assembly Bill A8020

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the granting of tenure

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Current Bill Status Via S7189 - Signed by Governor


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2021 signed chap.147
delivered to governor
Jun 09, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.650
substituted for a8020
Jun 09, 2021 substituted by s7189
Jun 08, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.650
rules report cal.650
reported
Jun 07, 2021 reported referred to rules
Jun 04, 2021 referred to education

A8020 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7189
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3012, 3012-d, 3014, 2509 & 2573, Ed L (as proposed in S.5576-C & A. 6750-B)

A8020 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the granting of tenure.

A8020 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8020
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               June 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BENEDETTO  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the granting of tenure
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1.  Paragraph  (b)  of  subdivision  2 of section 3012 of the
 education law, as amended by a chapter of the laws of 2021 amending  the
 education  law relating to the granting of tenure, as proposed in legis-
 lative bills numbers S.5576-C  and  A.6750-B,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   (b)  At  the expiration of the probationary term of a person appointed
 for such term on or after July first, two thousand fifteen,  subject  to
 the conditions of this section, the superintendent of schools shall make
 a  written  report to the board of education or the trustees of a common
 school district recommending for appointment on tenure those persons who
 have been found competent, efficient and satisfactory and, in  the  case
 of  a classroom teacher or building principal, who have received compos-
 ite annual professional performance review ratings pursuant  to  section
 three thousand twelve-c or section three thousand twelve-d of this arti-
 cle,  of  either  effective or highly effective in at least three of the
 four preceding years, exclusive of any breaks in service; provided  that
 in  the  case  of  a  classroom  teacher or building principal appointed
 during the two thousand seventeen--two thousand eighteen,  two  thousand
 eighteen--two  thousand  nineteen or two thousand nineteen--two thousand
 twenty school year, who  have  received  composite  annual  professional
 performance  review  ratings pursuant to section three thousand twelve-c
 or section three thousand twelve-d of this article, of either  effective
 or  highly effective in at least one of the four preceding years, exclu-
 sive of any breaks in service, and did not receive an ineffective rating
 in the final year of his or her probationary period, or during the  most
 recent  school  year where a rating was received, AND WOULD HAVE BEEN IN
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.