senate Bill S7666A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides the Board of Regents with final approval authority over all proposed and renewed charter schools

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 committed to rules
Jan 12, 2022 advanced to third reading
Jan 11, 2022 2nd report cal.
amended (t) 7666a
Jan 10, 2022 1st report cal.71
Jan 05, 2022 referred to education

Votes

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Jan 10, 2022 - Education committee Vote

S7666
11
1
committee
11
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 10, 2022

nay (1)

Co-Sponsors

S7666 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8801
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2852, Ed L

S7666 - Summary

Provides the Board of Regents with final approval authority over all proposed and renewed charter schools.

S7666 - Sponsor Memo

S7666 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7666
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 5, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  LIU  --  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  eliminating  the
   requirement  that a charter school applicant resubmit a charter appli-
   cation after agreeing to certain modifications
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  5-b of section 2852 of the education law, as
 added by chapter 4 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows:
   5-b. If the board of regents returns a proposed charter to the charter
 entity pursuant to the provisions of subdivision five-a of this section,
 such charter entity shall reconsider the proposed charter,  taking  into
 consideration  the  comments and recommendation of the board of regents.
 Thereafter, the charter entity shall resubmit the  proposed  charter  to
 the  board  of  regents  with modifications, provided that the applicant
 consents in writing to such modifications, [resubmit the proposed  char-
 ter  to  the  board  of  regents  without modifications,] or abandon the
 proposed charter. The board of regents shall review each such  resubmit-
 ted  proposed  charter  in accordance with the provisions of subdivision
 five-a of this section[; provided, however, that it shall be the duty of
 the board of regents to approve and issue a proposed charter resubmitted
 by the charter entity described in paragraph (b) of subdivision three of
 section twenty-eight hundred fifty-one of  this  article  within  thirty
 days of the resubmission of such proposed charter or such proposed char-
 ter  shall be deemed approved and issued at the expiration of such peri-
 od]. NO RESUBMITTED PROPOSED CHARTER SHALL BE APPROVED  BY  THE  CHARTER
 ENTITY  UNLESS  ALL  RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS ARE MADE TO
 THE SATISFACTION OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS IN  SUCH  RESUBMISSION.    SUCH
 CHARTER  SHALL  NOT  BE APPROVED IF THE BOARD OF REGENTS RECOMMENDS THAT
 THE CHARTER BE ABANDONED.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14028-03-1

Co-Sponsors

S7666A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8801
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2852, Ed L

S7666A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides the Board of Regents with final approval authority over all proposed and renewed charter schools.

S7666A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7666A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7666--A
     Cal. No. 71
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 5, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. LIU, JACKSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and
   when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education -- reported
   favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  report,  amended  on
   first  report,  ordered  to  a  second  report  and ordered reprinted,
   retaining its place in the order of second report

 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to providing the Board of
   Regents with final approval authority over all  proposed  and  renewed
   charter schools
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 5-b of section 2852 of the  education  law,  as
 added by chapter 4 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows:
   5-b. If the board of regents returns a proposed charter to the charter
 entity pursuant to the provisions of subdivision five-a of this section,
 such  charter  entity shall reconsider the proposed charter, taking into
 consideration the comments and recommendation of the board  of  regents.
 Thereafter,  the  charter  entity shall resubmit the proposed charter to
 the board of regents with modifications,  provided  that  the  applicant
 consents  in writing to such modifications, [resubmit the proposed char-
 ter to the board of  regents  without  modifications,]  or  abandon  the
 proposed  charter. The board of regents shall review each such resubmit-
 ted proposed charter in accordance with the  provisions  of  subdivision
 five-a of this section[; provided, however, that it shall be the duty of
 the board of regents to approve and issue a proposed charter resubmitted
 by the charter entity described in paragraph (b) of subdivision three of
 section  twenty-eight  hundred  fifty-one  of this article within thirty
 days of the resubmission of such proposed charter or such proposed char-
 ter shall be deemed approved and issued at the expiration of such  peri-
 od].  NO  RESUBMITTED  PROPOSED CHARTER SHALL BE APPROVED BY THE CHARTER
 ENTITY UNLESS ALL RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS  ARE  MADE  TO
 THE  SATISFACTION  OF  THE  BOARD OF REGENTS IN SUCH RESUBMISSION.  SUCH
 CHARTER SHALL NOT BE APPROVED IF THE BOARD OF  REGENTS  RECOMMENDS  THAT
 THE CHARTER BE ABANDONED.
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
 have become a law.
 

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