senate Bill S397

Authorizes the board of education in any school district with more than 5 percent of their enrollment in charter schools may adopt a contingency budget

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 07 / Jan / 2009
    • REFERRED TO EDUCATION
  • 06 / Jan / 2010
    • REFERRED TO EDUCATION

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1038
Versions:
S397
Legislative Cycle:
2009-2010
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER: S397

TITLE OF BILL :
An act to amend the education law, in relation to contingency budgets
in school districts with more than 5 percent of their enrollment in
charter schools


PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL :
To allow a school district during the 2009/10 school year, which has
more than 5 percent of enrollment attending charter schools, and has a
adopted a contingency budget to be allowed to waive some of the
spending restrictions that are required under the law when a school
district adopts a contingency budget.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS :
Section 1 - Amends section 2023 of the education law by adding a new
subdivision 5.

Section 2 - Effective Date.

JUSTIFICATION :
This bill will help school districts who have been greatly impacted by
charter schools and have been forced to adopt a contingency budget to
get some relief for the 2009/10 school year.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY :
2007/2008 - S.6231/A.9230 Remained in the Senate/Assembly Committee on
Education

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS :
None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE :
Immediately.
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