senate Bill S9459

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to governance of community school districts in the city of New York

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

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view actions (13)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 30, 2022 approval memo.10
signed chap.364
delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.674
substituted for a10499
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1877
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 30, 2022 referred to new york city education


S9459 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2590-b, 2590-c, 2590-e, 2590-g & 2590-h, Ed L; amd §17, Chap 345 of 2009; amd §34, Chap 91 of 2002

S9459 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to governance of community school districts in the city of New York; includes representatives for education of students with disabilities; directs the commissioner of education to examine, evaluate, and make recommendations to the legislature and the governor on school governance in the city of New York.

S9459 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9459 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                             I N  S E N A T E
                               May 30, 2022
 Introduced  by  Sen.  LIU  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on New York City Education
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to school  governance  in
   the city of New York; to amend chapter 345 of the laws of 2009, amend-
   ing  the  education  law  and other laws relating to the New York city
   board of education,  chancellor,  community  councils,  and  community
   superintendents,  in  relation  to the effectiveness thereof; to amend
   chapter 91 of the laws of 2002, amending the education law  and  other
   laws   relating   to  reorganization  of  the  New  York  city  school
   construction authority, board of education, and community  boards,  in
   relation to the effectiveness thereof
   Section 1. The section heading and subdivision 1 of section 2590-b  of
 the education law, as amended by chapter 345 of the laws of 2009,  para-
 graph  (a)  of  subdivision  1 as amended by section 43-b of part YYY of
 chapter 59 of the laws of 2019, are amended to read as follows:
   Continuation of city board and establishment of  community  districts;
 establishment  of  the  city-wide councils on special education, English
 language learners, [and] high schools, AND DISTRICT SEVENTY-FIVE. 1. (a)
 The board of education of the city school district of the  city  of  New
 York is hereby continued.
   (1)  (A)  Such  board of education shall consist of thirteen appointed
 members: one member to be appointed by each  borough  president  of  the
 city  of New York; and eight members to be appointed by the mayor of the
 city of New York.
   (B) Commencing on July first, two thousand twenty, the board of educa-
 tion shall consist of fifteen members: one member  to  be  appointed  by
 each borough president of the city of New York, one member to be elected
 by  community district education council presidents, and nine members to
 be appointed by the mayor of the city of New York. On or before December
 thirty-first, two thousand nineteen,  the  chancellor  shall  promulgate
 regulations  establishing  a  process  for  community district education
 council presidents to elect a member of the  board,  and  processes  for
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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