Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||
referred to education
|Jan 30, 2019||
referred to education
Senate Bill S2871
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S2871 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S2871 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2871 SPONSOR: KAPLAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to Nassau county educa- tional construction projects; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to create a pilot program in Nassau County to provide expedited review of educational construction projects. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new paragraph oo to Subdivision 4 of section 1950 of the education law granting Nassau BOCES the power to establish an office for review and approval of all school and maintenance projects and to provide a report to the legislature on the status of such projects.
2019-S2871 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2871 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 30, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAPLAN -- 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 Nassau county educa- tional construction projects; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 1950 of the education law is amended by adding a new paragraph pp to read as follows: PP. (1) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE NASSAU COUNTY BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES SHALL ESTABLISH AN OFFICE FOR REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF ALL SCHOOL MAINTENANCE AND CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS WITHIN THE COUNTY OF NASSAU. SUCH OFFICE SHALL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR ADMIN- ISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE UNIFORM CODE WITH RESPECT TO BUILDINGS, PREMISES AND EQUIPMENT IN THE CUSTODY OF, OR ACTIVITIES RELATED THERETO UNDERTAKEN BY, SCHOOL DISTRICTS WITHIN THE COUNTY OF NASSAU. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL PREVENT THE NASSAU COUNTY BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCA- TIONAL SERVICES FROM CHARGING A FEE FOR SERVICES PROVIDED BY SUCH OFFICE. (2) ON OR BEFORE JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FOUR THE DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT SHALL PREPARE A REPORT TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, AND THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY INDICATING: (I) THE AMOUNT OF PROJECTS REVIEWED BY SUCH OFFICE, (II) THE AVERAGE LENGTH OF TIME THAT APPROVAL OR DISAPPROVAL WAS GRANTED WITHIN, (III) THE COST OF ESTABLISHING AND OPERATING SUCH OFFICE, (IV) THE ESTIMATED COST SAVINGS OF HAVING CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE PROJECTS APPROVED BY SUCH OFFICE, AND (V) A RECOMMENDATION OF WHETHER SUCH OFFICE SHOULD CONTINUE TO EXIST. § 2. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 2 of section 409-d of the education law, as added by section 1 of part B of chapter 56 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows: (d) require each school district to develop a five year capital facil- ities plan TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT, EXCEPT THAT SCHOOL
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