senate Bill S6818

Amended

Provides for the repayment of certain state building aid payments by the Johnson City central school district over a period of 6 years

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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  • 13 / Mar / 2014
    • REFERRED TO EDUCATION
  • 10 / Jun / 2014
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO EDUCATION
  • 10 / Jun / 2014
    • PRINT NUMBER 6818A
  • 18 / Jun / 2014
    • COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 18 / Jun / 2014
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1577
  • 18 / Jun / 2014
    • SUBSTITUTED BY A9977A

Summary

Provides for the repayment of certain state building aid payments by the Johnson City central school district over a period of 6 years.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9977
Versions:
S6818
S6818A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Law Section:
Education

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S6818

TITLE OF BILL: An act to provide for the repayment by the Johnson
City central school district of certain excess state payments

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would provide for the
recoupment of building aid payments by the Johnson City central school
district over a period of fifteen years.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill would require the Johnson
City school district to repay building aid payments to the State in
the amount of $1,989,867 over a fifteen year time period commencing in
June 2014

JUSTIFICATION: The school district received notification by the State
Education Department (SED) of overpayments upon completion of a Final
Cost Report for a construction project in the school district. The
fifteen year repayment period eases the financial burden on the school
district and its tax payers

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This law shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  6818

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 13, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to provide for the repayment by the Johnson City  central  school
  district of certain excess state payments

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

  Section 1. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, state
building aid payments in the amount of not more than  one  million  nine
hundred   eighty-nine   thousand   eight   hundred  sixty-seven  dollars
($1,989,867) made to the Johnson City central school district in various
school years, which  included  excess  payments  of  which  such  school
district has been notified, and for which a recovery must be made by the
state through deduction of future aid payments, shall be reduced through
aid deductions totaling such excess payments, by deducting one-fifteenth
of  such  excess  payments from the payments due to such school district
and payable in the month of June in the years 2014,  2015,  2016,  2017,
2018,  2019,  2020,  2021,  2022, 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027 and 2028;
provided, however, there shall be no interest penalty  assessed  against
such  district  or  collected  by the state; and provided, further, that
notwithstanding any other provision of this act, any pending payment  of
moneys  due to such district as a prior year adjustment payable pursuant
to paragraph c of subdivision 5 of section 3604 of the education law for
aid claims that had been previously paid in excess as current  year  aid
payments for which recovery of excess payments is to be made pursuant to
this  section,  shall  be  reduced  at the time of actual payment by any
remaining unrecovered balance of such excess payments, and the remaining
scheduled deductions of such excess payments pursuant  to  this  section
shall  be reduced by the commissioner of education to reflect the amount
so recovered.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14168-02-4

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