senate Bill S3930A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the date of the elections of Albany city school district board members

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Current Bill Status Via A3926 -


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 10, 2017 signed chap.84
delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1948
substituted for s3930a
Jun 19, 2017 substituted by a3926a
ordered to third reading cal.1948
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 26, 2017 print number 3930a
amend and recommit to education
Jan 30, 2017 referred to education

S3930 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3926A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2502 & 2602, Ed L

S3930 - Summary

Relates to the date of the elections of Albany city school district board members; changes date from general election day to the annual school district budget vote.

S3930 - Sponsor Memo

S3930 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 3930                                                  A. 3926

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 30, 2017
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. BRESLIN -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  Introduced by M. of A. FAHY, McDONALD -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to altering the  date  of
  the elections of Albany city school district board members

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 2502  of  the  education  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  698  of  the  laws  of 1989, is amended to read as
follows:
  2. Each board of education  shall  consist  of  five,  seven  or  nine
members,  to  be known as members of the board of education. In the city
of Albany, such board shall consist of seven members; and in the city of
Rensselaer, such board shall consist of five members; subject,  however,
to  any  increase  or decrease of the number of members of such board as
provided pursuant to the provisions of paragraph a of  subdivision  four
of this section. Members of such board shall be elected by the qualified
voters at large of the school district at annual school elections, under
the  provisions  of  article  fifty-three of this chapter [except in the
city school district of the city of  Albany];  provided,  however,  each
board  of  education  may  upon its own motion, and shall upon a written
petition, subscribed by not less than five hundred qualified  voters  of
the  district,  cause  to  be  submitted at the annual school election a
proposition to consider each vacancy upon the board of education a sepa-
rate specific office requiring a separate petition to nominate a  candi-
date  to each separate office in accordance with the provisions of arti-
cle fifty-three of this chapter.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07287-02-7

S. 3930                             2                            A. 3926

S3930A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3926A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2502 & 2602, Ed L

S3930A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the date of the elections of Albany city school district board members; changes date from general election day to the annual school district budget vote.

S3930A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3930A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 3930--A                                            A. 3926--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 30, 2017
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. BRESLIN -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  Introduced by M. of A. FAHY, McDONALD -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Education -- committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to altering the  date  of
  the elections of Albany city school district board members

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 2502  of  the  education  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  698  of  the  laws  of 1989, is amended to read as
follows:
  2. Each board of education  shall  consist  of  five,  seven  or  nine
members,  to  be known as members of the board of education. In the city
of Albany, such board shall consist of seven members; and in the city of
Rensselaer, such board shall consist of five members; subject,  however,
to  any  increase  or decrease of the number of members of such board as
provided pursuant to the provisions of paragraph a of  subdivision  four
of this section. Members of such board shall be elected by the qualified
voters at large of the school district at annual school elections, under
the  provisions  of  article  fifty-three of this chapter [except in the
city school district of the city of  Albany];  provided,  however,  each
board  of  education  may  upon its own motion, and shall upon a written
petition, subscribed by not less than five hundred qualified  voters  of
the  district,  cause  to  be  submitted at the annual school election a
proposition to consider each vacancy upon the board of education a sepa-
rate specific office requiring a separate petition to nominate a  candi-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07287-03-7

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