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AB1766 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          1766
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    January 11, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Education
 
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the appointment of the
          members of the board of education of the city school district  of  the
          city of Yonkers
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 2553  of  the  education  law,  as
     2  added by chapter 242 of the laws of 1974, is amended to read as follows:
     3    3.  In  the city school district of the city of Yonkers members of the
     4  board of education shall be appointed from the  city  at  large  by  the
     5  mayor  and  shall be for terms of five years each, to begin on the first
     6  Tuesday in May. Provided that no person who is an officer  or  employee,
     7  in a paid capacity and regardless of whether such position is on a full-
     8  time  or  part-time  basis, of the city of Yonkers or any public benefit
     9  corporation which is funded  directly  or  through  subcontract  by  the
    10  monies of or contributions from such city, shall be eligible to serve as
    11  a  member  of  the board of education of the city school district of the
    12  city of Yonkers. The mayor shall make appointments of  such  members  to
    13  reflect  the  diversity,  in  gender and ethnic heritage, of the city of
    14  Yonkers.
    15    § 2. This act  shall  take  effect  immediately  and  shall  apply  to
    16  appointments  to  fill  vacancies  on the board of education of the city
    17  school district of the city of Yonkers on or after such effective date.
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD00139-01-1
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