|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 03, 2022||referred to education|
delivered to assembly
|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
|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|
senate Bill S2687
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2687 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2687 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2687 SPONSOR: BROOKS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to authorizing leases outside the boundaries of the school district PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to provide a means for union free school districts to engage in lease agreements outside of their boundaries when extenuating circumstances demonstrate a need. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. amends subdivision 1 section 403-b of the education law to provide union free school districts with the ability to engage in lease agreements outside of their boundaries when extenuating circumstances demonstrate a need.
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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