Bill Text: NY S03357 | 2011-2012 | General Assembly | Amended
Bill Title: Provides for the inclusion of one ex officio student member to village boards of trustees. [Track Bill]
Status: 2012-06-19 - referred to local governments [S03357 Detail]
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 3357--A A. 5382--A Cal. No. 553 2011-2012 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y February 17, 2011 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Govern- ment -- recommitted to the Committee on Local Government in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and delivered to the Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred to the Committee on Local Governments -- recommitted to the Committee on Local Governments in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to amend the village law, in relation to including a high school member on village boards of trustees THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: 1 Section 1. Paragraph b of subdivision 1 of section 3-301 of the 2 village law is amended to read as follows: 3 b. four trustees, except that the board of trustees of a village may 4 change the number of trustees as authorized by section 3-304 of this 5 article, AND EXCEPT THAT THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF A VILLAGE MAY APPOINT 6 ONE STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE TO SUCH BOARD AS AUTHORIZED BY SECTION 3-305 7 OF THIS ARTICLE; 8 S 2. The village law is amended by adding a new section 3-305 to read 9 as follows: 10 S 3-305 STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE. THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES BY RESOLUTION 11 OR LOCAL LAW MAY APPOINT ONE STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE TO SUCH BOARD. SUCH 12 STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE SHALL BE A SENIOR IN A HIGH SCHOOL OF A SCHOOL 13 DISTRICT IN WHICH ALL OR PART OF SUCH SCHOOL DISTRICT IS CONTAINED WITH- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06707-02-2 S. 3357--A 2 A. 5382--A 1 IN SUCH VILLAGE. THE TERM OF SUCH STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE SHALL BE FOR 2 ONE YEAR AND SHALL BEGIN ON THE JULY FIRST PRECEDING THE SENIOR YEAR OF 3 SUCH STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE AND END THE FOLLOWING JUNE THIRTIETH. A 4 VACANCY OF SUCH REPRESENTATIVE MAY BE FILLED BY THE BOARD FOR THE 5 REMAINDER OF SUCH TERM. SUCH STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE SHALL BE ENTITLED 6 TO SIT WITH BOARD MEMBERS AT ALL PUBLIC MEETINGS OF THE BOARD AND 7 PARTICIPATE IN ALL BOARD HEARINGS AND MEETINGS, PROVIDED THAT SUCH 8 STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE SHALL NOT BE ALLOWED TO VOTE, SHALL NOT BE 9 ALLOWED TO ATTEND EXECUTIVE SESSION, AND SHALL NOT BE ENTITLED TO 10 RECEIVE COMPENSATION OF ANY FORM. 11 S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.