senate Bill S8267

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to excluding tax levies necessary for expenditures increasing school safety or security from the school district tax levy limit

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Apr 25, 2018 referred to education

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S8267 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10205
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2023-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S3080, A6102

S8267 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to excluding tax levies necessary for expenditures increasing school safety or security from the school district tax levy limit.

S8267 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8267 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8267

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 25, 2018
                               ___________

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

AN ACT amend the education law, in  relation  to  excluding  tax  levies
  necessary  for  expenditures increasing school safety or security from
  the school district tax levy limit

  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, as added by section 2 of  part
A  of chapter 97 of the laws of 2011, are amended and a new subparagraph
(v) is added to read as follows:
  (iii) in years in which the normal contribution rate of the  New  York
state teachers' retirement system, as defined by paragraph a of subdivi-
sion two of section five hundred seventeen of this chapter, increases by
more  than  two  percentage  points  from  the previous year, a tax levy
necessary for  expenditures  for  the  coming  fiscal  year  for  school
district  employer contributions to the New York state teachers' retire-
ment system caused by growth in the normal contribution rate  minus  two
percentage points; [and]
  (iv) a capital tax levy[.]; AND
  (V)  A TAX LEVY NECESSARY FOR EXPENDITURES INCREASING SCHOOL SAFETY OR
SECURITY.
  § 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

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