senate Bill S840

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to mayoral control of the city school district of the city of New York

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee New York City Education Committee


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May 01, 2019 committee discharged and committed to new york city education
Jan 09, 2019 referred to education

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S840 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3922
Current Committee:
Senate New York City Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2590-b & 2590-h, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6915, A9955
2013-2014: S1406, A792
2015-2016: S904, A1814
2017-2018: S3730, A6440

S840 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the mayoral control of the city school district of the city of New York; relates to the appointment of members of the New York city school board of education; provides four of the members of such board shall be appointed by the city council and shall include parent representatives, a member from a college or university and a member of a community district education council; provides that the board shall appoint the chancellor.

S840 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S840 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   840

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. MONTGOMERY, COMRIE, PARKER -- read twice and ordered
  printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Educa-
  tion

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to mayoral control of the
  city school district of the city of New York

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

  Section  1.    Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 2590-b of the
education law, as amended by chapter 345 of the laws of 2009, is amended
to read as follows:
  (a) The board of education of the city school district of the city  of
New  York  is hereby continued. Such board of education shall consist of
thirteen appointed members: one member to be appointed by  each  borough
president of the city of New York; FOUR BY THE CITY COUNCIL, ONE OF WHOM
SHALL  BE A REPRESENTATIVE OF A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY, ONE OF WHOM SHALL
BE A MEMBER OF PARENT ORGANIZATIONS AND ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE A MEMBER OF
A COMMUNITY DISTRICT EDUCATION COUNCIL; and [eight] FOUR members  to  be
appointed  by  the  mayor  of the city of New York. The chancellor shall
serve as an ex-officio non-voting member of the  city  board.  The  city
board shall elect its own chairperson from among its voting members. All
thirteen appointed members shall serve at the pleasure of the appointing
authority  and  shall not be employed in any capacity by the city of New
York, or a subdivision thereof, or the city board. No  appointed  member
of  the  city  board shall also be a member, officer, or employee of any
public corporation, authority, or commission where the mayor of the city
of New York has a majority of the appointments. Each borough president's
appointee shall be a resident of the borough for which the borough pres-
ident appointing him or her was elected and shall be  the  parent  of  a
child  attending  a public school within the city school district of the
city of New York.  Each mayoral appointee shall be  a  resident  of  the
city  and  [two]  ONE shall be [parents] A PARENT of a child attending a

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

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