senate Bill S466A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires tax levy and percentage increase to be sent to all voters

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2012 print number 466a
amend and recommit to education
Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
Jan 05, 2011 referred to education

Co-Sponsors

S466 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2022, 1716 & 1608, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3272

S466 - Summary

Commencing with the proposed budget for the 2012-2013, the property tax report card shall be mailed to all qualified voters of the school district after the date of the budget hearing, but no later than six days prior to the annual meeting and election or special district meeting at which a school budget vote will occur; provided further that commencing with the proposed budget for the 2012-2013 school year, all documents prepared by the board of education and/or school district that inform the public, whether by electronic, hardcopy, or other means, about proposed tax rate increases or decreases, and/or percentage increases or decreases, resulting from a proposed budget, shall include the proposed budget increase or decrease, and percentage increase or decrease, and the proposed tax levy increase or decrease, and percentage increase or decrease, on the same page, and in the same font style and size, as the proposed tax rate change.

S466 - Sponsor Memo

S466 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   466

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. NOZZOLIO -- 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  requiring  tax  levy
  information and percentage increase to be sent to all voters

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

  Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision  2-a  of  section  2022  of  the
education law, as added by section 3 of part A of chapter 60 of the laws
of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
  a.  Commencing  with the proposed budget for the two thousand one--two
thousand two school year, such notice shall also include  a  description
of  how  total  spending  and  the  tax  levy,  AND, COMMENCING WITH THE
PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE TWO THOUSAND ELEVEN--TWO THOUSAND TWELVE  SCHOOL
YEAR, THE PERCENTAGE INCREASE OR DECREASE IN THE TAX LEVY resulting from
the  proposed  budget  would compare with a projected contingency budget
adopted pursuant to section two thousand twenty-three of  this  article,
assuming  that such contingency budget is adopted on the same day as the
vote on the proposed budget. Such comparison shall be in  total  and  by
component  (program,  capital  and  administrative), and shall include a
statement of the assumptions made in estimating the projected contingen-
cy budget.
  S 2. Section 1716 of the education law is amended by  adding  two  new
subdivisions 8 and 9 to read as follows:
  8.   COMMENCING   WITH  THE  PROPOSED  BUDGET  FOR  THE  TWO  THOUSAND
ELEVEN--TWO THOUSAND TWELVE SCHOOL YEAR, THE PROPERTY  TAX  REPORT  CARD
SHALL BE MAILED TO ALL QUALIFIED VOTERS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT AFTER THE
DATE  OF  THE  BUDGET  HEARING,  BUT NO LATER THAN SIX DAYS PRIOR TO THE
ANNUAL MEETING AND ELECTION OR  SPECIAL  DISTRICT  MEETING  AT  WHICH  A
SCHOOL BUDGET VOTE WILL OCCUR.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00493-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S466A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2022, 1716 & 1608, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3272

S466A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Commencing with the proposed budget for the 2012-2013, the property tax report card shall be mailed to all qualified voters of the school district after the date of the budget hearing, but no later than six days prior to the annual meeting and election or special district meeting at which a school budget vote will occur; provided further that commencing with the proposed budget for the 2012-2013 school year, all documents prepared by the board of education and/or school district that inform the public, whether by electronic, hardcopy, or other means, about proposed tax rate increases or decreases, and/or percentage increases or decreases, resulting from a proposed budget, shall include the proposed budget increase or decrease, and percentage increase or decrease, and the proposed tax levy increase or decrease, and percentage increase or decrease, on the same page, and in the same font style and size, as the proposed tax rate change.

S466A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S466A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 466--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  NOZZOLIO, LARKIN, YOUNG -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Educa-
  tion  --  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 requiring tax levy
  information and percentage increase to be sent to all voters

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  a  of  subdivision  2-a of section 2022 of the
education law, as amended by section 7 of part A of chapter  97  of  the
laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  a.  Commencing  with the proposed budget for the two thousand one--two
thousand two school year, such notice shall also include  a  description
of  how  total  spending  and  the  tax  levy,  AND, COMMENCING WITH THE
PROPOSED BUDGET FOR  THE  TWO  THOUSAND  TWELVE--TWO  THOUSAND  THIRTEEN
SCHOOL YEAR, THE PERCENTAGE INCREASE OR DECREASE IN THE TAX LEVY result-
ing  from the proposed budget would compare with a projected contingency
budget adopted pursuant to section two  thousand  twenty-three  of  this
[article]  PART, assuming that such contingency budget is adopted on the
same day as the vote on the proposed budget. Such comparison shall be in
total and by component (program, capital and administrative), and  shall
include  a statement of the assumptions made in estimating the projected
contingency budget.
  S 2. Paragraph a of subdivision 2-a of section 2022 of  the  education
law,  as added by section 3 of part A of chapter 60 of the laws of 2000,
is amended to read as follows:
  a. Commencing with the proposed budget for the two  thousand  one--two
thousand  two  school year, such notice shall also include a description
of how total spending  and  the  tax  levy,  AND,  COMMENCING  WITH  THE

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

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