senate Bill S3366

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a temporary commission to examine and review the degree of segregation in primary and secondary schools

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to finance
Jan 29, 2021 referred to finance


S3366 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S5045
2011-2012: S2759
2013-2014: S3344
2015-2016: S2184
2017-2018: S3794
2019-2020: S2204
2023-2024: S1427

S3366 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a temporary commission to examine and review the degree and effect of segregation in primary and secondary schools and any correlation with school funding and the long-term impact of inadequate education on segregated students; expires 2024.

S3366 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3366 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             January 29, 2021
 Introduced by Sens. BAILEY, HOYLMAN, PARKER, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and
   ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
 AN ACT creating a temporary state commission to examine the  degree  and
   effect  of segregation in primary and secondary schools; and providing
   for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof
   Section  1.  There is established within the department of education a
 temporary state commission to examine and review the  degree  of  segre-
 gation  in  primary and secondary schools; here and after referred to as
 the commission. The  commission  shall  have  the  following  functions,
 powers and duties:
   a.  To  appoint an executive director who shall act in accordance with
 the policies of the commission. The commission may delegate authority to
 the executive director to act in the  name  of  the  commission  between
 meetings  of  the  commission provided such delegation is in writing and
 the specific powers to be delegated are enumerated;
   b. To appoint such other staff as  are  necessary  to  carry  out  its
 duties under this section;
   c.  To  conduct investigations in connection with: the level of segre-
 gation in New York's primary  and  secondary  schools;  any  correlation
 between  segregation  and  inadequate  school funding; and the long-term
 economic  impact  of  inadequate  educational  resources  on  segregated
 students and society;
   d.  To  make  an annual report to the governor and the legislature not
 later than July first of each year which shall include  its  recommenda-
 tions.  The  commission  shall  make such further interim reports to the
 governor, or to the governor and legislature, as it  shall  deem  advis-
 able, or as shall be required to do by the governor, the temporary pres-
 ident of the senate or the speaker of the assembly;
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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