Bill S3859-2011

Changes the name of Georgetown-South Otselic to the Otselic Valley Central School District at Georgetown-South Otselic

Changes the name of Georgetown-South Otselic to the Otselic Valley Central School District at Georgetown-South Otselic.

Details

Actions

  • Jul 15, 2011: SIGNED CHAP.136
  • Jul 8, 2011: DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • Jun 13, 2011: returned to senate
  • Jun 13, 2011: passed assembly
  • Jun 13, 2011: ordered to third reading rules cal.127
  • Jun 13, 2011: substituted for a6897
  • May 18, 2011: referred to education
  • May 18, 2011: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • May 18, 2011: PASSED SENATE
  • May 16, 2011: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • May 11, 2011: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • May 10, 2011: 1ST REPORT CAL.565
  • Mar 8, 2011: REFERRED TO EDUCATION

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Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Education - May 10, 2011
Ayes (17): Flanagan, Farley, Lanza, LaValle, Marcellino, Maziarz, Ranzenhofer, Robach, Saland, Seward, Addabbo, Avella, Breslin, Montgomery, Serrano, Stavisky, Huntley
Excused (1): Oppenheimer

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S3859

TITLE OF BILL: An act changing the name of Georgetown-South Otselic to the Otselic Valley Central School District at Georgetown-South Otselic

PURPOSE: To permit the name of Georgetown-South Otselic to be changed to the Otselic Valley Central School District at Georgetown-South Otselic.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 authorizes and directs the commissioner of education to change the official name of Georgetown-South Otselic to the Otselic Valley Central School District at Georgetown-South Otselic.

EXISTING LAW: Currently, the legal name of the school district is Georgetown-South Otselic.

JUSTIFICATION: Although the legal name of the school district is Georgetown-South Otselic, residents refer to the district by, and it continues to operate under the name Otselic Valley Central School at Georgetown-South Otselic. However, the school district is required to use its legal name when it files reports with the New York State Education Department, when it applies for grants, and when it enters into contracts. This legislation is being introduced at the request of the school district.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE: On the thirtieth day after being signed into law.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 3859 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN SENATE March 8, 2011 ___________
Introduced by Sens. SEWARD, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education AN ACT changing the name of Georgetown-South Otselic to the Otselic Valley Central School District at Georgetown-South Otselic THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, rule or regu- lation to the contrary, the commissioner of education is hereby author- ized, empowered and directed to change the official name of Georgetown- South Otselic to the Otselic Valley Central School District at Georgetown-South Otselic. The education department shall issue a certificate certifying the name of the district and the name of the towns and counties in which the territory of the district is located. S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall have become a law.

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