senate Bill S6208

Vetoed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to contracts for the transportation of school children

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Current Bill Status - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 26, 2019 vetoed memo.285
Dec 24, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 06, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.572
substituted for a7749
May 30, 2019 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
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

Votes

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May 30, 2019 - New York City Education committee Vote

S6208
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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New York City Education Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

May 30, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S6208
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S6208 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7749
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§305 & 3623-a, Ed L

S6208 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires contracts for the transportation of school children in a city of at least one million inhabitants to contain provisions for the retention or preference in hiring of school bus workers.

S6208 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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