senate Bill S5224B

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides for election of members of the board of education of the Buffalo city school district in November rather than May; repealer

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 25, 2019 signed chap.561
Nov 19, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.131
substituted for a4949b
referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 18, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.1607
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 17, 2019 print number 5224b
Jun 17, 2019 amend and recommit to education
Jun 03, 2019 print number 5224a
Jun 03, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to education
Apr 17, 2019 referred to education

S5224 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4949
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §2553 sub 10 ¶d sub¶ 3, amd §2553, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10634
2013-2014: A3566
2015-2016: A3300
2017-2018: S8851, A2113

S5224 - Summary

Provides for the election of members of the board of education of the Buffalo city school district in November rather than in May; creates a timetable for the electoral proceedings therefor; extends the terms of current members of such board to the last day of December rather than June; provides for future terms to run from January through December (view more) and staggers terms.

S5224 - Sponsor Memo

S5224 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5224

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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  providing  for  the
  election  of  members  of  the  board of education of the Buffalo city
  school district in November

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

  Section  1. Subparagraph 3 of paragraph d and paragraphs n, o and p of
subdivision 10 of section 2553 of the education law, subparagraph  3  of
paragraph  d  and paragraphs n and o as added by chapter 242 of the laws
of 1974 and paragraph p as amended by chapter 95 of the  laws  of  1979,
are amended to read as follows:
  (3)    For  the  election held in [May, nineteen hundred seventy-four]
NOVEMBER, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY, such petition shall be deemed to be time-
ly filed for such election if filed with  the  clerk  of  the  board  of
elections  of  Erie  county  on or before [April ninth, nineteen hundred
seventy-four] OCTOBER SECOND, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY.  A petition  sent  by
mail  in an envelope postmarked prior to midnight on [April ninth, nine-
teen hundred seventy-four] OCTOBER SECOND, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN,  shall
be  deemed  to be timely filed when received.  Written objection to such
petition shall be filed within [two] THREE days after the [date this act
shall have become a law] LAST DAY TO FILE THE  PETITION  and  specifica-
tions  of  the  grounds  of the objections shall be filed with the board
within [one day] SIX DAYS after the filing of the objection and institu-
tion of court proceedings relating thereto shall be commenced not  later
than [May second, nineteen hundred seventy-four] FOURTEEN DAYS AFTER THE
LAST  DAY  TO  FILE THE PETITION OR WITHIN THREE BUSINESS DAYS AFTER THE
BOARD OF ELECTIONS MAKES A DETERMINATION OF INVALIDITY WITH  RESPECT  TO
SUCH PETITION, WHICHEVER IS LATER.
  n. [The] FOR MEMBERS ELECTED IN NOVEMBER, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY THE TERM
OF  OFFICE  FOR EACH MEMBER OF SUCH BOARD FROM A CITY SCHOOL SUBDISTRICT
SHALL BE TWO YEARS, AND FOR EACH MEMBER ELECTED AT LARGE SHALL  BE  FOUR
YEARS  AND UPON THE EXPIRATION OF SUCH TERMS, THE term of office of each
member of such board from a  city  school  subdistrict  shall  be  three

S5224A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4949
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §2553 sub 10 ¶d sub¶ 3, amd §2553, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10634
2013-2014: A3566
2015-2016: A3300
2017-2018: S8851, A2113

S5224A - Summary

Provides for the election of members of the board of education of the Buffalo city school district in November rather than in May; creates a timetable for the electoral proceedings therefor; extends the terms of current members of such board to the last day of December rather than June; provides for future terms to run from January through December (view more) and staggers terms.

S5224A - Sponsor Memo

S5224A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5224--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Education  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to providing for the
  election of members of the board of  education  of  the  Buffalo  city
  school  district in November; and to repeal certain provisions of such
  law relating thereto

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

  Section  1. Subparagraph 3 of paragraph d of subdivision 10 of section
2553 of the education law is REPEALED.
  § 2. Subparagraphs 1 and 2 of paragraph d and paragraphs g, j, m, n, o
and p of subdivision 10 of section 2553 of the education law,  as  added
by  chapter  242  of the laws of 1974, paragraph g as amended by chapter
431 of the laws of 2012 and paragraph p as amended by chapter 95 of  the
laws of 1979, are amended to read as follows:
  (1)  Such election for such office shall be governed by the provisions
of the election law in the same manner as candidates for office general-
ly to be elected by the voters of the city of Buffalo  [except,  as  the
case  may  be,  as  to  the date of the election; and, further provided,
however, that]. NOTWITHSTANDING SECTION 6-142 OF THE ELECTION LAW,  each
such candidate for election as a member of the board of education from a
city  school subdistrict shall be required to file a petition containing
signatures of at least five  hundred  registered  voters  of  such  city
school  subdistrict  in  which  he is a candidate and each candidate for
election to the board of education by  the  voters  at  large  shall  be
required  to  file  a petition containing the signatures of at least one
thousand registered voters of the city of Buffalo.
  (2) No petition shall contain any political party or independent  body
name  or  label. Each petition shall contain the name of only one candi-

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

Co-Sponsors

S5224B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4949
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §2553 sub 10 ¶d sub¶ 3, amd §2553, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10634
2013-2014: A3566
2015-2016: A3300
2017-2018: S8851, A2113

S5224B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the election of members of the board of education of the Buffalo city school district in November rather than in May; creates a timetable for the electoral proceedings therefor; extends the terms of current members of such board to the last day of December rather than June; provides for future terms to run from January through December (view more) and staggers terms.

S5224B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5224B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5224--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Education  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  providing  for  the
  election  of  members  of  the  board of education of the Buffalo city
  school district in November; and to repeal certain provisions of  such
  law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph 3 of paragraph d of subdivision 10 of  section
2553 of the education law is REPEALED.
  §  2.  Subparagraphs  1 and 2 of paragraph d and paragraphs g, j, m, o
and p of subdivision 10 of section 2553 of the education law,  as  added
by  chapter  242  of the laws of 1974, paragraph g as amended by chapter
431 of the laws of 2012 and paragraph p as amended by chapter 95 of  the
laws of 1979, are amended to read as follows:
  (1)  Such election for such office shall be governed by the provisions
of the election law in the same manner as candidates for office general-
ly to be elected by the voters of the city of Buffalo  [except,  as  the
case  may  be,  as  to  the date of the election; and, further provided,
however, that]. NOTWITHSTANDING SECTION 6-142 OF THE ELECTION LAW,  each
such candidate for election as a member of the board of education from a
city  school subdistrict shall be required to file a petition containing
signatures of at least five  hundred  registered  voters  of  such  city
school  subdistrict  in  which  he is a candidate and each candidate for
election to the board of education by  the  voters  at  large  shall  be
required  to  file  a petition containing the signatures of at least one
thousand registered voters of the city of Buffalo.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04781-08-9

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