senate Bill S3730

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to mayoral control of the city school district of the city of New York

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
Jan 26, 2017 referred to education

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S3730 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6440
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2590-b & 2590-h, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6915, A9955
2013-2014: S1406, A792
2015-2016: S904, A1814
2019-2020: S840, A3922

S3730 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the mayoral control of the city school district of the city of New York; relates to the appointment of members of the New York city school board of education; provides four of the members of such board shall be appointed by the city council and shall include parent representatives, a member from a college or university and a member of a community district education council; provides that the board shall appoint the chancellor.

S3730 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3730 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3730

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MONTGOMERY, AVELLA, COMRIE, PARKER, PERKINS -- 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 mayoral control of the
  city school district of the city of New York

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

  Section 1.  Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section  2590-b  of  the
education law, as amended by chapter 345 of the laws of 2009, is amended
to read as follows:
  (a)  The board of education of the city school district of the city of
New York is hereby continued. Such board of education shall  consist  of
thirteen  appointed  members: one member to be appointed by each borough
president of the city of New York; FOUR BY THE CITY COUNCIL, ONE OF WHOM
SHALL BE A REPRESENTATIVE OF A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY, ONE OF WHOM  SHALL
BE A MEMBER OF PARENT ORGANIZATIONS AND ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE A MEMBER OF
A  COMMUNITY  DISTRICT EDUCATION COUNCIL; and [eight] FOUR members to be
appointed by the mayor of the city of New  York.  The  chancellor  shall
serve  as  an  ex-officio  non-voting member of the city board. The city
board shall elect its own chairperson from among its voting members. All
thirteen appointed members shall serve at the pleasure of the appointing
authority and shall not be employed in any capacity by the city  of  New
York,  or  a subdivision thereof, or the city board. No appointed member
of the city board shall also be a member, officer, or  employee  of  any
public corporation, authority, or commission where the mayor of the city
of New York has a majority of the appointments. Each borough president's
appointee shall be a resident of the borough for which the borough pres-
ident  appointing  him  or  her was elected and shall be the parent of a
child attending a public school within the city school district  of  the
city  of  New  York.   Each mayoral appointee shall be a resident of the
city and [two] ONE shall be [parents] A PARENT of a  child  attending  a

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

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