Bill Text: NY S06090 | 2017-2018 | General Assembly | Amended

Bill Title: Relates to probationary periods for tenure in certain school districts.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 2-1)

Status: (Vetoed) 2018-12-21 - VETOED MEMO.313 [S06090 Detail]

Download: New_York-2017-S06090-Amended.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
            Cal. No. 690
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                      May 11, 2017
        Introduced by Sens. MARCELLINO, GOLDEN, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered
          printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Educa-
          tion -- recommitted to the Committee on Education 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
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  tenure  in  certain
          school districts
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subparagraph ii  of  paragraph  (b)  of  subdivision  1  of
     2  section  3012 of the education law, as amended by section 4 of subpart D
     3  of part EE of chapter 56 of the laws of 2015,  is  amended  to  read  as
     4  follows:
     5    ii.  Principals,  administrators, supervisors and all other members of
     6  the supervising staff  of  school  districts,  including  common  school
     7  districts  and/or  school districts employing fewer than eight teachers,
     8  other than city school districts, who are appointed  on  or  after  July
     9  first,  two  thousand fifteen, shall be appointed by the board of educa-
    10  tion, or the trustees of a common school district, upon the  recommenda-
    11  tion  of the superintendent of schools for a probationary period of four
    12  years; provided however that in the case of a principal,  administrator,
    13  supervisor,  or  other  member  of  the  supervising  staff who has been
    14  appointed on tenure in another school district  within  the  state,  the
    15  school  district  where  currently  employed,  or a board of cooperative
    16  educational services, and who was not dismissed from  such  district  or
    17  board  as  a  result  of  charges brought pursuant to subdivision one of
    18  section three thousand twenty-a or section three  thousand  twenty-b  of
    19  this  article,  the principal, administrator, supervisor or other member
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

        S. 6090--A                          2
     1  of the supervising staff shall be appointed for a probationary period of
     2  three years. The service of a person appointed to any of such  positions
     3  may  be  discontinued  at any time during the probationary period on the
     4  recommendation  of  the superintendent of schools, by a majority vote of
     5  the board of education or the trustees of a common school district.
     6    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.