senate Bill S967

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes residency requirements for school district superintendents

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 29, 2014 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 27, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 26, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 25, 2014 1st report cal.334
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Jun 10, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 05, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 04, 2013 1st report cal.962
Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

S967 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6742
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง1526-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S3964B, A7500

S967 - Summary

Requires a school district superintendent to be a resident of the state.

S967 - Sponsor Memo

S967 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   967

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing residency
  requirements for school district superintendents

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 1526-a
to read as follows:
  S  1526-A.  DISTRICT  SUPERINTENDENT; RESIDENCY. EVERY SCHOOL DISTRICT
SUPERINTENDENT SHALL BE A RESIDENT OF THE  STATE.    PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,
THAT  THE  RESIDENCY  REQUIREMENT OF THIS SECTION MAY BE WAIVED FOR GOOD
CAUSE SHOWN FOR A  PERIOD  OF  ONE  YEAR  FOLLOWING  A  SUPERINTENDENT'S
INITIAL  EMPLOYMENT  BY  THE  SCHOOL DISTRICT. SUCH WAIVER SHALL ONLY BE
GRANTED UPON APPLICATION TO AND UPON THE WRITTEN CONSENT OF THE  COMMIS-
SIONER.   PROVIDED, FURTHER, THAT EVERY NEW AND RENEWAL CONTRACT FOR THE
EMPLOYMENT OF A SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT SHALL INCLUDE  THE  PROVISIONS  OF
THIS  SECTION  AND  A  PROVISION  THAT  THE  FAILURE  TO COMPLY WITH THE
PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL VOID SUCH CONTRACT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of July  next  succeeding
the  date  on which it shall have become a law and shall apply to school
district superintendents commencing employment or renewing their employ-
ment contracts on or after such date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05266-01-3

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