assembly Bill A7850

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes school districts to enter into a lease outside of such school district

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to education
May 24, 2019 referred to education

A7850 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6062
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§403-b & 1709, Ed L

A7850 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes school districts to enter into a lease outside of such school district when it is demonstrated to the satisfaction of the commissioner of education that extenuating circumstances exist which necessitate a lease outside of the school district.

A7850 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7850

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  JEAN-PIERRE -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  authorizing  leases
  outside the boundaries of the school district

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

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 403-b  of
the  education  law,  as  amended by chapter 700 of the laws of 1992, is
amended to read as follows:
  The board of education of any union free or central school district is
hereby authorized to enter into a lease with any  other  union  free  or
central  school district providing for the use and occupancy by any such
school district of a school building, or a  portion  thereof,  owned  by
such  other  school  district,  provided  such lessee school district is
within a reasonable distance, as determined by  the  commissioner,  from
the  lessor school district, subject to the conditions set forth in this
subdivision.  The board of education of any union free or central school
district is hereby authorized to enter into a  lease  with  any  person,
partnership or corporation for use and occupancy of a building or facil-
ity,  or a portion thereof, owned by such person, partnership, or corpo-
ration for use as a school  facility  provided  that  such  building  or
facility is located within the school district and subject to the condi-
tions  set forth in this subdivision; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT A BOARD OF
EDUCATION OF ANY UNION FREE OR CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY BE AUTHORIZED
TO ENTER INTO A LEASE WITH ANY PERSON, PARTNERSHIP  OR  CORPORATION  FOR
USE AND OCCUPANCY OF A BUILDING OR FACILITY, OR A PORTION THEREOF, OWNED
BY  SUCH PERSON, PARTNERSHIP OR CORPORATION FOR USE AS A SCHOOL FACILITY
WHEN SUCH BUILDING OR FACILITY IS LOCATED OUTSIDE  THE  SCHOOL  DISTRICT
WHEN  IT  IS  DEMONSTRATED  TO THE SATISFACTION OF THE COMMISSIONER THAT
EXTENUATING CIRCUMSTANCES EXIST WHICH NECESSITATE A  LEASE  OUTSIDE  THE
BOUNDARIES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT.

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