assembly Bill A3300

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for election of members of the board of education of the Buffalo city school district in November rather than May

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
Jan 22, 2015 referred to education

A3300 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2553, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10634
2013-2014: A3566
2017-2018: A2113
2019-2020: A4949

A3300 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the election of members of the board of education of the Buffalo city school district in November rather than in May; creates a timetable for the electoral proceedings therefor; extends the terms of current members of such board to the last day of December rather than June; provides for future terms to run from January through December (view more) and staggers terms.

A3300 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3300

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. PEOPLES-STOKES -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  providing  for  the
  election  of  members  of  the  board of education of the Buffalo city
  school district in November

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

  Section  1. Subparagraph 3 of paragraph d and paragraphs n, o and p of
subdivision 10 of section 2553 of the education law, subparagraph  3  of
paragraph  d  and paragraphs n and o as added by chapter 242 of the laws
of 1974 and paragraph p as amended by chapter 95 of the  laws  of  1979,
are amended to read as follows:
  (3)    For  the  election held in [May, nineteen hundred seventy-four]
NOVEMBER, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, such petition  shall  be  deemed  to  be
timely  filed  for such election if filed with the clerk of the board of
elections of Erie county on or before  [April  ninth,  nineteen  hundred
seventy-four]  OCTOBER SECOND, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN.  A petition sent by
mail in an envelope postmarked prior to midnight on [April ninth,  nine-
teen  hundred  seventy-four] OCTOBER SECOND, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, shall
be deemed to be timely filed when received.  Written objection  to  such
petition shall be filed within [two] THREE days after the [date this act
shall  have  become  a law] LAST DAY TO FILE THE PETITION and specifica-
tions of the grounds of the objections shall be  filed  with  the  board
within [one day] SIX DAYS after the filing of the objection and institu-
tion  of court proceedings relating thereto shall be commenced not later
than [May second, nineteen hundred seventy-four] FOURTEEN DAYS AFTER THE
LAST DAY TO FILE THE PETITION OR WITHIN THREE BUSINESS  DAYS  AFTER  THE
BOARD  OF  ELECTIONS MAKES A DETERMINATION OF INVALIDITY WITH RESPECT TO
SUCH PETITION, WHICHEVER IS LATER.
  n. [The] FOR MEMBERS ELECTED IN NOVEMBER,  TWO  THOUSAND  FIFTEEN  THE
TERM  OF OFFICE FOR EACH MEMBER OF SUCH BOARD FROM A CITY SCHOOL SUBDIS-
TRICT SHALL BE TWO YEARS, AND FOR EACH MEMBER ELECTED AT LARGE SHALL  BE
FOUR  YEARS AND UPON THE EXPIRATION OF SUCH TERMS, THE term of office of
each member of such board from a city school subdistrict shall be  three