Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Dec 26, 2019
|Dec 24, 2019
delivered to governor
|Jun 17, 2019
returned to senate
|Jun 06, 2019
ordered to third reading cal.572
substituted for a7749
|May 30, 2019
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1018
committee discharged and committed to rules
reported and committed to education
|May 23, 2019
referred to new york city education
Senate Bill S6208Vetoed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - Vetoed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Vetoed By Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S6208 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§305 & 3623-a, Ed L
2019-S6208 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6208 SPONSOR: JACKSON TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to contracts for the transportation of school children SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of this bill amends paragraph a of subdivision 14 of section 305 of the Education Law to require the New York City Department of Education (NYC DOE) to include in its solicitation for contracts for school bus transportation for children in grades kindergarten through 12 ("school bus contracts") provisions for the retention or preference in hiring and the preservation of wages, health, welfare and retirement benefits and seniority of employees who perform or performed work for employers party to such contracts, in connection with such contracts. This section would also require the NYC DOE to report annually to the Division of the Budget, the Senate Finance Committee, and the Assembly Ways and Means Committee on the results of incorporating these provisions in school bus contracts and to explain any increases in the costs of such contracts.
2019-S6208 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6208 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 23, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. JACKSON, LIU -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on New York City Educa- tion AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to contracts for the transportation of school children THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 14 of section 305 of the educa- tion law, as amended by chapter 273 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as follows: a. (1) All contracts for the transportation of school children, all contracts to maintain school buses owned or leased by a school district that are used for the transportation of school children, all contracts for mobile instructional units, and all contracts to provide, maintain and operate cafeteria or restaurant service by a private food service management company shall be subject to the approval of the commissioner, who may disapprove a proposed contract if, in his opinion, the best interests of the district will be promoted thereby. Except as provided in paragraph e of this subdivision, all such contracts involving an annual expenditure in excess of the amount specified for purchase contracts in the bidding requirements of the general municipal law shall be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder, which responsibility shall be determined by the board of education or the trustee of a district, with power hereby vested in the commissioner to reject any or all bids if, in his opinion, the best interests of the district will be promoted thereby and, upon such rejection of all bids, the commissioner shall order the board of education or trustee of the district to seek, obtain and consider new proposals. All proposals for such transportation, main- tenance, mobile instructional units, or cafeteria and restaurant service shall be in such form as the commissioner may prescribe. Advertisement for bids shall be published in a newspaper or newspapers designated by EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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