senate Bill S5974A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the East Ramapo central school district oversight act

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 11, 2016 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
Jun 16, 2015 print number 5974a
Jun 16, 2015 amend and recommit to rules
Jun 14, 2015 referred to rules

Co-Sponsors

S5974 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education

S5974 - Summary

Enacts the East Ramapo central school district oversight act.

S5974 - Sponsor Memo

S5974 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5974

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 14, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT relating to fiscal and operational oversight of the  East  Ramapo
  central  school  district;  and  providing  for  the  repeal  of  such
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "East Ramapo central school district oversight act."
  S 2. Definitions. For purposes of this act, the following terms  shall
have the following meanings:
  (a)  "Board of education" or "board" shall mean the board of education
of the East Ramapo central school district.
  (b) "School district" or "district" shall mean the East Ramapo central
school district.
  (d) "Comptroller" shall mean the New York state comptroller, or his or
her designee.
  (e) "Commissioner" shall mean the commissioner of education.
  (f) "State monitor" or  "monitor"  shall  mean  the  person  appointed
pursuant  to section four of this act, or an interim person appointed to
such position.
  S 3. Fiscal  and  operational  oversight  by  the  state  comptroller.
During  the effective period of this act, the comptroller may, in his or
her sole discretion undertake an enhanced review and oversight  role  as
follows:
  (a) (i) The board of education shall at the request of the comptroller
annually  submit  the  school  district's  proposed  budget for the next
succeeding school year to the comptroller  no  later  than  thirty  days
before  the  date  scheduled  for  the school district's budget vote. If
submitted, the comptroller shall examine the proposed budget  to  ensure
that  the  fiscal and operational needs of the school district are being

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11673-05-5

Co-Sponsors

S5974A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education

S5974A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the East Ramapo central school district oversight act.

S5974A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5974A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5974--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. CARLUCCI, AVELLA, SAVINO, VALESKY -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Rules  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT relating to fiscal and operational oversight of the  East  Ramapo
  central  school  district;  and  providing  for  the  repeal  of  such
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "East Ramapo central school district oversight act."
  S 2. Definitions. For purposes of this act, the following terms  shall
have the following meanings:
  (a)  "Board of education" or "board" shall mean the board of education
of the East Ramapo central school district.
  (b) "School district" or "district" shall mean the East Ramapo central
school district.
  (d) "Comptroller" shall mean the New York state comptroller, or his or
her designee.
  (e) "Commissioner" shall mean the commissioner of education.
  (f) "State monitor" or  "monitor"  shall  mean  the  person  appointed
pursuant to section three of this act, or an interim person appointed to
such position.
  S  3. (a) The governor shall appoint a state monitor within sixty days
following the effective date of this act to  provide  oversight  of  the
educational  and  fiscal  policies, practices, programs and decisions of
the East Ramapo central school district, the board of education and  the
superintendent.  At the request of the monitor, the commissioner and the
comptroller shall   provide  the  monitor  with  technical  support  and
assistance for the purposes of carrying out his or her duties under this
act. The term of the state monitor shall expire on June 30, 2018.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11673-13-5

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