senate Bill S710

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to review and approval of school maintenance and construction projects within the county of Nassau and contracts for such projects

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
Jan 06, 2021 referred to education

S710 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4678
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1950, 409-d & 408, add Art 10-E §500-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4309
2017-2018: S2494
2019-2020: S2871

S710 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to review and approval of school maintenance and construction projects within the county of Nassau and contracts for such projects.

S710 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S710 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    710
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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 Nassau  county  educa-
   tional  construction  projects;  and  providing for the repeal of such
   provisions upon expiration thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  4  of  section  1950 of the education law is
 amended by adding a new paragraph pp to read as follows:
   PP. (1) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE NASSAU  COUNTY
 BOARD  OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES SHALL ESTABLISH AN OFFICE FOR
 REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF ALL SCHOOL MAINTENANCE AND CONSTRUCTION  PROJECTS
 WITHIN THE COUNTY OF NASSAU. SUCH OFFICE SHALL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR ADMIN-
 ISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE UNIFORM CODE WITH RESPECT TO BUILDINGS,
 PREMISES  AND EQUIPMENT IN THE CUSTODY OF, OR ACTIVITIES RELATED THERETO
 UNDERTAKEN BY, SCHOOL DISTRICTS WITHIN THE COUNTY OF NASSAU. NOTHING  IN
 THIS SECTION SHALL PREVENT THE NASSAU COUNTY BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCA-
 TIONAL  SERVICES  FROM  CHARGING  A  FEE  FOR  SERVICES PROVIDED BY SUCH
 OFFICE.
   (2) ON OR BEFORE JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-SIX  THE  DISTRICT
 SUPERINTENDENT  SHALL  PREPARE A REPORT TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE TEMPORARY
 PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE, THE  SPEAKER
 OF  THE  ASSEMBLY,  AND  THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY INDICATING:
 (I) THE AMOUNT OF PROJECTS REVIEWED BY SUCH  OFFICE,  (II)  THE  AVERAGE
 LENGTH  OF  TIME  THAT APPROVAL OR DISAPPROVAL WAS GRANTED WITHIN, (III)
 THE COST OF ESTABLISHING AND OPERATING SUCH OFFICE, (IV)  THE  ESTIMATED
 COST SAVINGS OF HAVING CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE PROJECTS APPROVED BY
 SUCH  OFFICE,  AND  (V)  A  RECOMMENDATION OF WHETHER SUCH OFFICE SHOULD
 CONTINUE TO EXIST.
   § 2. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 2 of section 409-d of the  education
 law,  as added by section 1 of part B of chapter 56 of the laws of 1998,
 is amended to read as follows:

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