Senate Bill S2146

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to meetings and absences of the board of regents

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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-S2146 (ACTIVE) - Details

See other versions of this Bill:
A2921 ,
S6503 ,
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §204, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7224, A8314
2013-2014: S6671, A121

2015-S2146 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to meetings and absences of the board of regents.

2015-S2146 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2015-S2146 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2146

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 21, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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 meetings and  absences
  of the board of regents

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

  Section 1. Section 204 of the education law  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  S 204. Meetings and absences. 1. (A) The regents may provide for regu-
lar  meetings[, and the chancellor, or the commissioner of education, or
any five regents, may at any time call a special meeting of the board of
regents and fix the time and place therefor;  and  at  least  ten  days'
notice  of  every  meeting  shall be mailed to the usual address of each
regent.  If any regent shall fail to attend three consecutive  meetings,
without excuse accepted as satisfactory by the regents, he may be deemed
to  have  resigned  and the regents shall then report the vacancy to the
legislature, which shall fill it]  OF  THE  BOARD  OF  REGENTS  AND  ANY
COMMITTEE, SUBCOMMITTEE, TASK FORCE, OR OTHER SUBGROUPS THEREOF.  NOTICE
OF  TIME  AND  PLACE  FOR  ALL  REGULAR  PUBLIC MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF
REGENTS AND ANY COMMITTEE, SUBCOMMITTEE, TASK FORCE, OR OTHER  SUBGROUPS
THEREOF  SHALL  BE  PUBLICLY  PROVIDED AT LEAST SEVEN DAYS IN ADVANCE OF
SUCH MEETING. SUCH NOTICE OF TIME, PLACE AND AGENDA SHALL BE DISTRIBUTED
VIA THE BOARD'S OFFICIAL INTERNET WEBSITE AND  SPECIFICALLY  DISTRIBUTED
BY  UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE TO ALL REGENTS AT THEIR USUAL ADDRESSES
AND, IF A MEETING OF A COMMITTEE, SUBCOMMITTEE,  TASK  FORCE,  OR  OTHER
SUBGROUPS  THEREOF,  BY  SUCH  MEANS,  INCLUDING  BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE
UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE OR ELECTRONIC MEANS, AS DETERMINED  BY  THE
COMMITTEE,  SUBCOMMITTEE,  TASK  FORCE,  OR OTHER SUBGROUPS THEREOF.  AN
AGENDA FOR A REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING OF THE BOARD SHALL BE COMPRISED OF A
LIST OF ALL ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED WITH A  DESCRIPTION  OF  THE  SUBJECT
MATTER  OF  EACH  SUCH  ITEM  AND SHALL BE POSTED AT LEAST THREE DAYS IN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03588-02-5
              

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