|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 07, 2016||referred to education|
delivered to assembly
|Feb 24, 2016||ordered to third reading cal.213|
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jan 06, 2016||referred to higher education|
|Jan 07, 2015||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S224
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S224 (ACTIVE) - Details
S224 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S224 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the education law, in relation to the legislative power of the regents. PURPOSE : To provide a listing of all costs associated with proposals put forth by the board of regents SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 207 of the education law defines the legislative power that the board of regents can exercise including establishment of rules. This section also defines those bodies that are exempt from those legislative powers. A new paragraph is added to ensure that any resolution that alters or amends the rules or regulations set by the regents shall provide the following information: * Those entities that expected to be affected by increase in costs proposed; * Source of income to pay for increases, whether it be from the general fund or other funds; * Identify type of tax increase necessary to fund proposal
S224 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 224 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 7, 2015 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- 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 the legislative power of the regents 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 there- of, 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. ANY RESOLUTION THAT ALTERS OR AMENDS THE RULES OR REGULATIONS AS ESTABLISHED BY THE REGENTS SHALL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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