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File #: Int 0882-2012    Version: * Name: Use of school property.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Education
On agenda: 6/28/2012
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the use of school property.
Sponsors: Fernando Cabrera , Lewis A. Fidler, Vincent J. Gentile, Peter A. Koo, Deborah L. Rose, Jumaane D. Williams, Ruben Wills, Daniel J. Halloran III, Maria Del Carmen Arroyo, Joel Rivera, Sara M. Gonzalez, Albert Vann, James Vacca, Annabel Palma, Vincent Ignizio, James S. Oddo, Mark S. Weprin, David G. Greenfield, Erik Martin Dilan, Darlene Mealy, Letitia James, Charles Barron, Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Peter F. Vallone, Jr., Margaret S. Chin, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 26
Int. No. 882
 
By Council Members Cabrera, Fidler, Gentile, Koo, Rose, Williams, Wills, Halloran, Arroyo, Rivera, Gonzalez, Vann, Vacca, Palma, Ignizio, Oddo, Weprin, Greenfield, Dilan, Mealy, James, Barron, Ferreras, Vallone, Chin and Ulrich
 
 
A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the use of school property.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
      Section 1.  Subdivisions a and c of section 521 of the New York city charter are amended to read as follows:
a. The title to all property. Real and personal, heretofore or hereafter acquired for school or educational purposes, and also the title to all property, real and personal, purchased for school or educational purposes with any school moneys, whether derived from the issue of bonds or raised by taxation, shall be vested in the city, but under the care and control of the board of education for the purposes of public education, recreation and other public uses; provided, however, that the council shall be authorized, by local law, to nullify any regulation or policy, or provision thereof, adopted by the board of education or the chancellor related to the use of such property for such other public uses.
c. The city shall have the power to take and hold any property, real or personal, devised or bequeathed or transferred to it for the purposes of education in said city; but such property shall be under the care and control of the board of education for the purposes of public education, recreation and other public uses in the city; provided, however, that the council shall be authorized, by local law, to nullify any regulation or policy, or provision thereof, adopted by the board of education or chancellor related to the use of such property for such other public uses.
ยง2.  This local law shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
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6/21/12