assembly Bill A869

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Exempts certain expenditures relating to school safety from tax levy limits

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
Jan 09, 2017 referred to education

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A869 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1255
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2023-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A4843, S3456
2015-2016: A1182, S3052
2019-2020: A1836, S3008

A869 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts certain expenditures relating to school safety from tax levy limits.

A869 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   869

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. GUNTHER, BRINDISI, JAFFEE, BUCHWALD, SKOUFIS,
  OTIS, STIRPE, BARRETT, BRONSON, HAWLEY, RAIA, GRAF, MONTESANO, CROUCH,
  LUPINACCI -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COOK, PERRY, SKARTADOS  --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Education

AN  ACT  to  amend  the education law, in relation to tax levy limits of
  school districts

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

  Section  1. Subparagraphs (iii) and (iv) of paragraph i of subdivision
2 of section 2023-a of the education law  are  renumbered  subparagraphs
(iv) and (v) and a new subparagraph (iii) is added to read as follows:
  (III)  A TAX LEVY NECESSARY FOR EXPENDITURES TO ENSURE ADEQUATE SAFETY
AND PROTECTION FROM A SERIOUS VIOLENT INCIDENT OR SIMILAR EMERGENCY,  AS
SUCH  TERMS ARE DEFINED IN PART 155.17 OF THE REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BY
THE COMMISSIONER, WHICH MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT  LIMITED  TO,  EXPENDI-
TURES  FOR  SECURITY  PERSONNEL, SAFETY TRAINING OR INSTRUCTION, INFRAS-
TRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS TO IMPROVE SAFETY AND SECURITY, AND  THE  ACQUISI-
TION OF SECURITY DEVICES OR OTHER SAFETY EQUIPMENT;
  § 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 6 of section 2023-a of the education
law,  as added by section 2 of part A of chapter 97 of the laws of 2011,
is amended to read as follows:
  (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, in the
event the trustee, trustees or board of education of a  school  district
that is subject to the provisions of this section proposes a budget that
will  require  a tax levy that exceeds the tax levy limit for the corre-
sponding school year, not including any levy necessary  to  support  the
expenditures  pursuant  to subparagraphs (i) through [(iv)] (V) of para-
graph i of subdivision two of this section, then such  budget  shall  be
approved  if sixty percent of the votes cast thereon are in the affirma-
tive.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03028-01-7