assembly Bill A5933

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes counties, municipalities and school districts to withdraw sponsorship of a community college

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Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


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Jan 05, 2022 referred to higher education
Mar 02, 2021 referred to higher education

A5933 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6304-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9323
2015-2016: A3625
2017-2018: A2610
2019-2020: A5844

A5933 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes counties, municipalities and school districts to withdraw sponsorship of a community college.

A5933 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5933
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 2, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. LALOR -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Higher Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to authorizing  counties,
   municipalities  and  school  districts  to  withdraw  sponsorship of a
   community college
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 6304-b
 to read as follows:
   § 6304-B. WITHDRAWAL OF SPONSORSHIP. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS
 OF  SECTION  SIXTY-THREE  HUNDRED  FOUR OF THIS ARTICLE, A COUNTY, OTHER
 MUNICIPALITY OR SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT IS A LOCAL SPONSOR OF  A  COMMUNITY
 COLLEGE MAY WITHDRAW AS THE SPONSOR OF A COMMUNITY COLLEGE.
   2. A COUNTY OR OTHER MUNICIPALITY, ACTING BY AND THROUGH ITS GOVERNING
 BODY,  OR  SCHOOL  DISTRICT  ACTING THROUGH ITS BOARD, MAY ENACT A LOCAL
 LAW, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION APPROVING ITS WITHDRAWAL AS A LOCAL SPONSOR
 OF A COMMUNITY COLLEGE.  SUCH LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE  OR  RESOLUTION  MUST
 PASS  BY THE VOTE OF A SIMPLE MAJORITY AND SHALL BE SIGNED BY THE COUNTY
 EXECUTIVE OR THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE SCHOOL BOARD, AS  APPLICABLE.  NO
 SUCH  LAW,  ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION SHALL BE DEEMED TO TAKE EFFECT UNTIL
 IT SHALL HAVE BEEN FILED WITH THE CLERK OF THE COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY IN
 WHICH THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE IS LOCATED.
   3. ANY WITHDRAWAL APPROVED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS  SECTION
 SHALL  NOT  BE EFFECTIVE UNTIL AT LEAST ONE YEAR AFTER THE WITHDRAWAL IS
 APPROVED.  THE MUNICIPALITY WILL REMAIN AS THE SPONSOR UNTIL THE  EFFEC-
 TIVE DATE OF THE WITHDRAWAL.
   4.  IN  THE EVENT THAT A COUNTY, OTHER MUNICIPALITY OR SCHOOL DISTRICT
 WITHDRAWS AS A LOCAL SPONSOR, THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE  SHALL  BE  INCORPO-
 RATED  INTO THE STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM ON THE SAME TERMS AS A FOUR YEAR
 STATE UNIVERSITY FACILITY AND THE  STATE  SHALL  SPONSOR  THE  COMMUNITY
 COLLEGE.  THE  WITHDRAWING COUNTY, OTHER MUNICIPALITY OR SCHOOL DISTRICT
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.