Bill S7016-2011

Relates to the leasing of real property by boards of cooperative educational services

Relates to the leasing of real property by boards of cooperative educational services.

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Actions

  • Jun 4, 2012: referred to education
  • Jun 4, 2012: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jun 4, 2012: PASSED SENATE
  • May 30, 2012: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • May 23, 2012: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • May 22, 2012: 1ST REPORT CAL.869
  • Apr 20, 2012: REFERRED TO EDUCATION

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Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Education - May 22, 2012
Ayes (17): Flanagan, Farley, Lanza, LaValle, Marcellino, Maziarz, Ranzenhofer, Robach, Saland, Seward, Oppenheimer, Addabbo, Avella, Breslin, Montgomery, Serrano, Stavisky
Excused (1): Huntley

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S7016

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to the leasing of real property by boards of cooperative educational services

PURPOSE: This bill allows boards of cooperative educational services to enter into leases not to exceed twenty years.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Education Law Section 1950 is amended to allow boards of cooperative educational services to enter into leases not to exceed twenty years.

Section 2 sets forth an immediate effective date.

JUSTIFICATION: Boards of cooperative educational services are currently limited to leases with a maximum duration of ten years. By extending the duration of leases to a maximum of twenty years, boards of cooperative educational services will be able to better plan future projects, save costs associated with ending shorter term leases as well as entering into new leases, and will provide greater efficiencies to the overall operations of the board of cooperative educational services district.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: This is a new bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7016 IN SENATE April 20, 2012 ___________
Introduced by Sen. FLANAGAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the leasing of real property by boards of cooperative educational services THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph (a) of paragraph p of subdivision 4 of section 1950 of the education law, as amended by chapter 602 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows: (a) To rent suitable land, classrooms, offices or buildings upon or in which to maintain and conduct such cooperative educational services and administrative offices for a period not to exceed [ten] TWENTY years and to improve, alter, equip and furnish such land, classrooms, offices or buildings in a suitable manner for such purposes (1) before executing any lease, the board shall adopt a resolution determining that such agreement is in the best financial interests of the supervisory district and stating the basis of that determination; (2) the rental payment shall not be more than the fair market value as determined by the board; and (3) upon the consent of the commissioner, renewal of such lease may be made for a period of up to ten years. Nothing contained herein shall prevent the board from entering into a lease agreement which provides for the cancellation of the same by such board upon: (i) a substantial increase or decrease in pupil enrollment; or (ii) a substantial change in the needs and requirements of a board of cooperative educational services with respect to facilities; or (iii) any other change which substantially affects the needs or requirements of a board of cooper- ative educational services or the community in which it is located. No lease or other contract for the occupancy of such land, classrooms, offices or buildings shall be enforceable against the board of cooper- ative educational services unless and until the same shall have been approved in writing by the commissioner. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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