senate Bill S1092

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes an energy reserve fund for school districts and boards of cooperative educational services

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
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S1092 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1155
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3651, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S517, A246
2009-2010: S6933, A961

S1092 - Summary

Establishes an energy reserve fund for school districts and boards of cooperative educational services.

S1092 - Sponsor Memo

S1092 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1092

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MAZIARZ, GALLIVAN, GRISANTI, 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 establishing an energy
  reserve fund for school districts and  boards  of  cooperative  educa-
  tional services

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

  Section 1. Section 3651 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 1-c to read as follows:
  1-C.  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE  PROVISIONS  OF  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  THIS
SECTION, ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY ESTABLISH AN ENERGY  RESERVE  FUND  FOR
THE PAYMENT OF ENERGY COSTS, WITHOUT APPROVAL BY THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF
THE DISTRICT. ANY MONIES DEPOSITED TO SUCH ENERGY RESERVE FUND WHICH ARE
NOT EXPENDED FOR THE PAYMENT OF ENERGY COSTS IN THE FISCAL YEAR THAT THE
FUNDS ARE DEPOSITED IN THE ENERGY RESERVE FUND MAY BE EITHER TRANSFERRED
TO  ANOTHER  RESERVE  FUND  OR APPLIED TO THE APPROPRIATIONS OF THE NEXT
SUCCEEDING FISCAL YEAR'S BUDGET.
  S 2. Subdivision 3-a of section 3651 of the education law, as added by
chapter 588 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
  3-a. Notwithstanding the  provisions  of  subdivision  three  of  this
section, any school district which establishes a reserve fund in accord-
ance  with  subdivision one-a OR ONE-C of this section may make expendi-
tures from such fund for the purposes specified  in  such  [subdivision]
SUBDIVISIONS without authorization of the voters.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02094-01-3

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