senate Bill S2607D

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Amends various provisions of law relating to implementing the education, labor, housing, and family assistance budget for the 2013-2014 state fiscal year

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 29, 2013 signed chap.57
delivered to governor
Mar 28, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
motion to amend lost
motion to amend lost
ordered to third reading rules cal.46
substituted for a3007d
Mar 27, 2013 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 26, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.277
Mar 24, 2013 print number 2607d
amend (t) and recommit to finance
Mar 11, 2013 print number 2607c
amend (t) and recommit to finance
Feb 22, 2013 print number 2607b
amend (t) and recommit to finance
Feb 13, 2013 print number 2607a
amend and recommit to finance
Jan 22, 2013 referred to finance

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S2607 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3007D
Law Section:
Budget Bills
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S2607 - Summary

Amends various provisions of law relating to implementing the ELFA budget for the 2013-2014 state fiscal year; relates to school district eligibility for an increase in apportionment of school aid and implementation of standards for conducting annual professional performance reviews to determine teacher and principal effectiveness; amends the education law, in relation to contracts for excellence, school census in school districts, New York state school safety improvement teams, accountability of school districts, the financing of charter schools, annual professional performance review plans, apportionment of school aid, calculation of the gap elimination restoration amount, establishment of a community schools and extended learning time grant program, duties of school districts and the costs of certain tuition maintenance and transportation; amends the general municipal law, in relation to the employee benefit accrued liability reserve fund  (view more) amends the education law, in relation to transportation after 4 pm; amends chapter 121 of the laws of 1996 relating to authorizing the Roosevelt union free school district to finance deficits by the issuance of serial bonds, in relation to extending certain provisions; amends chapter 756 of the laws of 1992 relating to funding a program for work force education conducted by the consortium for worker education in New York city, in relation to apportionment and reimbursement; and in relation to extending the expiration of certain provisions; amends chapter 169 of the laws of 1994 relating to certain provisions related to the 1994-95 state operations, aid to localities, capital projects and debt service budgets; amends chapter 82 of the laws of 1995, amending the education law and certain other laws relating to state aid to school districts and the appropriation of funds for the support of government; amends chapter 147 of the laws of 2001 amending the education law relating to conditional appointment of school district, charter school or BOCES employees; amends chapter 425 of the laws of 2002 amending the education law relating to the provision of supplemental educational services, attendance at a safe public school and the suspension of pupils who bring a firearm to or possess a firearm at a school; amends chapter 101 of the laws of 2003 amending the education law relating to implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, in relation to extending the expiration of certain provisions of such chapter; amends chapter 472 of the laws of 1998 amending the education law relating to the lease of school buses by school districts, in relation to extending the provisions of such chapter; relates to school bus driver training; relates to the support of public libraries; provides special apportionment for salary expenses; provides special apportionment for public pension expenses; relates to suballocation of certain education department accruals; relates to purchases by the city school district of Rochester; repeals subdivision 17 of section 1950 of the education law relating thereto; repeals section 3627 of the education law relating to transportation after 5 pm and provides for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof (Part A); amends the education law and the public authorities law, in relation to the acquisition, design, construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, improvement and financing of dormitory facilities for the state university of New York (Part B); amends chapter 57 of the laws of 2005 amending the labor law and other laws implementing the state fiscal plan for the 2005-2006 state fiscal year, relating to the New York state higher education capital matching grant program for independent colleges, in relation to the New York state higher education matching grant program for independent colleges and the effectiveness thereof (Part C); amends the education law, in relation to establishing the Next Generation NY Job Linkage Program Act (Part D); amends the social services law, in relation to increasing the standards of monthly need for aged, blind and disabled persons living in the community (Part E); amends the executive law and the social services law, in relation to consolidating the youth development and delinquency prevention program and the special delinquency prevention program; and to repeal certain provisions of the executive law relating thereto; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof (Part G); amends the real property tax law, in relation to providing for the registration of recipients of STAR exemptions, and eliminating waste, fraud and abuse in the STAR program and relating to the powers of the state board of real property tax services (Part J); utilizes reserves in the project pool insurance account of the mortgage insurance fund for various housing purposes (Part M); relates to the powers of the commissioner of labor and repeals subdivision 17 of section 100 of the economic development law relating to the operation of the state data center (Part N); increases unemployment insurance benefits and contributions, to entitlement and eligibility criteria, to work search requirements, to relieving employers of charges for separations caused by misconduct and voluntarily leaving employment without good cause, to reduction of benefits based on pensions and dismissal pay, to enhanced penalties, in relation to fraudulently obtained benefits and new penalties for employers who cause overpayments by failing to timely and accurately respond to information about claims, to approving employer shared work benefit plans, and to the interest assessment surcharge; amends chapter 62 of the laws of 2003, amending the state finance law and other laws relating to authorizing and directing the state comptroller to loan money to certain funds and accounts, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; repeals certain provisions of the labor law relating thereto; provides for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof (Part O); amends the labor law, in relation to the minimum wage and making technical corrections relating thereto (Part P); amends the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in relation to labor peace agreements (Part R); amends the education law, in relation to dental health certificates for students (Part S); amends the education law, in relation to the performance of medical services (Part T); amends the education law, in relation to creating the graduation, achievement and placement program (Part U); amends the education law, in relation to charges for non-resident students (Part V); amends the tax law, the state finance law and the executive law, in relation to gifts for honor and remembrance of veterans, the establishment of the veterans remembrance and cemetery maintenance and operation fund, repeals certain provisions of the executive law relating thereto (Part W); amends the public service law, in relation to strengthening the oversight and enforcement mechanisms of the Public Service Commission; amends the general business law, in relation to increasing fines for violations relating to the protection of underground facilities (Part X); relates to the repowering of existing power generation facilities (Part Y); amends the labor law, in relation to the self-employment assistance program; amends chapter 413 of the laws of 2003 amending the labor law relating to the self-employment assistance program and other matters, in relation to the effectiveness thereof (Part Z); amends chapter 420 of the laws of 2002 amending the education law relating to the profession of social work; amends chapter 676 of the laws of 2002 amending the education law relating to the practice of psychology; amends chapter 130 of the laws of 2010 amending the education law and other laws relating to the registration of entities providing certain professional services and the licensure of certain professions, in relation to reporting requirements and expiration dates; amends the education law, in relation to licensure of social workers and mental health counselors (Part AA); amends the retirement and social security law, in relation to stable pensions; amends the education law, in relation to a stable contribution option for participating educational employers (Part BB); relates to contracts for services and expenses of pay for success initiatives to improve program outcomes in the program areas of health care, early childhood development, childhood welfare and public safety (Part CC); amends the private housing finance law, in relation to establishing the rural and urban community investment fund program (Part DD); amends the state finance law, in relation to increasing state assistance to eligible cities and eligible municipalities in which a video lottery gaming facility is located (Part EE); amends the penal law, in relation to making technical changes to such law relating to licensing of firearms; amends chapter 1 of the laws of 2013 amending the criminal procedure law and other laws relating to suspension and revocation of firearms licenses, in relation to the effectiveness thereof (Part FF); amends the workers' compensation law, in relation to changing the composition of the board's practice committees and to permitting a single arbitrator process; amends the workers' compensation law, in relation to the collection of assessments for annual expenses and the investment of surplus or reserve; relates to the representation of funds, in relation to closing the fund for reopened cases; relates to administration expenses for the state insurance fund; relates to requiring self-insured municipal groups and county treasurers to provide certain financial information to the workers' compensation board; amends the workers' compensation law and the public authorities law, in relation to authorizing the workers' compensation board and the dormitory authority to enter into a self-insured bond financing agreement; amends the volunteer firefighters' benefit law and the volunteer ambulance workers' benefit law, in relation to the payment of benefits and to the assessment of expenses; amends the public officers law, in relation to indemnification of state officers and employees; repeals certain provisions of the workers' compensation law, the volunteer firefighters' benefit law and the volunteer ambulance workers' benefit law relating to assessments for expenses, and relating to the location of the workers' compensation board (Part GG); provides for the administration of certain funds and accounts related to the 2013-14 budget; authorizes certain payments and transfers; amends chapter 59 of the laws of 2012, relating to providing for administration of certain funds and accounts related to the 2013-2014 budget, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; amends the state finance law, in relation to school tax relief fund; amends chapter 60 of the laws of 2011, amending the state finance law relating to disbursements from the tribal-state compact revenue account to certain municipalities, in relation to the availability of moneys; amends the New York state medical care facilities finance agency act, in relation to the deposit of certain funds; amends the state finance law, in relation to the issuance of revenue bonds; amends the public authorities law, in relation to the number of directors required for approval of a resolution authorizing the issuance of bonds or notes; amends the New York state urban development corporation act, in relation to funding project costs for certain capital projects; amends chapter 61 of the laws of 2005, relating to providing for the administration of certain funds and accounts related to the 2005-2006 budget, in relation to the Division of Military and Naval Affairs Capital Projects; amends chapter 389 of the laws of 1997, relating to the financing of the correctional facilities improvement fund and the youth facility improvement fund, in relation to the issuance of bonds; amends the private housing finance law, in relation to housing program bonds and notes; amends chapter 329 of the laws of 1991, amending the state fiance law and other laws relating to the establishment of the dedicated highway and bridge trust fund, in relation to the issuance of bonds; amends the public authorities law, in relation to courthouse improvements and training facilities, metropolitan transportation authority facilities, peace bridge projects and issuance of bonds by the dormitory authority; amends chapter 61 of the laws of 2005, providing for the administration of certain funds and accounts related to the 2005-2006 budget, in relation to issuance of bonds by the urban development corporation; amends the New York state urban development corporation act, in relation to projects for retention of professional football in western New York; amends the public authorities law, in relation to the cleaner, greener communities program; amends the state finance law, in relation to establishing the sales tax revenue bond tax fund and providing for the deposit of revenues therefrom, establishing the sales tax revenue bond financing program; amends the tax law, in relation to deposit and disposition of revenue; amends the state finance law, in relation to establishing the New York state storm recovery capital fund; amends the New York state urban development corporation act, in relation to authorizing the urban development corporation to issue bonds to fund project costs for the implementation of a NY-CUNY challenge grant program; amends chapter 260 of the laws of 2011 amending the education law and the New York state urban development corporation act relating to establishing components of the NY-SUNY 2020 challenge grant program, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; amends the public authorities law, in relation to dormitories at certain educational institutions other than state operated institutions and statutory or contract colleges under the jurisdiction of the state university of New York; amends chapter 81 of the laws of 2002, providing for the administration of certain funds and accounts related to the 2002-2003 budget, in relation to increasing the aggregate amount of bonds to be issued by the New York state urban development corporation; amends the public authorities law, in relation to financing of New York works transportation capital projects; provides for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof (Part HH).

S2607 - Sponsor Memo

S2607 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 2607                                                  A. 3007

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2013
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to arti-
  cle seven of the Constitution -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  A  BUDGET  BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to
  article seven of the Constitution -- read once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Ways and Means

AN  ACT  in  relation  to school district eligibility for an increase in
  apportionment of  school  aid  and  implementation  of  standards  for
  conducting annual professional performance reviews to determine teach-
  er  and  principal  effectiveness;  to  amend  the  education  law, in
  relation to contracts for excellence, expenses for computer equipment,
  accountability of school districts, the financing of charter  schools,
  apportionment of school aid, calculation of the gap elimination resto-
  ration  amount,  establishment  of  a  community  schools and extended
  learning time grant program, duties of school districts and the  costs
  of  certain  tuition  maintenance and transportation; to amend chapter
  756 of the laws of 1992 relating to funding a program for  work  force
  education conducted by the consortium for worker education in New York
  city,  in relation to apportionment and reimbursement; and in relation
  to extending the expiration of certain provisions;  to  amend  chapter
  169  of the laws of 1994 relating to certain provisions related to the
  1994-95 state operations, aid to localities, capital projects and debt
  service budgets; to amend chapter 82 of the laws of 1995, amending the
  education law and certain other laws relating to state aid  to  school
  districts  and  the  appropriation of funds for the support of govern-
  ment; to amend chapter 147 of the laws of 2001 amending the  education
  law  relating  to  conditional appointment of school district, charter
  school or BOCES employees; to amend chapter 425 of the  laws  of  2002
  amending  the  education law relating to the provision of supplemental
  educational services, attendance at  a  safe  public  school  and  the
  suspension  of pupils who bring a firearm to or possess a firearm at a
  school, to amend chapter 101 of the laws of 2003 amending  the  educa-
  tion law relating to implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act of
  2001, in relation to extending the expiration of certain provisions of
  such  chapters;  to amend chapter 472 of the laws of 1998 amending the
  education law  relating  to  the  lease  of  school  buses  by  school

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S2607A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3007D
Law Section:
Budget Bills
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S2607A - Summary

Amends various provisions of law relating to implementing the ELFA budget for the 2013-2014 state fiscal year; relates to school district eligibility for an increase in apportionment of school aid and implementation of standards for conducting annual professional performance reviews to determine teacher and principal effectiveness; amends the education law, in relation to contracts for excellence, school census in school districts, New York state school safety improvement teams, accountability of school districts, the financing of charter schools, annual professional performance review plans, apportionment of school aid, calculation of the gap elimination restoration amount, establishment of a community schools and extended learning time grant program, duties of school districts and the costs of certain tuition maintenance and transportation; amends the general municipal law, in relation to the employee benefit accrued liability reserve fund  (view more) amends the education law, in relation to transportation after 4 pm; amends chapter 121 of the laws of 1996 relating to authorizing the Roosevelt union free school district to finance deficits by the issuance of serial bonds, in relation to extending certain provisions; amends chapter 756 of the laws of 1992 relating to funding a program for work force education conducted by the consortium for worker education in New York city, in relation to apportionment and reimbursement; and in relation to extending the expiration of certain provisions; amends chapter 169 of the laws of 1994 relating to certain provisions related to the 1994-95 state operations, aid to localities, capital projects and debt service budgets; amends chapter 82 of the laws of 1995, amending the education law and certain other laws relating to state aid to school districts and the appropriation of funds for the support of government; amends chapter 147 of the laws of 2001 amending the education law relating to conditional appointment of school district, charter school or BOCES employees; amends chapter 425 of the laws of 2002 amending the education law relating to the provision of supplemental educational services, attendance at a safe public school and the suspension of pupils who bring a firearm to or possess a firearm at a school; amends chapter 101 of the laws of 2003 amending the education law relating to implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, in relation to extending the expiration of certain provisions of such chapter; amends chapter 472 of the laws of 1998 amending the education law relating to the lease of school buses by school districts, in relation to extending the provisions of such chapter; relates to school bus driver training; relates to the support of public libraries; provides special apportionment for salary expenses; provides special apportionment for public pension expenses; relates to suballocation of certain education department accruals; relates to purchases by the city school district of Rochester; repeals subdivision 17 of section 1950 of the education law relating thereto; repeals section 3627 of the education law relating to transportation after 5 pm and provides for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof (Part A); amends the education law and the public authorities law, in relation to the acquisition, design, construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, improvement and financing of dormitory facilities for the state university of New York (Part B); amends chapter 57 of the laws of 2005 amending the labor law and other laws implementing the state fiscal plan for the 2005-2006 state fiscal year, relating to the New York state higher education capital matching grant program for independent colleges, in relation to the New York state higher education matching grant program for independent colleges and the effectiveness thereof (Part C); amends the education law, in relation to establishing the Next Generation NY Job Linkage Program Act (Part D); amends the social services law, in relation to increasing the standards of monthly need for aged, blind and disabled persons living in the community (Part E); amends the executive law and the social services law, in relation to consolidating the youth development and delinquency prevention program and the special delinquency prevention program; and to repeal certain provisions of the executive law relating thereto; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof (Part G); amends the real property tax law, in relation to providing for the registration of recipients of STAR exemptions, and eliminating waste, fraud and abuse in the STAR program and relating to the powers of the state board of real property tax services (Part J); utilizes reserves in the project pool insurance account of the mortgage insurance fund for various housing purposes (Part M); relates to the powers of the commissioner of labor and repeals subdivision 17 of section 100 of the economic development law relating to the operation of the state data center (Part N); increases unemployment insurance benefits and contributions, to entitlement and eligibility criteria, to work search requirements, to relieving employers of charges for separations caused by misconduct and voluntarily leaving employment without good cause, to reduction of benefits based on pensions and dismissal pay, to enhanced penalties, in relation to fraudulently obtained benefits and new penalties for employers who cause overpayments by failing to timely and accurately respond to information about claims, to approving employer shared work benefit plans, and to the interest assessment surcharge; amends chapter 62 of the laws of 2003, amending the state finance law and other laws relating to authorizing and directing the state comptroller to loan money to certain funds and accounts, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; repeals certain provisions of the labor law relating thereto; provides for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof (Part O); amends the labor law, in relation to the minimum wage and making technical corrections relating thereto (Part P); amends the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in relation to labor peace agreements (Part R); amends the education law, in relation to dental health certificates for students (Part S); amends the education law, in relation to the performance of medical services (Part T); amends the education law, in relation to creating the graduation, achievement and placement program (Part U); amends the education law, in relation to charges for non-resident students (Part V); amends the tax law, the state finance law and the executive law, in relation to gifts for honor and remembrance of veterans, the establishment of the veterans remembrance and cemetery maintenance and operation fund, repeals certain provisions of the executive law relating thereto (Part W); amends the public service law, in relation to strengthening the oversight and enforcement mechanisms of the Public Service Commission; amends the general business law, in relation to increasing fines for violations relating to the protection of underground facilities (Part X); relates to the repowering of existing power generation facilities (Part Y); amends the labor law, in relation to the self-employment assistance program; amends chapter 413 of the laws of 2003 amending the labor law relating to the self-employment assistance program and other matters, in relation to the effectiveness thereof (Part Z); amends chapter 420 of the laws of 2002 amending the education law relating to the profession of social work; amends chapter 676 of the laws of 2002 amending the education law relating to the practice of psychology; amends chapter 130 of the laws of 2010 amending the education law and other laws relating to the registration of entities providing certain professional services and the licensure of certain professions, in relation to reporting requirements and expiration dates; amends the education law, in relation to licensure of social workers and mental health counselors (Part AA); amends the retirement and social security law, in relation to stable pensions; amends the education law, in relation to a stable contribution option for participating educational employers (Part BB); relates to contracts for services and expenses of pay for success initiatives to improve program outcomes in the program areas of health care, early childhood development, childhood welfare and public safety (Part CC); amends the private housing finance law, in relation to establishing the rural and urban community investment fund program (Part DD); amends the state finance law, in relation to increasing state assistance to eligible cities and eligible municipalities in which a video lottery gaming facility is located (Part EE); amends the penal law, in relation to making technical changes to such law relating to licensing of firearms; amends chapter 1 of the laws of 2013 amending the criminal procedure law and other laws relating to suspension and revocation of firearms licenses, in relation to the effectiveness thereof (Part FF); amends the workers' compensation law, in relation to changing the composition of the board's practice committees and to permitting a single arbitrator process; amends the workers' compensation law, in relation to the collection of assessments for annual expenses and the investment of surplus or reserve; relates to the representation of funds, in relation to closing the fund for reopened cases; relates to administration expenses for the state insurance fund; relates to requiring self-insured municipal groups and county treasurers to provide certain financial information to the workers' compensation board; amends the workers' compensation law and the public authorities law, in relation to authorizing the workers' compensation board and the dormitory authority to enter into a self-insured bond financing agreement; amends the volunteer firefighters' benefit law and the volunteer ambulance workers' benefit law, in relation to the payment of benefits and to the assessment of expenses; amends the public officers law, in relation to indemnification of state officers and employees; repeals certain provisions of the workers' compensation law, the volunteer firefighters' benefit law and the volunteer ambulance workers' benefit law relating to assessments for expenses, and relating to the location of the workers' compensation board (Part GG); provides for the administration of certain funds and accounts related to the 2013-14 budget; authorizes certain payments and transfers; amends chapter 59 of the laws of 2012, relating to providing for administration of certain funds and accounts related to the 2013-2014 budget, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; amends the state finance law, in relation to school tax relief fund; amends chapter 60 of the laws of 2011, amending the state finance law relating to disbursements from the tribal-state compact revenue account to certain municipalities, in relation to the availability of moneys; amends the New York state medical care facilities finance agency act, in relation to the deposit of certain funds; amends the state finance law, in relation to the issuance of revenue bonds; amends the public authorities law, in relation to the number of directors required for approval of a resolution authorizing the issuance of bonds or notes; amends the New York state urban development corporation act, in relation to funding project costs for certain capital projects; amends chapter 61 of the laws of 2005, relating to providing for the administration of certain funds and accounts related to the 2005-2006 budget, in relation to the Division of Military and Naval Affairs Capital Projects; amends chapter 389 of the laws of 1997, relating to the financing of the correctional facilities improvement fund and the youth facility improvement fund, in relation to the issuance of bonds; amends the private housing finance law, in relation to housing program bonds and notes; amends chapter 329 of the laws of 1991, amending the state fiance law and other laws relating to the establishment of the dedicated highway and bridge trust fund, in relation to the issuance of bonds; amends the public authorities law, in relation to courthouse improvements and training facilities, metropolitan transportation authority facilities, peace bridge projects and issuance of bonds by the dormitory authority; amends chapter 61 of the laws of 2005, providing for the administration of certain funds and accounts related to the 2005-2006 budget, in relation to issuance of bonds by the urban development corporation; amends the New York state urban development corporation act, in relation to projects for retention of professional football in western New York; amends the public authorities law, in relation to the cleaner, greener communities program; amends the state finance law, in relation to establishing the sales tax revenue bond tax fund and providing for the deposit of revenues therefrom, establishing the sales tax revenue bond financing program; amends the tax law, in relation to deposit and disposition of revenue; amends the state finance law, in relation to establishing the New York state storm recovery capital fund; amends the New York state urban development corporation act, in relation to authorizing the urban development corporation to issue bonds to fund project costs for the implementation of a NY-CUNY challenge grant program; amends chapter 260 of the laws of 2011 amending the education law and the New York state urban development corporation act relating to establishing components of the NY-SUNY 2020 challenge grant program, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; amends the public authorities law, in relation to dormitories at certain educational institutions other than state operated institutions and statutory or contract colleges under the jurisdiction of the state university of New York; amends chapter 81 of the laws of 2002, providing for the administration of certain funds and accounts related to the 2002-2003 budget, in relation to increasing the aggregate amount of bonds to be issued by the New York state urban development corporation; amends the public authorities law, in relation to financing of New York works transportation capital projects; provides for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof (Part HH).

S2607A - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 2607--A                                            A. 3007--A

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2013
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to arti-
  cle seven of the Constitution -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and
  when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

IN ASSEMBLY -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted  by  the  Governor  pursuant  to
  article  seven  of  the  Constitution -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Ways and Means --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  in  relation  to school district eligibility for an increase in
  apportionment of  school  aid  and  implementation  of  standards  for
  conducting annual professional performance reviews to determine teach-
  er  and  principal  effectiveness;  to  amend  the  education  law, in
  relation to contracts for excellence, expenses for computer equipment,
  accountability of school districts, the financing of charter  schools,
  apportionment of school aid, calculation of the gap elimination resto-
  ration  amount,  establishment  of  a  community  schools and extended
  learning time grant program, duties of school districts and the  costs
  of  certain  tuition  maintenance and transportation; to amend chapter
  756 of the laws of 1992 relating to funding a program for  work  force
  education conducted by the consortium for worker education in New York
  city,  in relation to apportionment and reimbursement; and in relation
  to extending the expiration of certain provisions;  to  amend  chapter
  169  of the laws of 1994 relating to certain provisions related to the
  1994-95 state operations, aid to localities, capital projects and debt
  service budgets; to amend chapter 82 of the laws of 1995, amending the
  education law and certain other laws relating to state aid  to  school
  districts  and  the  appropriation of funds for the support of govern-
  ment; to amend chapter 147 of the laws of 2001 amending the  education
  law  relating  to  conditional appointment of school district, charter
  school or BOCES employees; to amend chapter 425 of the  laws  of  2002
  amending  the  education law relating to the provision of supplemental
  educational services, attendance at  a  safe  public  school  and  the
  suspension  of pupils who bring a firearm to or possess a firearm at a
  school, to amend chapter 101 of the laws of 2003 amending  the  educa-
  tion law relating to implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S2607B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3007D
Law Section:
Budget Bills
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S2607B - Summary

Amends various provisions of law relating to implementing the ELFA budget for the 2013-2014 state fiscal year; relates to school district eligibility for an increase in apportionment of school aid and implementation of standards for conducting annual professional performance reviews to determine teacher and principal effectiveness; amends the education law, in relation to contracts for excellence, school census in school districts, New York state school safety improvement teams, accountability of school districts, the financing of charter schools, annual professional performance review plans, apportionment of school aid, calculation of the gap elimination restoration amount, establishment of a community schools and extended learning time grant program, duties of school districts and the costs of certain tuition maintenance and transportation; amends the general municipal law, in relation to the employee benefit accrued liability reserve fund  (view more) amends the education law, in relation to transportation after 4 pm; amends chapter 121 of the laws of 1996 relating to authorizing the Roosevelt union free school district to finance deficits by the issuance of serial bonds, in relation to extending certain provisions; amends chapter 756 of the laws of 1992 relating to funding a program for work force education conducted by the consortium for worker education in New York city, in relation to apportionment and reimbursement; and in relation to extending the expiration of certain provisions; amends chapter 169 of the laws of 1994 relating to certain provisions related to the 1994-95 state operations, aid to localities, capital projects and debt service budgets; amends chapter 82 of the laws of 1995, amending the education law and certain other laws relating to state aid to school districts and the appropriation of funds for the support of government; amends chapter 147 of the laws of 2001 amending the education law relating to conditional appointment of school district, charter school or BOCES employees; amends chapter 425 of the laws of 2002 amending the education law relating to the provision of supplemental educational services, attendance at a safe public school and the suspension of pupils who bring a firearm to or possess a firearm at a school; amends chapter 101 of the laws of 2003 amending the education law relating to implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, in relation to extending the expiration of certain provisions of such chapter; amends chapter 472 of the laws of 1998 amending the education law relating to the lease of school buses by school districts, in relation to extending the provisions of such chapter; relates to school bus driver training; relates to the support of public libraries; provides special apportionment for salary expenses; provides special apportionment for public pension expenses; relates to suballocation of certain education department accruals; relates to purchases by the city school district of Rochester; repeals subdivision 17 of section 1950 of the education law relating thereto; repeals section 3627 of the education law relating to transportation after 5 pm and provides for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof (Part A); amends the education law and the public authorities law, in relation to the acquisition, design, construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, improvement and financing of dormitory facilities for the state university of New York (Part B); amends chapter 57 of the laws of 2005 amending the labor law and other laws implementing the state fiscal plan for the 2005-2006 state fiscal year, relating to the New York state higher education capital matching grant program for independent colleges, in relation to the New York state higher education matching grant program for independent colleges and the effectiveness thereof (Part C); amends the education law, in relation to establishing the Next Generation NY Job Linkage Program Act (Part D); amends the social services law, in relation to increasing the standards of monthly need for aged, blind and disabled persons living in the community (Part E); amends the executive law and the social services law, in relation to consolidating the youth development and delinquency prevention program and the special delinquency prevention program; and to repeal certain provisions of the executive law relating thereto; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof (Part G); amends the real property tax law, in relation to providing for the registration of recipients of STAR exemptions, and eliminating waste, fraud and abuse in the STAR program and relating to the powers of the state board of real property tax services (Part J); utilizes reserves in the project pool insurance account of the mortgage insurance fund for various housing purposes (Part M); relates to the powers of the commissioner of labor and repeals subdivision 17 of section 100 of the economic development law relating to the operation of the state data center (Part N); increases unemployment insurance benefits and contributions, to entitlement and eligibility criteria, to work search requirements, to relieving employers of charges for separations caused by misconduct and voluntarily leaving employment without good cause, to reduction of benefits based on pensions and dismissal pay, to enhanced penalties, in relation to fraudulently obtained benefits and new penalties for employers who cause overpayments by failing to timely and accurately respond to information about claims, to approving employer shared work benefit plans, and to the interest assessment surcharge; amends chapter 62 of the laws of 2003, amending the state finance law and other laws relating to authorizing and directing the state comptroller to loan money to certain funds and accounts, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; repeals certain provisions of the labor law relating thereto; provides for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof (Part O); amends the labor law, in relation to the minimum wage and making technical corrections relating thereto (Part P); amends the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in relation to labor peace agreements (Part R); amends the education law, in relation to dental health certificates for students (Part S); amends the education law, in relation to the performance of medical services (Part T); amends the education law, in relation to creating the graduation, achievement and placement program (Part U); amends the education law, in relation to charges for non-resident students (Part V); amends the tax law, the state finance law and the executive law, in relation to gifts for honor and remembrance of veterans, the establishment of the veterans remembrance and cemetery maintenance and operation fund, repeals certain provisions of the executive law relating thereto (Part W); amends the public service law, in relation to strengthening the oversight and enforcement mechanisms of the Public Service Commission; amends the general business law, in relation to increasing fines for violations relating to the protection of underground facilities (Part X); relates to the repowering of existing power generation facilities (Part Y); amends the labor law, in relation to the self-employment assistance program; amends chapter 413 of the laws of 2003 amending the labor law relating to the self-employment assistance program and other matters, in relation to the effectiveness thereof (Part Z); amends chapter 420 of the laws of 2002 amending the education law relating to the profession of social work; amends chapter 676 of the laws of 2002 amending the education law relating to the practice of psychology; amends chapter 130 of the laws of 2010 amending the education law and other laws relating to the registration of entities providing certain professional services and the licensure of certain professions, in relation to reporting requirements and expiration dates; amends the education law, in relation to licensure of social workers and mental health counselors (Part AA); amends the retirement and social security law, in relation to stable pensions; amends the education law, in relation to a stable contribution option for participating educational employers (Part BB); relates to contracts for services and expenses of pay for success initiatives to improve program outcomes in the program areas of health care, early childhood development, childhood welfare and public safety (Part CC); amends the private housing finance law, in relation to establishing the rural and urban community investment fund program (Part DD); amends the state finance law, in relation to increasing state assistance to eligible cities and eligible municipalities in which a video lottery gaming facility is located (Part EE); amends the penal law, in relation to making technical changes to such law relating to licensing of firearms; amends chapter 1 of the laws of 2013 amending the criminal procedure law and other laws relating to suspension and revocation of firearms licenses, in relation to the effectiveness thereof (Part FF); amends the workers' compensation law, in relation to changing the composition of the board's practice committees and to permitting a single arbitrator process; amends the workers' compensation law, in relation to the collection of assessments for annual expenses and the investment of surplus or reserve; relates to the representation of funds, in relation to closing the fund for reopened cases; relates to administration expenses for the state insurance fund; relates to requiring self-insured municipal groups and county treasurers to provide certain financial information to the workers' compensation board; amends the workers' compensation law and the public authorities law, in relation to authorizing the workers' compensation board and the dormitory authority to enter into a self-insured bond financing agreement; amends the volunteer firefighters' benefit law and the volunteer ambulance workers' benefit law, in relation to the payment of benefits and to the assessment of expenses; amends the public officers law, in relation to indemnification of state officers and employees; repeals certain provisions of the workers' compensation law, the volunteer firefighters' benefit law and the volunteer ambulance workers' benefit law relating to assessments for expenses, and relating to the location of the workers' compensation board (Part GG); provides for the administration of certain funds and accounts related to the 2013-14 budget; authorizes certain payments and transfers; amends chapter 59 of the laws of 2012, relating to providing for administration of certain funds and accounts related to the 2013-2014 budget, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; amends the state finance law, in relation to school tax relief fund; amends chapter 60 of the laws of 2011, amending the state finance law relating to disbursements from the tribal-state compact revenue account to certain municipalities, in relation to the availability of moneys; amends the New York state medical care facilities finance agency act, in relation to the deposit of certain funds; amends the state finance law, in relation to the issuance of revenue bonds; amends the public authorities law, in relation to the number of directors required for approval of a resolution authorizing the issuance of bonds or notes; amends the New York state urban development corporation act, in relation to funding project costs for certain capital projects; amends chapter 61 of the laws of 2005, relating to providing for the administration of certain funds and accounts related to the 2005-2006 budget, in relation to the Division of Military and Naval Affairs Capital Projects; amends chapter 389 of the laws of 1997, relating to the financing of the correctional facilities improvement fund and the youth facility improvement fund, in relation to the issuance of bonds; amends the private housing finance law, in relation to housing program bonds and notes; amends chapter 329 of the laws of 1991, amending the state fiance law and other laws relating to the establishment of the dedicated highway and bridge trust fund, in relation to the issuance of bonds; amends the public authorities law, in relation to courthouse improvements and training facilities, metropolitan transportation authority facilities, peace bridge projects and issuance of bonds by the dormitory authority; amends chapter 61 of the laws of 2005, providing for the administration of certain funds and accounts related to the 2005-2006 budget, in relation to issuance of bonds by the urban development corporation; amends the New York state urban development corporation act, in relation to projects for retention of professional football in western New York; amends the public authorities law, in relation to the cleaner, greener communities program; amends the state finance law, in relation to establishing the sales tax revenue bond tax fund and providing for the deposit of revenues therefrom, establishing the sales tax revenue bond financing program; amends the tax law, in relation to deposit and disposition of revenue; amends the state finance law, in relation to establishing the New York state storm recovery capital fund; amends the New York state urban development corporation act, in relation to authorizing the urban development corporation to issue bonds to fund project costs for the implementation of a NY-CUNY challenge grant program; amends chapter 260 of the laws of 2011 amending the education law and the New York state urban development corporation act relating to establishing components of the NY-SUNY 2020 challenge grant program, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; amends the public authorities law, in relation to dormitories at certain educational institutions other than state operated institutions and statutory or contract colleges under the jurisdiction of the state university of New York; amends chapter 81 of the laws of 2002, providing for the administration of certain funds and accounts related to the 2002-2003 budget, in relation to increasing the aggregate amount of bonds to be issued by the New York state urban development corporation; amends the public authorities law, in relation to financing of New York works transportation capital projects; provides for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof (Part HH).

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    S. 2607--B                                            A. 3007--B

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2013
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IN  SENATE -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to arti-
  cle seven of the Constitution -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and
  when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  A  BUDGET  BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to
  article seven of the Constitution -- read once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee  on  Ways  and  Means -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
  again  reported from said committee with amendments, ordered reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT in relation to school district eligibility  for  an  increase  in
  apportionment  of  school  aid  and  implementation  of  standards for
  conducting annual professional performance reviews to determine teach-
  er and  principal  effectiveness;  to  amend  the  education  law,  in
  relation to contracts for excellence, expenses for computer equipment,
  accountability  of school districts, the financing of charter schools,
  annual professional performance review plans, apportionment of  school
  aid, calculation of the gap elimination restoration amount, establish-
  ment  of a community schools and extended learning time grant program,
  duties of school districts and the costs of  certain  tuition  mainte-
  nance  and  transportation;  to  amend chapter 756 of the laws of 1992
  relating to funding a program for work force  education  conducted  by
  the  consortium  for worker education in New York city, in relation to
  apportionment and reimbursement; and  in  relation  to  extending  the
  expiration  of certain provisions; to amend chapter 169 of the laws of
  1994 relating to certain provisions related to the 1994-95 state oper-
  ations, aid to localities, capital projects and debt service  budgets;
  to  amend  chapter  82 of the laws of 1995, amending the education law
  and certain other laws relating to state aid to school  districts  and
  the  appropriation  of  funds  for the support of government; to amend
  chapter 147 of the laws of 2001 amending the education law relating to
  conditional appointment of school district, charter  school  or  BOCES
  employees;  to  amend  chapter  425  of  the laws of 2002 amending the
  education law relating to the provision  of  supplemental  educational

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets