senate Bill S4480

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for an increase in library aid based on an increase in the cost-of-living adjustment factor

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
Apr 06, 2011 referred to education

S4480 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง286, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A9527

S4480 - Summary

Provides cost-of-living adjustment factor for aid to libraries.

S4480 - Sponsor Memo

S4480 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4480

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FARLEY -- 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 providing  for  infla-
  tionary increases in library aid

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 286 to
read as follows:
  S 286. COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT FOR LIBRARY AID. 1.  DEFINITIONS.  AS
USED IN THIS SECTION:
  A.  "BASE  YEAR"  MEANS  THE  CALENDAR  YEAR IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE
CALENDAR YEAR FOR WHICH AN APPORTIONMENT OF AID IS TO BE  PAID  PURSUANT
TO THIS SECTION.
  B.  "CONSUMER PRICE INDEX" MEANS THE REGIONAL CONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR
THE NEW YORK, NEW YORK-NORTHEASTERN, NEW JERSEY  AREA,  BASED  UPON  THE
INDEX  FOR  ALL  URBAN  CONSUMERS  (CPI-U),  AS DETERMINED BY THE UNITED
STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR.
  C. "COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT FACTOR" MEANS THE PERCENTAGE INCREASE IN
THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX OVER THE PERIOD COMMENCING DECEMBER FIRST,  TWO
THOUSAND  TEN  AND  ENDING  ON DECEMBER FIRST OF THE BASE YEAR, PROVIDED
THAT SUCH FACTOR SHALL NOT BE LESS THAN ZERO.
  D. "TOTAL APPORTIONMENT OF LIBRARY AID" MEANS THE SUM  OF  ALL  APPOR-
TIONMENTS  PAYABLE TO A LIBRARY, LIBRARY SYSTEM OR OTHER ELIGIBLE INSTI-
TUTION PROVIDING LIBRARY SERVICES FOR THE CURRENT CALENDAR YEAR PURSUANT
TO SECTION TWO HUNDRED SEVENTY-ONE, TWO HUNDRED SEVENTY-TWO, TWO HUNDRED
SEVENTY-THREE, TWO HUNDRED SEVENTY-THREE-A, TWO HUNDRED  EIGHTY-FOUR  OR
TWO HUNDRED EIGHTY-FIVE OF THIS PART.
  2.  CALCULATION OF COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT.  FOR THE YEAR COMMENCING
JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWELVE, AND ANNUALLY THEREAFTER, IN ADDITION
TO ANY OTHER  APPORTIONMENTS  PURSUANT  TO  THIS  PART,  EVERY  LIBRARY,
LIBRARY  SYSTEM  AND OTHER ELIGIBLE INSTITUTION SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR AN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01113-01-1

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