Bill Text: NY A05116 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to the powers and duties of the city board; provides that any city board vote concerning the co-location of a school shall be held in the same borough as the proposed co-location.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-07 - referred to education [A05116 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A05116-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          5116
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 7, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by M. of A. DAVILA, BARRON, SIMON, GLICK, HYNDMAN, JOYNER --
          Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CRESPO, DE LA ROSA  --  read  once  and
          referred to the Committee on Education
        AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the powers and duties
          of the city board
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Paragraph  (h)  of subdivision 1 of section 2590-g of the
     2  education law, as added by chapter 345 of the laws of 2009,  is  amended
     3  to read as follows:
     4    (h)  approve  proposals for all school closures or significant changes
     5  in school utilization including the  phase-out,  grade  reconfiguration,
     6  re-siting,  or co-location of schools, following any hearing pursuant to
     7  subdivision two-a of section twenty-five hundred ninety-h of this  arti-
     8  cle.  Any vote by the board approving a proposed co-location of a school
     9  shall be held in the same borough as the proposed co-location.
    10    §  2.  This act shall take effect immediately, provided, however, that
    11  the amendments to paragraph (h) of subdivision 1 of  section  2590-g  of
    12  the  education  law  made  by  section one of this act shall survive the
    13  expiration and reversion of such section as provided in  section  34  of
    14  chapter 91 of the laws of 2002, as amended.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD06364-02-9
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