Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||
referred to education
|Jan 09, 2013||
referred to education
Senate Bill S1509
2013-2014 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2013-S1509 (ACTIVE) - Details
2013-S1509 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1509 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to capping the level of expenditures by school districts for central administration PURPOSE: This legislation would cap school district administrative costs at three percent of such school district's total budget. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends Section 2 of the New York State Education Law by adding a new subdivision 25 and adds a new section 1510-a to cap school district administrative costs at three percent of such school district's total budget. Central administration services will not include teacher salaries, transportation services or capitol costs. JUSTIFICATION: As the economy continues to struggle, school districts must create sound fiscal plans that insure that the students receive the best possible classroom experience. Students and teachers need resources that will allow them to prepare for the future. To find savings by cutting the in-classroom spending while maintaining the
2013-S1509 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1509 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MARCELLINO -- 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 capping the level of expenditures by school districts for central administration THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 2 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 25 to read as follow: 25. CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION SERVICES. THE TERM "CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION SERVICES" MEANS ALL CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION SERVICES PROVIDED BY A COMMON, UNION FREE, CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, OR CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO EXPENDITURES, SALARIES AND OTHER- WISE, FOR THE CHIEF SCHOOL OFFICER, THE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL, THE BUSINESS OFFICE, THE PURCHASING OFFICE, THE PERSONNEL OFFICE, THE RECORDS MANAGE- MENT OFFICE, PUBLIC INFORMATION AND SERVICES, FEES FOR FISCAL AGENTS, THE DISTRICT CLERK'S OFFICE, THE DISTRICT MEETING, AUDITING SERVICES, THE TREASURER'S OFFICE, THE TAX COLLECTOR'S OFFICE, LEGAL SERVICES, THE SCHOOL CENSUS, THE SUPPORT STAFF AND CLERICAL STAFF FOR SUCH SERVICES, OFFICERS AND OFFICES AND INDIRECT COSTS AND OTHER UNCLASSIFIED EXPENDI- TURES. "CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION SERVICES" SHALL NOT INCLUDE TEACHER SALA- RIES, TRANSPORTATION SERVICES OR CAPITAL COSTS. S 2. The education law is amended by adding a new section 1510-a to read as follows: S 1510-A. CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION SERVICES. NO COMMON, UNION FREE, CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, OR CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL, IN ANY FISCAL YEAR, EXPEND MORE THAN THREE PERCENT OF ITS TOTAL BUDGET FOR CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION SERVICES, AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWENTY-FIVE OF SECTION TWO OF THIS CHAPTER. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03304-01-3
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