senate Bill S5387B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to notification requirements for school districts located in cities of a million or more when a school district chooses to acquire a site for a new school

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 09, 2016 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 03, 2016 advanced to third reading
Apr 12, 2016 2nd report cal.
Apr 11, 2016 1st report cal.560
Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 18, 2015 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1831
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 15, 2015 print number 5387b
Jun 15, 2015 amend (t) and recommit to education
Jun 12, 2015 print number 5387a
Jun 12, 2015 amend (t) and recommit to education
May 14, 2015 referred to education

Votes

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Apr 11, 2016 - Education committee Vote

S5387B
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 18, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S5387B
21
3
committee
21
Aye
3
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5387 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8315
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2590-v, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S1885, A1296

S5387 - Summary

Relates to notification requirements for school districts located in cities with a population of one million or more when a school district chooses to acquire a site for a new school.

S5387 - Sponsor Memo

S5387 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5387

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- 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 notification  require-
  ments for school districts located in cities of a million or more when
  a school district chooses to acquire a site for a new school

  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  404-a
to read as follows:
  S 404-A. ACQUISITION OF REAL PROPERTY BY SCHOOL DISTRICTS LOCATED IN A
CITY  WITH  A  POPULATION  OF  A  MILLION  OR MORE. REAL PROPERTY MAY BE
ACQUIRED IN A SCHOOL DISTRICT LOCATED IN A CITY WITH A POPULATION  OF  A
MILLION OR MORE, FOR SCHOOL PURPOSES AND FOR ANY OTHER PURPOSE FOR WHICH
SUCH  PROPERTY  MAY  BE ACQUIRED AS PROVIDED IN THIS CHAPTER, AFTER SUCH
SCHOOL DISTRICT PRIOR TO THE FINAL PURCHASE OF A SELECTED SITE, PROVIDES
LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS AND COMMUNITY BOARDS WITH  A  DETAILED  ANALYSIS
OF:
  1. REASONS WHY A NEW SCHOOL IS REQUIRED;
  2. IDENTIFICATION OF ALL SITES CONSIDERED FOR THE NEW SCHOOL; AND
  3. IDENTIFICATION AND STATED REASON FOR CHOOSING THE SELECTED SITE FOR
THE NEW SCHOOL.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11075-01-5

S5387A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8315
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2590-v, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S1885, A1296

S5387A - Summary

Relates to notification requirements for school districts located in cities with a population of one million or more when a school district chooses to acquire a site for a new school.

S5387A - Sponsor Memo

S5387A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5387--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Education  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  administrative code of the city of New York, in
  relation to notification requirements for school districts located  in
  cities  of a million or more when a school district chooses to acquire
  a site for a new school

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

  Section  1. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended
by adding a new section 25-111-a to read as follows:
  S 25-111-A CITY PLANNING COMMISSION TO  REGULATE  THE  ACQUISITION  OF
REAL  PROPERTY  BY  THE  CITY OF NEW YORK BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE NEW
YORK CITY SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION AUTHORITY. A. THE CITY PLANNING COMMISSION
SHALL REGULATE AND MAY RESTRICT THE ACQUISITION OF REAL PROPERTY BY  THE
CITY  OF  NEW  YORK  BOARD  OF  EDUCATION  AND  THE NEW YORK CITY SCHOOL
CONSTRUCTION AUTHORITY, COLLECTIVELY  REFERRED  TO  HEREINAFTER  AS  THE
"SCHOOL  DISTRICT,"  FOR  SCHOOL  PURPOSES AND FOR ANY OTHER PURPOSE FOR
WHICH SUCH PROPERTY MAY BE ACQUIRED.
  B. NO REAL PROPERTY MAY BE ACQUIRED FOR SCHOOL PURPOSES  AND  FOR  ANY
OTHER  PURPOSE FOR WHICH SUCH PROPERTY MAY BE ACQUIRED, UNTIL THE SCHOOL
DISTRICT SHALL HAVE FILED NOTICE OF SUCH PROPOSED ACQUISITION  WITH  THE
CITY  PLANNING  COMMISSION  AND  THE  COMMUNITY BOARD OF THE LOCALITY IN
WHICH THE PROPOSED PROPERTY IS LOCATED.  SUCH  NOTICE  SHALL  CONTAIN  A
DESCRIPTION  OF THE PROPOSED ACQUISITION, INCLUDING THE LOCATION, BUILD-
ING FOOTPRINT ON THE BUILDING PARCEL, AN EXPLANATION FOR THE REASONS WHY
THE ACQUISITION IS REQUIRED, IDENTIFICATION OF ALL SITES CONSIDERED  FOR
THIS  SAME  PURPOSE, THE GRADE LEVELS TO BE SERVED BY THE NEW SCHOOL, AN
ESTIMATE OF THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS, PARKING REQUIREMENTS AND RECREATION-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11075-02-5

S5387B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8315
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2590-v, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S1885, A1296

S5387B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to notification requirements for school districts located in cities with a population of one million or more when a school district chooses to acquire a site for a new school.

S5387B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5387B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5387--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Education  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to notification  require-
  ments for school districts located in cities of a million or more when
  a school district chooses to acquire a site for a new school

  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 2590-v
to read as follows:
  S 2590-V. REGULATION OF THE ACQUISITION OF REAL PROPERTY BY  THE  CITY
OF NEW YORK BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE NEW YORK CITY SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION
AUTHORITY.  1.  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE TERM "SCHOOL
DISTRICT" SHALL MEAN THE CITY OF NEW YORK BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE NEW
YORK CITY SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION AUTHORITY, COLLECTIVELY.
  2. NOT LESS THAN FORTY-FIVE DAYS NOR MORE THAN  NINETY  DAYS  AFTER  A
SCHOOL  DISTRICT'S  NOTICE  OF  THE  ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY, THE SCHOOL
DISTRICT SHALL HOLD A PUBLIC COMMUNITY FORUM FOR THE PURPOSE OF  OBTAIN-
ING  PUBLIC  AND COMMUNITY BOARD INPUT CONCERNING THE ANTICIPATED IMPACT
OF THE PROPOSED ACQUISITION UPON  THE  COMMUNITY.  THE  SCHOOL  DISTRICT
SHALL  AFFORD  COMMUNITY MEMBERS, REPRESENTATIVES OF THE LOCAL COMMUNITY
BOARD, LOCAL BUSINESSES AND RESIDENTS A REASONABLE OPPORTUNITY TO  SPEAK
ABOUT  RELEVANT MATTERS AT SUCH COMMUNITY FORUM, INCLUDING THE APPROPRI-
ATENESS OF CONSTRUCTING A NEW SCHOOL AT SUCH LOCATION. EVERY SUCH  FORUM
SHALL  BE  HELD  UPON  NOT  LESS THAN TWENTY DAYS NOTICE TO THE AFFECTED
COMMUNITY AND THE LOCAL COMMUNITY BOARD.
  3. THE SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL, PRIOR TO ESTABLISHING THE DATE, TIME AND
LOCATION OF THE PUBLIC COMMUNITY FORUM,  CONSULT  WITH  AND  OBTAIN  THE
ADVICE  AND CONSENT OF THE APPROPRIATE COMMUNITY BOARD, AS TO ESTABLISH-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11075-03-5

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