assembly Bill A5918

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Changes the state fiscal year from April first to June first, changes time frames for school district elections and notice of elections and submission of a property tax report card

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to ways and means
Mar 02, 2011 referred to ways and means


A5918 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3 & 23, St Fin L; amd §§2022, 2601-a, 2003, 2004, 1608, 2515, 2006 & 2007, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A662, S5221
2013-2014: A2748, S3418
2015-2016: A5695, S2663
2017-2018: A8556, S5012
2019-2020: S4346

A5918 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Changes the state fiscal year from April first to June first with such fiscal year ending the next following thirty-first day of May; changes time frames for school district elections and notice of elections and submission of a property tax report card.

A5918 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 2, 2011

Introduced  by M. of A. KAVANAGH, STEVENSON -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Ways and Means

AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to changing the state
  fiscal year from the first of April to the first of June and requiring
  revisions of the consensus  forecast  of  the  economy,  estimates  of
  receipts  for  the  current  and the ensuing state fiscal year and the
  joint report of the director of the budget and the  secretary  of  the
  senate  finance  committee  and the secretary of the assembly ways and
  means committee, and directing the state comptroller to provide  esti-
  mates for receipts for the  current and ensuing state fiscal year; and
  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to the timing and notice of
  annual elections in school districts and the submission of a  property
  tax  report  card  and  the calculation of the fiscal year for certain
  school districts


  Section  1.  Section 3 of the state finance law, as added by chapter 1
of the laws of 1943 and as separately renumbered by chapters 405 and 957
of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows:
  S 3. Fiscal year. 1. The  current  fiscal  year  of  the  state  which
commenced  with  the  first  day  of  [July, nineteen hundred forty-two]
APRIL, TWO THOUSAND TWELVE, is hereby [abridged] EXTENDED and shall  end
with  the thirty-first day of [March, nineteen hundred forty-three] MAY,
TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN.  For all purposes of  determining  annual  incre-
ments  of  state  employees  pursuant  to  the  education law, the civil
service law or other state law, and for all  purposes  whenever  by  law
some act is to be performed or time is to be measured by the fiscal year
of  the state, the current fiscal year, as so [abridged] EXTENDED, shall
be deemed to be a full  year  unless  the  context  clearly  requires  a
contrary construction.

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