Senate Bill S1552

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes residency requirements for school district superintendents

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2015-S1552 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2355
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1526-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3964, A7500
2013-2014: S967, A6742

2015-S1552 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

2015-S1552 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2015-S1552 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1552

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2015
                               ___________

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.
                                                           LBD06820-01-5


              

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