senate Bill S1486

Amended

Requires a statement setting forth the total expenditures made by each school district in the regents' annual report to the governor and the legislature

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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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  • 09 / Jan / 2013
    • REFERRED TO HIGHER EDUCATION
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1223
  • 20 / Jun / 2013
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 20 / Jun / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 20 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO EDUCATION
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • DIED IN ASSEMBLY
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO HIGHER EDUCATION
  • 18 / Mar / 2014
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.307
  • 19 / Mar / 2014
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 20 / Mar / 2014
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 24 / Mar / 2014
    • AMENDED ON THIRD READING 1486A
  • 28 / May / 2014
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 28 / May / 2014
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 28 / May / 2014
    • REFERRED TO EDUCATION

Summary

Requires a statement setting forth the total expenditures made by each school district in the regents' annual report to the governor and the legislature.

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Bill Details

Versions:
S1486
S1486A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง215-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2011-2012: S930
2009-2010: S589

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S1486

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the education law, in relation to including special education
expenditures in the regents' annual report to the governor and the
legislature

PURPOSE: This legislation requires a statement
setting forth the total
expenditures made by each school district in the regents' annual
report to the governor and the legislature.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 215-a of the education
law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 3 to require a statement setting forth
the total expenditures made by each school district in the regents'
annual report to the governor and the legislature.

JUSTIFICATION: School districts continue to struggle
with the costs
associated with education special education students. Some districts
have claimed that their special education costs exceed 20% of their
total budget.

Under current law, there is no requirement for the school districts to
compile their actual special education costs not covered by State or
Federal aid. This legislation would require such information to be
collected and would provide valuable insight into the costs of
special education in New York State. Once compiled, the State would
have a better understanding of the impact of special education costs
on local school district budgets and the effect on the taxpayer.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: S.6938 of 2008 (Passed Senate).
S.589 of 2009/10
(Senate Higher Education Committee). S.930 of 2011/12 (Senate
Education Committee).

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1486

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law,  in  relation  to  including  special
  education  expenditures  in the regents' annual report to the governor
  and the legislature

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section 215-a of the education law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3. THE ANNUAL REPORT REQUIRED PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  THIS
SECTION  SHALL  INCLUDE A STATEMENT SETTING FORTH THE TOTAL EXPENDITURES
MADE BY EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION. SUCH STATEMENT SHALL
INDICATE: (A) THE AMOUNT OF SUCH EXPENDITURES COVERED BY STATE AID;  (B)
THE  AMOUNT  OF  SUCH  EXPENDITURES  COVERED BY FEDERAL AID; AND (C) THE
AMOUNT OF SUCH EXPENDITURES NOT COVERED BY EITHER STATE OR FEDERAL AID.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03246-01-3

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