senate Bill S2187

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for aidable reimbursement for universal prekindergarten pupils in certain circumstances

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Jun 04, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 14, 2013 referred to education

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Jun 4, 2013 - Education committee Vote

S2187
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committee
18
Aye
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Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
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Excused
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S2187 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A95
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง3622-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S704, A725
2009-2010: S6428, A9745

S2187 - Summary

Provides for aidable reimbursement for universal prekindergarten pupils in certain circumstances.

S2187 - Sponsor Memo

S2187 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2187

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- 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  reimbursement  for
  transportation  costs  for  universal  prekindergarten  students under
  certain circumstances

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

  Section  1. Section 3622-a of the education law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8. AIDABLE  REIMBURSEMENT  FOR  UNIVERSAL  PREKINDERGARTEN  PUPILS  IN
CERTAIN  CIRCUMSTANCES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF THIS SECTION OR
ANY LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE TRANSPORTATION COSTS FOR A SCHOOL  DISTRICT
FOR  TRANSPORTING PUPILS ENROLLED IN A UNIVERSAL PREKINDERGARTEN PROGRAM
ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION THIRTY-SIX HUNDRED TWO-E OF THIS ARTICLE
SHALL BE AIDABLE AS IF THEY WERE TRANSPORTATION COSTS FOR PUPILS  OTHER-
WISE  ELIGIBLE FOR REIMBURSEMENT PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION IF THE FOLLOW-
ING CONDITIONS ARE MET:
  A. SUCH SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL HAVE SHOWN A DECREASE IN AIDABLE  TRANS-
PORTATION  COSTS  FROM  ONE  SCHOOL  YEAR TO THE NEXT (BASE YEARS) OF AT
LEAST FIVE PERCENT, AS REFLECTED IN APPROVED BUDGETS BY THE SCHOOL BOARD
IN THE BASE YEARS;
  B. IF THE STANDARD IN PARAGRAPH A OF THIS SUBDIVISION IS MET, A SCHOOL
BOARD MAY ELECT TO INCLUDE IN ITS APPROVED SCHOOL BUDGET IN  ANY  SUBSE-
QUENT  SCHOOL  YEAR  FOLLOWING THE BASE YEARS UP TO SIXTY PERCENT OF THE
DOLLAR VALUE OF  THE  DECREASE  TO  TRANSPORT  PUPILS  ENROLLED  IN  THE
DISTRICT'S  UNIVERSAL  PREKINDERGARTEN  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION THIRTY-SIX
HUNDRED TWO-E OF THIS ARTICLE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately; provided,  however,  that
the  base years used to calculate eligibility for reimbursement pursuant
to this act may be before the effective date of this act.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03151-01-3

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