Bill Text: NY S05768 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Relates to the scheduling of annual meetings of boards of education.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-11-20 - SIGNED CHAP.526 [S05768 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S05768-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK


                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                    IN SENATE

                                      May 14, 2019

        Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- 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  the  scheduling  of
          annual meetings of boards of education

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section  2504  of  the  education  law  is
     2  renumbered  subdivision  3  and  a new subdivision 2 is added to read as
     3  follows:
     4    2. The board of education may, however, by resolution, determine  that
     5  the  annual meeting be held at any time during the first fifteen days in
     6  the month of July, at a time to be decided by the board.
     7    § 2. Paragraph o of subdivision 9-a of section 2502 of  the  education
     8  law, as amended by chapter 36 of the laws of 1990, is amended to read as
     9  follows:
    10    o.  The  members so elected to the board of education shall convene on
    11  the first business day in July of each  year,  unless  another  date  is
    12  chosen  pursuant to section twenty-five hundred four of this chapter, at
    13  the time of the commencement of their term of  office  and  select  from
    14  their members a president who shall serve for a term of one year.
    15    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.