senate Bill S7357

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes a temporary commission on career technical education to examine and assess the feasibility and advisability of establishing a professional trade diploma

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May 14, 2014 referred to education

S7357 - Details

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S7357 - Summary

Establishes a temporary commission on career technical education to examine and assess the feasibility and advisability of establishing a professional trade diploma.

S7357 - Sponsor Memo

S7357 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7357

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to establish a temporary commission on career technical education
  to examine and assess the feasibility and advisability of establishing
  a professional trade diploma for completion of a secondary  education;
  and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration there-
  of

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

  Section 1. A temporary commission on  career  technical  education  is
hereby   established  to  examine,  evaluate  and  make  recommendations
concerning the feasibility and advisability of  establishing  a  profes-
sional  trade  diploma to be awarded upon completion of secondary educa-
tion. Such commission shall review, with particular care, the practical-
ity of  establishing  such  a  diploma  for  students  who  successfully
complete  a sequence of career technical education in a particular trade
or career so as to qualify such student for employment in such trade  or
career.  In addition, the commission shall provide for the awarding of a
professional trade diploma without a  student's  completion  of  certain
requirements for a regents or local diploma.
  S 2. The commission shall be composed of 13 members to be appointed as
follows:
  (a)  5  members appointed by the governor, one of whom shall be desig-
nated by the governor as the chair of the commission;
  (b) 2 members appointed by the temporary president of the senate;
  (c) 2 members appointed by the speaker of the assembly;
  (d) 1 member appointed by the minority leader of the senate;
  (e) 1 member appointed by the minority leader of the assembly;
  (f) 1 member appointed by the chair of the senate education committee;
and
  (g) 1 member appointed by the chair of the assembly education  commit-
tee.
  Vacancies  in  the membership of the commission shall be filled in the
manner provided for original appointments.

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

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