assembly Bill A4843

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Exempts certain expenditures relating to school safety from tax levy limits

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Feb 11, 2013 referred to education

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A4843 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3456
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2023-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A1182, S3052
2017-2018: A869, S1255
2019-2020: A1836, S3008

A4843 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts certain expenditures relating to school safety from tax levy limits.

A4843 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4843

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 11, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  tax  levy  limits  of
  school districts

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

  Section 1. Paragraph i of subdivision  2  of  section  2023-a  of  the
education  law  is  amended  by adding a new subparagraph (v) to read as
follows:
  (V) A TAX LEVY NECESSARY FOR EXPENDITURES TO  ENSURE  ADEQUATE  SAFETY
AND  PROTECTION FROM A SERIOUS VIOLENT INCIDENT OR SIMILAR EMERGENCY, AS
SUCH TERMS ARE DEFINED IN PART 155.17 OF THE REGULATIONS PROMULGATED  BY
THE  COMMISSIONER,  WHICH  MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, EXPENDI-
TURES FOR SECURITY PERSONNEL, SAFETY TRAINING  OR  INSTRUCTION,  INFRAS-
TRUCTURE  IMPROVEMENTS  TO IMPROVE SAFETY AND SECURITY, AND THE ACQUISI-
TION OF SECURITY DEVICES OR OTHER SAFETY EQUIPMENT.
  S 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 6 of section 2023-a of the education
law, as added by section 2 of part A of chapter 97 of the laws of  2011,
is amended to read as follows:
  (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, in the
event  the  trustee, trustees or board of education of a school district
that is subject to the provisions of this section proposes a budget that
will require a tax levy that exceeds the tax levy limit for  the  corre-
sponding  school  year,  not including any levy necessary to support the
expenditures pursuant to subparagraphs (i) through [(iv)] (V)  of  para-
graph  i  of  subdivision two of this section, then such budget shall be
approved if sixty percent of the votes cast thereon are in the  affirma-
tive.
  S  3. This act shall take effect immediately; provided that the amend-
ments made to section 2023-a of the education law by  sections  one  and
two of this act shall not affect the repeal of such section and shall be
deemed repealed therewith.

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