senate Bill S397

2009-2010 Legislative Session

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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S397 - Bill Details

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A1038
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law

S397 - Bill Texts

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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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