senate Bill S2547A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Defines non-residents for the purpose of admission to a school district

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Jan 05, 2012 print number 2547a
amend and recommit to education
Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
Jan 25, 2011 referred to education

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S2547 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3202, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6839

S2547 - Summary

Redefines "nonresidents of a school district" to include persons over five and under twenty-one years of age who do not actually reside in the district or reside on real property in the district which is wholly exempt from real property taxes for school district purposes and students who reside on real property which is fifty percent or more exempt from taxation pursuant to the real property tax law and such property is the residence of ten or more students who attend a public school in the district.

S2547 - Sponsor Memo

S2547 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2547

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. BONACIC, LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to defining  nonresidents
  of a district for purposes of admission

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section  3202  of  the  education  law  is
amended to read as follows:
  2.  A.  Nonresidents  of  a  district,  if otherwise competent, may be
admitted into the school or schools of a  district  or  city,  upon  the
consent of the trustees or the board of education, upon terms prescribed
by such trustees or board, WHICH MAY INCLUDE THE PAYMENT OF TUITION. THE
TERM  "NONRESIDENTS  OF A DISTRICT" SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO
PERSONS OVER FIVE AND UNDER TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE WHO ARE  NOT  OTHER-
WISE DESCRIBED IN THIS SECTION, WHO:
  (I) DO NOT ACTUALLY RESIDE IN THE DISTRICT; OR
  (II) RESIDE ON REAL PROPERTY IN THE DISTRICT WHICH IS:
  (1)  FIFTY  PERCENT  OR  MORE EXEMPT FROM TAXATION FOR SCHOOL DISTRICT
PURPOSES PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-A  OR
SECTION FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-B OF THE REAL PROPERTY TAX LAW; AND
  (2)  THE  RESIDENCE OF TEN OR MORE STUDENTS WHO ATTEND A PUBLIC SCHOOL
IN THE DISTRICT.
  B. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE  PROVISIONS  OF  SUBPARAGRAPH  (II)  OF
PARAGRAPH  A  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL  NOT AUTHORIZE THE PAYMENT OF
TUITION IN AN AMOUNT IN EXCESS OF THE PROPERTY  TAXES  THAT  WOULD  HAVE
BEEN  PAID  WERE  THE  PROPERTY FULLY TAXABLE AND IN ANY EVENT SHALL NOT
APPLY TO PROPERTY WHICH:
  (I) WAS CONSTRUCTED AND REMAINS OCCUPIED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF
THE PUBLIC HOUSING LAW OR THE PRIVATE HOUSING FINANCE LAW;
  (II) IS OWNED OR OPERATED BY AN AUTHORIZED AGENCY AS DEFINED IN SUBDI-
VISION TEN OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY-ONE OF THE  SOCIAL  SERVICES

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01492-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S2547A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3202, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6839

S2547A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Redefines "nonresidents of a school district" to include persons over five and under twenty-one years of age who do not actually reside in the district or reside on real property in the district which is wholly exempt from real property taxes for school district purposes and students who reside on real property which is fifty percent or more exempt from taxation pursuant to the real property tax law and such property is the residence of ten or more students who attend a public school in the district.

S2547A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2547A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2547--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. BONACIC, LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Education  --
  recommitted  to  the  Committee on Education in accordance with Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to defining nonresidents
  of a district for purposes of admission

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section  3202 of the education law is
amended to read as follows:
  2. A. Nonresidents of a  district,  if  otherwise  competent,  may  be
admitted  into  the  school  or  schools of a district or city, upon the
consent of the trustees or the board of education, upon terms prescribed
by such trustees or board, WHICH MAY INCLUDE THE PAYMENT OF TUITION. THE
TERM "NONRESIDENTS OF A DISTRICT" SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE  LIMITED  TO
PERSONS  OVER  FIVE AND UNDER TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE WHO ARE NOT OTHER-
WISE DESCRIBED IN THIS SECTION, WHO:
  (I) DO NOT ACTUALLY RESIDE IN THE DISTRICT; OR
  (II) RESIDE ON REAL PROPERTY IN THE DISTRICT WHICH IS:
  (1) FIFTY PERCENT OR MORE EXEMPT FROM  TAXATION  FOR  SCHOOL  DISTRICT
PURPOSES  PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-A OR
SECTION FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-B OF THE REAL PROPERTY TAX LAW; AND
  (2) THE RESIDENCE OF TEN OR MORE STUDENTS WHO ATTEND A  PUBLIC  SCHOOL
IN THE DISTRICT.
  B.  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT  THE  PROVISIONS OF SUBPARAGRAPH (II) OF
PARAGRAPH A OF THIS SUBDIVISION  SHALL  NOT  AUTHORIZE  THE  PAYMENT  OF
TUITION  IN  AN  AMOUNT  IN EXCESS OF THE PROPERTY TAXES THAT WOULD HAVE
BEEN PAID WERE THE PROPERTY FULLY TAXABLE AND IN  ANY  EVENT  SHALL  NOT
APPLY TO PROPERTY WHICH:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01492-02-2

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