senate Bill S7156

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to additional apportionment of building aid for certain projects

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Mar 31, 2016 referred to education


S7156 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง3602, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S3970, A3231
2019-2020: S3876, S7372, A5341

S7156 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to additional apportionment of building aid for certain projects; defines an eligible school construction project as one that is entirely funded from capital outlays and has a total project cost of two hundred fifty thousand dollars or less.

S7156 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7156 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 31, 2016

Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- 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 the additional  appor-
  tionment of building aid for certain projects


  Section 1. Subparagraph 1 of paragraph b of subdivision 6-f of section
3602 of the education law, as added by section 19 of part H  of  chapter
83 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read as follows:
  (1)  has a total project cost of [one hundred] TWO HUNDRED FIFTY thou-
sand dollars or less; provided however, that for any district,  no  more
than  one project shall be eligible pursuant to this subparagraph for an
apportionment within the same school year; and/or
  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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