Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today (Tuesday) announced he issued a proclamation calling for an extraordinary legislative session to extend Mayoral Control on Wednesday, June 28.
Melissa DeRosa, Secretary to the Governor, said, “The Governor is calling an extraordinary legislative session for Wednesday, June 28 to take up the issue of Mayoral Control. The Governor has discussed the extraordinary session with the legislative leaders.”
The full text of the proclamation is below:
P R O C L A M A T I O N
Pursuant to the power vested in me by Article IV, Section 3 of the Constitution, I hereby convene the Senate and the Assembly of the State of New York in Extraordinary Session, at the Capitol, in the City of Albany, on the twenty-eighth day of June, two thousand seventeen, at 1:00 P.M. for the purpose of considering legislation I will submit with respect to:
a) Enacting legislation memorializing the agreement of the Senate and the Assembly that would extend mayoral control of the city school district of the city of New York for an additional year; specifically extending the effectiveness of chapters 91 of the laws of 2002 and 345 of the laws of 2009 relating to the organization of the city school district of the city of New York; and
b) Such other subjects as I may recommend.