senate Bill S1552

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Excludes the adjusted gross incomes of the upper and lower 1/2% of taxpayers in a school district from the calculation of the adjusted gross income of such district

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Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

S1552 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3657
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง3602, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3800, A3875
2009-2010: A3275

S1552 - Summary

Excludes the adjusted gross incomes of the upper and lower 1/2 of 1% of taxpayers in a school district from the calculation of the adjusted gross income of such district for the purposes of the alternative pupil wealth ratio and the combined wealth ratio relating to the provision of state aid to school districts.

S1552 - Sponsor Memo

S1552 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1552

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LAVALLE -- 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  school  district
  adjusted  gross  income  for  purposes  of determining the alternative
  pupil wealth ratio and combined wealth ratio

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph 1 of paragraph b of subdivision 3 of section
3602 of the education law, as amended by section 13 of part B of chapter
57 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  (1) "Alternate pupil wealth ratio" shall mean the number  computed  to
three  decimals without rounding obtained when the adjusted gross income
of a school district for the calendar year two years prior to the calen-
dar year in which the base year began divided by the total wealth  pupil
units of such district is divided by the statewide adjusted gross income
per  total  wealth  pupil  unit. Such statewide average gross income per
pupil shall be established each year by the commissioner  and  shall  be
transmitted to school districts. Such statewide average shall be rounded
to the nearest hundredth and shall include the adjusted gross income and
total wealth pupil units of all school districts eligible for aid pursu-
ant  to  this  section  except  central  high  school districts. For the
purposes of calculating such statewide average the  data  for  the  city
school  district  of  the  city of New York shall be citywide data.  THE
CALCULATION OF THE ADJUSTED GROSS INCOME OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL  NOT
INCLUDE  THE ADJUSTED GROSS INCOME OF THE ONE-HALF OF ONE PERCENT OF THE
TAXPAYERS IN SUCH SCHOOL DISTRICT WHO HAVE THE GREATEST  ADJUSTED  GROSS
INCOMES, AND SHALL NOT INCLUDE THE ADJUSTED GROSS INCOME OF THE ONE-HALF
OF  ONE  PERCENT  OF  THE TAXPAYERS IN SUCH SCHOOL DISTRICT WHO HAVE THE
LOWEST ADJUSTED GROSS INCOMES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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

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