senate Bill S4847

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires school districts to make their budgets and an itemized summary of expenditures and revenue available in printed form and on the internet

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Apr 26, 2013 referred to education

S4847 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3581
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง1501-d, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A3874
2009-2010: A2149

S4847 - Summary

Requires school districts, outside of any city having a population of 1,000,000 or more, to make their budgets and an itemized summary of expenditures and revenue available in printed form and on the internet if such a website is operated by the school district.

S4847 - Sponsor Memo

S4847 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4847

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 26, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, to require school districts  to  make
  an  itemized summary of their budgets, expenditures and revenue avail-
  able to the public

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 1501-d
to read as follows:
  S  1501-D. AVAILABILITY OF BUDGET, EXPENDITURE AND REVENUE INFORMATION
TO THE PUBLIC. EVERY SCHOOL DISTRICT, EXCEPT A CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT IN A
CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, SHALL COMPILE, PUBLISH,
UPDATE IN A TIMELY MANNER AND MAKE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC,  THE  SCHOOL
DISTRICT  BUDGET,  AND  AN  ITEMIZED  SUMMARY OF ALL EXPENDITURES OF AND
REVENUE RECEIVED BY SUCH DISTRICT. SUCH INFORMATION SHALL BE MADE AVAIL-
ABLE IN PRINTED FORM AND ON THE SCHOOL  DISTRICT  INTERNET  WEBSITE,  IF
SUCH  A WEBSITE IS OPERATED BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT.  THE COMMISSIONER IS
AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS AS SHALL  BE  NECES-
SARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  S  2.  This  act  shall  take  effect  on  the first of September next
succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law,  provided  that
effective  immediately  any rules and regulations necessary to implement
the provisions of this act on its  effective  date  are  authorized  and
directed to be completed on or before such date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07541-01-3

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