BILL NO A01271
SAME AS SAME AS S07058
SPONSOR Schimel (MS)
MLTSPNSR Barclay, Boyland, Burling, Cahill, Calhoun, Corwin, Crouch,
Gabryszak, Galef, Jaffee, Jordan, Lopez P, Lupardo, Magee, McKevitt,
Molinaro, Murray, Paulin, Raia, Saladino, Thiele
Amd S1950, Ed L
Relates to contracts for technology and telecommunications services between
boards of cooperative educational services and third-party vendors.
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N A S S E M B L Y
January 5, 2011
Introduced by M. of A. SCHIMEL -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
BARCLAY, BOYLAND, BURLING, CAHILL, CALHOUN, CORWIN, CROUCH, GABRYSZAK,
GALEF, JAFFEE, JORDAN, P. LOPEZ, LUPARDO, MAGEE, McKEVITT, MOLINARO,
MURRAY, PAULIN, RAIA, SALADINO, THIELE -- read once and referred to
the Committee on Education
AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to contracts for technol-
ogy and telecommunications services between boards of cooperative
educational services and third-party vendors
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
1 Section 1. Subparagraph 7 of paragraph h of subdivision 4 of section
2 1950 of the education law, as added by chapter 395 of the laws of 1984,
3 is amended to read as follows:
4 (7) To enter into contracts with the state of New York, any community
5 college, agricultural and technical college, MUNICIPALITY or public
6 agency for the purpose of providing [electronic data processing] INFOR-
7 MATION TECHNOLOGY AND INTERNET services to such agencies. Any such
8 proposed contract shall be subject to the review and approval of the
9 commissioner, who may only approve such proposed contract when, in his
10 OR HER opinion, such contract will not disrupt the level of services
11 provided to component school districts and will result in a more econom-
12 ical utilization of existing board of cooperative educational services
13 computer facilities. The commissioner shall issue a finding in writing
14 in making all determinations pursuant to this subparagraph.
15 S 2. Subdivision 4 of section 1950 of the education law is amended by
16 adding a new paragraph oo to read as follows:
17 OO. BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES MAY CONTRACT WITH
18 THIRD-PARTY VENDORS TO SUPPORT OR PROVIDE TECHNOLOGY, TELECOMMUNICATIONS
19 AND RELATED SERVICES TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
20 S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.