senate Bill S6559

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.575
substituted for a8403
Jun 19, 2019 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1745
Jun 16, 2019 referred to rules

S6559 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8403
Law Section:
Education

S6559 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes 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.

S6559 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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