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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to higher education|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S764
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S764 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S764 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to the establishment of community college regions PURPOSE: To amend the Education Law to authorize local community colleges, college sponsors, and eligible local governments to establish community college regions to sponsor an existing community college operating under the program of State University of New York; to transfer sponsorship from the existing sponsor to the community college region; and to protect upon transfer the employment and collective bargaining rights of all employees of a community college SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subdivision two of section 6302 of the Education Law to remove a restriction which currently limits the availability of community college regions as an optional form of community college sponsorship only to existing community colleges outside of New York City sponsored by a school district or a city.
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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