Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 12, 2022||
referred to education
Senate Bill S9225
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S9225 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S9225 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S9225 SPONSOR: COMRIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law and the tax law, in relation to enact- ing the public education racial equity and diversity act PURPOSE: To promote, equity and diversity in educational leadership and prior- itize the issuance of new charters to community-based organizations run by individuals from historically, underrepresented communities SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 enacts the "Public Education Racial Equity and Diversity act" Section 2 amends subdivision 6, paragraph (a) of subdivision 7, the opening paragraph and paragraph (a) of subdivision 9, paragraph (a), the opening 5 paragraph of paragraph (b) and subparagraph (viii) of para- graph (c) of 6. subdivision 9-a of section 2852 of the education law,
2021-S9225 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9225 I N S E N A T E May 12, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law and the tax law, in relation to enact- ing the public education racial equity and diversity act THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "public education racial equity and diversity act". § 2. Subdivision 6, paragraph (a) of subdivision 7, the opening para- graph and paragraph (a) of subdivision 9, paragraph (a), the opening paragraph of paragraph (b) and subparagraph (viii) of paragraph (c) of subdivision 9-a of section 2852 of the education law, subdivision 6 as added by chapter 4 of the laws of 1998, paragraph (a) of subdivision 7 as amended by section 2 of part D2 of chapter 57 of the laws of 2007, the opening paragraph and paragraph (a) of subdivision 9 and paragraph (a), the opening paragraph of paragraph (b) and subparagraph (viii) of paragraph (c) of subdivision 9-a as amended by section 2 of subpart A of part B of chapter 20 of the laws of 2015, are amended and a new subdivi- sion 11 is added to read as follows: 6. The denial of an application, OR THE DENIAL OF A REQUEST FOR REVISION TO AN APPLICATION, for a charter school by a charter entity shall be in writing and shall state the reasons for the denial. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, such denial is final and shall not be reviewable in any court or by any administrative body WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE NEW YORK STATE CHARTER SCHOOL COMMISSION ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION ELEVEN OF THIS SECTION. (a) A revision of a charter shall be made only upon the approval of the charter entity and the board of regents in accordance with the provisions of subdivisions five-a and five-b of this section, OR AS AUTHORIZED UNDER SUBDIVISION ELEVEN OF THIS SECTION. The total number of charters issued pursuant to this article statewide shall not exceed [four] SEVEN hundred [sixty] NINETY-SIX. (a) All char- ters issued on or after July first, two thousand fifteen and counted EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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