senate Bill S2871

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to review and approval of school maintenance and construction projects within the county of Nassau and contracts for such projects

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to education
Jan 30, 2019 referred to education

S2871 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1950, 409-d & 408, add Art 10-E §500-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4309
2017-2018: S2494
2021-2022: S710

S2871 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to review and approval of school maintenance and construction projects within the county of Nassau and contracts for such projects.

S2871 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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