Relates to contracts for transportation of children; requires that in New York city that the board of education or the city school district awards a contract or contracts for transportation pursuant to an evaluation of proposals submitted in response to a request for proposals, there shall be employee protection provisions rationally relating to the promotion of a pool of qualified workers and the avoidance of labor disputes; makes related provisions.
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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 3127--A 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY January 24, 2011 ___________Introduced by M. of A. O'DONNELL -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education -- reported and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to amend the family court act, in relation to contracts for the transportation of children THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 236 of the family court act, as amended by chapter 705 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows: 3. (a) Every such order for services to be provided after September first, nineteen hundred eighty-six which provides for the transportation of a child shall further require that such transportation shall be provided by the county or the city of New York, as the case may be, and, that the city of New York may delegate the authority to provide such transportation to the board of education OR THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT of such city. (b) Such order shall further require that such transportation shall be provided within thirty days of the issuance of such order, and, shall be provided as part of a municipal cooperation agreement
[or], as part of a contract awarded to the lowest responsible bidder in accordance with the provisions of section one hundred three of the general municipal law, OR AS PART OF A CONTRACT AWARDED PURSUANT TO AN EVALUATION OF PROPOSALS TO THE EXTENT AUTHORIZED BY PARAGRAPHS E AND F OF SUBDIVISION FOURTEEN OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIVE OF THE EDUCATION LAW AND OTHERWISE CONSISTENT WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION, and that buses and vehicles utilized in the performance of such contract shall meet the minimum requirements for school age children as established by the commissioner of transportation. ANY CONTRACT OR CONTRACTS FOR TRANSPORTATION PURSU- ANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OR CHANCELLOREXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02932-02-1 A. 3127--A 2
OF THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK PURSUANT TO AN EVAL- UATION OF PROPOSALS SUBMITTED IN RESPONSE TO A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL SHALL INCLUDE EMPLOYEE PROTECTION PROVISIONS RATIONALLY RELATING TO THE PROMOTION OF A POOL OF QUALIFIED WORKERS AND THE AVOIDANCE OF LABOR DISPUTES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PROVISIONS FOR THE PREFERENCE IN HIRING OF EMPLOYEES PERFORMING WORK FOR EMPLOYERS UNDER CONTRACTS WITH THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OR THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, THE PRESERVATION OF WAGES, BENEFITS, AND SENIORITY FOR SUCH EMPLOYEES, AND OTHER PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE HIRING, COMPENSATION, AND RETENTION OF EMPLOYEES, IN THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR SUCH CONTRACT OR CONTRACTS AND IN THE AWARDED CONTRACT. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.