Makes certain technical amendments to provisions granting the commissioner of education and education department additional authority over the Roosevelt union free school district.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 8098 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY June 18, 2013 ___________Introduced by M. of A. HOOPER -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend chapter 33 of the laws of 2002, relating to granting the commissioner of education and the education department additional authority over the Roosevelt union free school district, in relation to making certain technical amendments thereto THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 3 of chapter 33 of the laws of 2002, relating to granting the commissioner of education and the education department additional authority over the Roosevelt union free school district, is amended to read as follows: S 3. Additional authority of commissioner of education. 1. Notwith- standing any other provision of law, rule, or regulation to the contra- ry, the commissioner of education shall have the following powers, in addition to those currently granted the commissioner under the education law, and may delegate such powers except where the provisions of this act specifically require the commissioner to exercise such powers and duties: (a) To appoint and supervise the superintendent of schools of the Roosevelt union free school district, and to remove the superintendent in accordance with the terms and procedures in the superintendent's contract, as if such removal were by the board of education, provided that the power to appoint and remove the superintendent shall not be delegated to any other person; (b) To disapprove appointments of assistant or associate superinten- dents of schools, building principals and other school administers and supervisors, including tenure appointments; and (c) To exercise fiscal control over the Roosevelt union free school district in accordance with section four of this act.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10421-03-3 A. 8098 2
2. The commissioner of education shall have the additional authority outlined in this section until June 30,
[2011. Provided, however, that if the commissioner of education determines that the Roosevelt union free school district has not demonstrated sufficient improvement to warrant termination of the additional authority, the commissioner of education shall be authorized to continue to exercise such authority until June 30, 2013]2015. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.