senate Bill S8851

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides for election of members of the board of education of the Buffalo city school district in November rather than May

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May 24, 2018 referred to education

S8851 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2113
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2553, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10634
2013-2014: A3566
2015-2016: A3300
2019-2020: S5224, A4949

S8851 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the election of members of the board of education of the Buffalo city school district in November rather than in May; creates a timetable for the electoral proceedings therefor; extends the terms of current members of such board to the last day of December rather than June; provides for future terms to run from January through December (view more) and staggers terms.

S8851 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8851 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8851

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 24, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  JACOBS -- 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  providing  for  the
  election  of  members  of  the  board of education of the Buffalo city
  school district in November

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

  Section  1. Subparagraph 3 of paragraph d and paragraphs n, o and p of
subdivision 10 of section 2553 of the education law, subparagraph  3  of
paragraph  d  and paragraphs n and o as added by chapter 242 of the laws
of 1974 and paragraph p as amended by chapter 95 of the  laws  of  1979,
are amended to read as follows:
  (3)    For  the  election held in [May, nineteen hundred seventy-four]
NOVEMBER, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN, such petition shall  be  deemed  to  be
timely  filed  for such election if filed with the clerk of the board of
elections of Erie county on or before  [April  ninth,  nineteen  hundred
seventy-four] OCTOBER SECOND, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN.  A petition sent by
mail  in an envelope postmarked prior to midnight on [April ninth, nine-
teen hundred seventy-four] OCTOBER SECOND, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN,  shall
be  deemed  to be timely filed when received.  Written objection to such
petition shall be filed within [two] THREE days after the [date this act
shall have become a law] LAST DAY TO FILE THE  PETITION  and  specifica-
tions  of  the  grounds  of the objections shall be filed with the board
within [one day] SIX DAYS after the filing of the objection and institu-
tion of court proceedings relating thereto shall be commenced not  later
than [May second, nineteen hundred seventy-four] FOURTEEN DAYS AFTER THE
LAST  DAY  TO  FILE THE PETITION OR WITHIN THREE BUSINESS DAYS AFTER THE
BOARD OF ELECTIONS MAKES A DETERMINATION OF INVALIDITY WITH  RESPECT  TO
SUCH PETITION, WHICHEVER IS LATER.
  n.  [The]  FOR  MEMBERS ELECTED IN NOVEMBER, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN THE
TERM OF OFFICE FOR EACH MEMBER OF SUCH BOARD FROM A CITY SCHOOL  SUBDIS-
TRICT  SHALL BE TWO YEARS, AND FOR EACH MEMBER ELECTED AT LARGE SHALL BE
FOUR YEARS AND UPON THE EXPIRATION OF SUCH TERMS, THE term of office  of
each  member of such board from a city school subdistrict shall be three

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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