senate Bill S3548

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Adds rent, building expenses and the cost of utilities to the items for which the state will provide 50% reimbursement to soil and water conservation districts

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Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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view actions (11)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 20, 2016 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 06, 2016 referred to environmental conservation
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 20, 2015 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 26, 2015 advanced to third reading
Mar 25, 2015 2nd report cal.
Mar 24, 2015 1st report cal.288
Feb 12, 2015 referred to environmental conservation


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S3548 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Soil and Water Conservation Districts Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง11-a, Cons Dists L

S3548 - Summary

Adds rent, building expenses and the cost of utilities to the items for which the state will provide 50% reimbursement to soil and water conservation districts.

S3548 - Sponsor Memo

S3548 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 12, 2015

Introduced by Sen. YOUNG -- (at request of the Legislative Commission on
  Rural  Resources)  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed
  to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  soil  and  water  conservation  districts  law,  in
  relation  to  designating  rent,  building  expenses  and utilities as
  expenses which are reimbursable by the state


  Section  1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 11-a of the soil
and water conservation districts law, as amended by chapter 316  of  the
laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  (a)  Reimburse each soil and water conservation district to the extent
of fifty percent of the amount expended by the district  for  the  items
specified  in  this paragraph, up to sixty thousand dollars per district
in any fiscal year. Reimbursement pursuant to this  paragraph  shall  be
limited  to: expenditures for the employment of conservation field tech-
nicians or district managers[,]; RENT, BUILDING EXPENSES AND THE COST OF
UTILITIES; and the purchase of supplies and equipment related to [these]
SUCH positions, for the purpose of supervising  or  providing  technical
assistance  for  the  establishment and implementation of soil and water
conservation practices in accordance with  programs  undertaken  by  the
district. At the end of each calendar year, verified and detailed claims
for  such  reimbursement  shall be submitted to the state soil and water
conservation committee in such  form  and  manner  and  containing  such
information  as  the  state  soil  and water conservation committee, the
commissioner of agriculture and markets and the  state  comptroller  may
require.  Notwithstanding  any other provision of this chapter, the soil
and water conservation district of New York city shall be considered the
equivalent of five districts when  reimbursed  in  accordance  with  the
provisions of this paragraph.
  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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