Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 22, 2020||
|Dec 30, 2019||
delivered to governor
|Jun 20, 2019||
returned to senate
ordered to third reading rules cal.575
substituted for a8403
|Jun 19, 2019||
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1745
|Jun 16, 2019||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S6559Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S6559 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S6559 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6559 REVISED 6/20/2019 SPONSOR: THOMAS TITLE OF BILL: An act authorizing the commissioner of education and the chancellor of the board of regents, with the approval of the board of regents, to appoint monitors to oversee the Hempstead union free school district; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The bill will appoint three state monitors to the Hempstead Union Free School District to oversee its academic and fiscal plans. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 provides definitions. Section 2 explains how the panel of monitors shall be appointed. Section 3 states the powers and duties of the monitors and how they
2019-S6559 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 6559 A. 8403 2019-2020 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y June 16, 2019 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. THOMAS -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. RAYNOR -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education AN ACT authorizing the commissioner of education and the chancellor of the board of regents, with the approval of the board of regents, to appoint monitors to oversee the Hempstead union free school district; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration there- of THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Definitions. As used in this act: (a) "commissioner" shall mean the commissioner of education; (b) "department" shall mean the state education department; (c) "board of education" or "board" shall mean the board of education of the Hempstead union free school district; (d) "school district" or "district" shall mean the Hempstead union free school district; (e) "superintendent" shall mean the superintendent of the Hempstead union free school district; (f) "comptroller" shall mean the state comptroller; and (g) "relatives" shall mean a Hempstead union free school district board member's spouse, domestic partner, child, stepchild, stepparent, or any person who is a direct descendant of the grandparents of the current board member or of the board member's spouse or domestic part- ner. § 2. Appointment of a panel of monitors. (a) A panel of three monitors shall be appointed pursuant to this section for the purpose of providing oversight of the school district. The commissioner, with the approval of the board of regents, shall appoint two monitors to provide oversight, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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