senate Bill S764

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes community colleges, college sponsors, and local governments to establish community college regions to sponsor an existing community college

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S764 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง6302 & 6310, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2016
2009-2010: S2921

S764 - Summary

Authorizes community colleges, college sponsors, and eligible local governments to establish community college regions to sponsor an existing community college operating under the program of SUNY, to transfer sponsorship from the existing sponsor to the community college region, and to protect the employment and collective bargaining rights of all employees of a community college.

S764 - Sponsor Memo

S764 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   764

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LAVALLE -- 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 the  establishment  of
  community college regions

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 6302  of  the  education  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  295  of  the  laws  of 1995, is amended to read as
follows:
  2. Pursuant to section sixty-three hundred ten of  this  article,  any
eligible county, city or school district acting through its local legis-
lative  body  or  board, may by local law or resolution, and pursuant to
the master plan, standards  and  regulations  prescribed  by  the  state
university  trustees,  and  with  the approval of said trustees, combine
with one or more contiguous counties, cities or school districts, or any
combination thereof, to constitute a community college  region  for  the
purpose  of  operating,  as local sponsor, an existing community college
[which is currently sponsored by a city or school district] other than A
COMMUNITY COLLEGE CURRENTLY SPONSORED BY a school district located in  a
city with a population of one million or more.
  S  2.  Section 6310 of the education law is amended by adding five new
subdivisions  18, 19, 20, 21 and 22 to read as follows:
  18. THE SPONSOR OF ANY EXISTING COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOR  WHICH  SPONSOR-
SHIP IS TRANSFERRED TO A COMMUNITY COLLEGE REGION MAY TERMINATE ITS SOLE
SPONSORSHIP  OF  SUCH  COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND TRANSFER THE SPONSORSHIP OF
THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE BY RESOLUTION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF
THIS SECTION, THIS ARTICLE, THE MASTER PLAN, STANDARDS  AND  REGULATIONS
PRESCRIBED  BY  THE  STATE UNIVERSITY TRUSTEES, AND WITH THE APPROVAL OF
SAID TRUSTEES; AND THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE REGION

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03787-01-3

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