senate Bill S2687

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes school districts to enter into a lease outside of such school district

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 03, 2022 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 17, 2022 advanced to third reading
Feb 16, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 15, 2022 1st report cal.506
Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 11, 2021 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 04, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 03, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 02, 2021 1st report cal.484
Jan 22, 2021 referred to education

Votes

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Feb 15, 2022 - Education committee Vote

S2687
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 2, 2021 - Education committee Vote

S2687
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2687 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A945
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§403-b & 1709, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6062, A7850

S2687 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes school districts to enter into a lease outside of such school district when it is demonstrated to the satisfaction of the commissioner of education that extenuating circumstances exist which necessitate a lease outside of the school district.

S2687 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2687 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2687
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BROOKS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  authorizing  leases
   outside the boundaries of the school district
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 403-b  of
 the  education  law,  as  amended by chapter 700 of the laws of 1992, is
 amended to read as follows:
   The board of education of any union free or central school district is
 hereby authorized to enter into a lease with any  other  union  free  or
 central  school district providing for the use and occupancy by any such
 school district of a school building, or a  portion  thereof,  owned  by
 such  other  school  district,  provided  such lessee school district is
 within a reasonable distance, as determined by  the  commissioner,  from
 the  lessor school district, subject to the conditions set forth in this
 subdivision.  The board of education of any union free or central school
 district is hereby authorized to enter into a  lease  with  any  person,
 partnership or corporation for use and occupancy of a building or facil-
 ity,  or a portion thereof, owned by such person, partnership, or corpo-
 ration for use as a school  facility  provided  that  such  building  or
 facility is located within the school district and subject to the condi-
 tions  set forth in this subdivision; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT A BOARD OF
 EDUCATION OF ANY UNION FREE OR CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY BE AUTHORIZED
 TO ENTER INTO A LEASE WITH ANY PERSON, PARTNERSHIP  OR  CORPORATION  FOR
 USE AND OCCUPANCY OF A BUILDING OR FACILITY, OR A PORTION THEREOF, OWNED
 BY  SUCH PERSON, PARTNERSHIP OR CORPORATION FOR USE AS A SCHOOL FACILITY
 WHEN SUCH BUILDING OR FACILITY IS LOCATED OUTSIDE  THE  SCHOOL  DISTRICT
 WHEN  IT  IS  DEMONSTRATED  TO THE SATISFACTION OF THE COMMISSIONER THAT
 EXTENUATING CIRCUMSTANCES EXIST WHICH NECESSITATE A  LEASE  OUTSIDE  THE
 BOUNDARIES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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