of the laws of 1985, are amended to read as follows:
  1. The University of the State of New York shall be governed  and  all
its corporate powers exercised by a board of regents the number of whose
members  shall  at  all  times  be four more than the number of the then
existing judicial districts of the state and  shall  not  be  less  than
fifteen.    The regents in office April first, nineteen hundred seventy-
four shall hold office, in the order of their election, for  such  times
that  the  term of one such regent will expire in each year on the first
day of April. Commencing April  first,  nineteen  hundred  seventy-four,
each  regent  shall be elected for a term of seven years, each such term
to expire on the first day of April. Commencing on April first, nineteen
hundred ninety-four, each regent shall be elected for  a  term  of  five
years,  each such term to expire on the first day of April, TWO THOUSAND
FIFTEEN. COMMENCING ON APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND  FIFTEEN,  EACH  REGENT
SHALL  BE  ELECTED FOR A TERM OF FIVE YEARS, EACH SUCH TERM TO EXPIRE ON
THE FIRST DAY OF APRIL.  [Each regent shall be elected by  the  legisla-
ture  by  concurrent resolution in the preceding March, on or before the
first Tuesday of such month.   If, however,  the  legislature  fails  to
agree  on such concurrent resolution by the first Tuesday of such month,
then the two houses shall meet in joint session at noon  on  the  second
Tuesday of such month and proceed to elect such regent by joint ballot.]
  2.  All  vacancies in such office, either for full or unexpired terms,
shall be so filled that there shall always be in the membership  of  the
board  of  regents  at  least  one  resident  of  each  of  the judicial
districts.  [A vacancy in the office of  regent  for  other  cause  than

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

Co-Sponsors

S6790A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §202, add §202-a, Ed L

S6790A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the election of regents and the creation of the commission on regents.

S6790A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6790A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6790--A
    Cal. No. 280

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. LAVALLE, LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules --  ordered
  to a 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 the election of
  regents and the creation of the commission on regents

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 202 of the education law,
subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 547 of the laws of 1993 and subdivi-
sion 2 as amended by chapter 296 of the laws of 1984 and  as  designated
by chapter 892 of the laws of 1985, are amended to read as follows:
  1.  The  University of the State of New York shall be governed and all
its corporate powers exercised by a board of regents the number of whose
members shall at all times be four more than  the  number  of  the  then
existing  judicial  districts  of  the  state and shall not be less than
fifteen.  The regents in office April first, nineteen  hundred  seventy-
four  shall  hold office, in the order of their election, for such times
that the term of one such regent will expire in each year on  the  first
day  of  April.  Commencing  April first, nineteen hundred seventy-four,
each regent shall be elected for a term of seven years, each  such  term
to expire on the first day of April. Commencing on April first, nineteen
hundred  ninety-four,  each  regent  shall be elected for a term of five
years, each such term to expire on the first day of April, TWO  THOUSAND
FIFTEEN.  COMMENCING  ON  APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, EACH REGENT
SHALL BE ELECTED FOR A TERM OF FIVE YEARS, EACH SUCH TERM TO  EXPIRE  ON
THE  FIRST  DAY OF APRIL.  [Each regent shall be elected by the legisla-
ture by concurrent resolution in the preceding March, on or  before  the
first  Tuesday  of  such  month.   If, however, the legislature fails to
agree on such concurrent resolution by the first Tuesday of such  month,
then  the  two  houses shall meet in joint session at noon on the second
Tuesday of such month and proceed to elect such regent by joint ballot.]
  2. All vacancies in such office, either for full or  unexpired  terms,
shall  be  so filled that there shall always be in the membership of the

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

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