senate Bill S6686

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring the board of regents to obtain legislative approval of any rule or regulation containing an unfunded mandate

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Feb 04, 2016 referred to education

S6686 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7153
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง207, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S990, A385
2019-2020: S4470

S6686 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring the board of regents to obtain legislative approval of any rule or regulation containing an unfunded mandate.

S6686 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6686 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6686

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- 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 requiring the board of
  regents to obtain legislative  approval  of  any  rule  or  regulation
  containing an unfunded mandate

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

  Section 1. Section 207 of the education law  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  S 207. Legislative power.  1. Subject and in conformity to the consti-
tution  and  laws  of  the state, the regents shall exercise legislative
functions concerning the educational system of the state, determine  its
educational  policies,  and, except, as to the judicial functions of the
commissioner of education, establish rules for carrying into effect  the
laws  and  policies  of  the state, relating to education, and the func-
tions, powers, duties and trusts conferred or charged upon the universi-
ty and the education department.  But no enactment of the regents  shall
modify  in  any degree the freedom of the governing body of any seminary
for the training of priests or clergymen to determine and  regulate  the
entire  course  of religious, doctrinal or theological instruction to be
given in such institution.  No rule by which more than a  majority  vote
shall  be  required  for  any  specified  action by the regents shall be
amended, suspended or repealed by a smaller vote than that required  for
action thereunder.  Rules or regulations, or amendments or repeals ther-
eof,  adopted or prescribed by the commissioner of education as provided
by law shall not be effective unless and until approved by the  regents,
except where authority is conferred by the regents upon the commissioner
of  education  to  adopt, prescribe, amend or repeal such rules or regu-
lations.
  2. A. AS USED IN THIS SUBDIVISION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE  THE
FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (I)  "NET  ADDITIONAL COST" MEANS THE COST OR COSTS INCURRED OR ANTIC-
IPATED TO BE INCURRED BY A SCHOOL DISTRICT IN PERFORMING OR  ADMINISTER-
ING  ANY  PROGRAM,  PROJECT, OR ACTIVITY AFTER SUBTRACTING THEREFROM ANY

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

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