Bill Text: NY A07470 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Requires public hearings to be conducted by the senate education committee and the assembly education committee jointly or separately in Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens and Richmond counties a minimum of thirty days prior to any vote to extend mayoral control of New York city schools.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-06 - referred to governmental operations [A07470 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A07470-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          7470
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                       May 6, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by M. of A. MALLIOTAKIS, REILLY -- read once and referred to
          the Committee on Governmental Operations
        AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in  relation  to  requiring  public
          hearings prior to extending mayoral control of New York city schools
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The legislative law is amended by adding a new section 32-b
     2  to read as follows:
     3    § 32-b. Extension of mayoral control; public hearings. After introduc-
     4  tion and a minimum of thirty days prior to voting on any bill  to  amend
     5  chapter  ninety-one of the laws of two thousand two, amending the educa-
     6  tion law and other laws relating to reorganization of the New York  city
     7  school  construction authority, board of education and community boards,
     8  and/or to amend chapter three hundred forty-five  of  the  laws  of  two
     9  thousand nine, amending the education law and other laws relating to the
    10  New  York  city  board of education, chancellor, community councils, and
    11  community superintendents, in relation to the effectiveness thereof, the
    12  senate education committee and the assembly education committee  jointly
    13  or  separately shall conduct public hearings on such bill. Such hearings
    14  shall be conducted in Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens and Richmond  coun-
    15  ties  to  provide individuals and organizations in such counties with an
    16  opportunity to comment on such bill. The  committees  shall  make  every
    17  effort  to  hear all those who wish to present statements at such public
    18  hearings. The chairs of  the  committees  jointly  or  separately  shall
    19  publish a schedule of such hearings.
    20    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD10765-01-9
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