senate Bill S1280A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to building aid forgiveness

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2018 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 04, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 31, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2018 1st report cal.1362
May 01, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Jan 29, 2018 print number 1280a
Jan 29, 2018 amend and recommit to education
Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2017 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 14, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.1694
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 23, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Jan 09, 2017 referred to education

Votes

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May 30, 2018 - Finance committee Vote

S1280A
32
0
committee
32
Aye
0
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 1, 2018 - Education committee Vote

S1280A
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 14, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S1280
22
1
committee
22
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 23, 2017 - Education committee Vote

S1280
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S1280 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11085
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S208, A3039

S1280 - Summary

Relates to legalizing, validating, ratifying and confirming certain actions or omissions relating to certain capital projects in school districts.

S1280 - Sponsor Memo

S1280 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1280

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT relating to  legalizing,  validating,  ratifying  and  confirming
  certain  actions  or omissions relating to certain capital projects in
  school districts

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

  Section  1.  1.  Notwithstanding  any  other  provision  of law to the
contrary, where the education department denies or has  denied  building
aid  for a school district capital project or has recovered overpayments
of such aid relating thereto, the actions or omissions of all  officers,
employees  or  agents  of  an eligible school district relating to or in
connection with such capital projects for  the  2004--2005  school  year
through the 2016--2017 school year and for contracts and contract exten-
sions  entered  into  prior  to  the  2016--2017  school  year for which
expenses were incurred in the 2004--2005 school year or thereafter, and,
where a district can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the commissioner
of education that such actions or omissions involve only inadvertent and
minor clerical or technical errors,  all  acts  incidental  thereto  are
hereby legalized, validated, ratified and confirmed, notwithstanding any
failure  to  comply with the filing provisions of the education law, the
general municipal law or any other law, rule or  regulation  other  than
those  filing  provisions  defined  in  paragraph  a of subdivision 5 of
section 3604 of the education law, in relation to any  omission,  error,
defect, irregularity or illegality in such proceeding had and taken.
  2.  The  education  department  is  hereby  directed  to  consider the
contracts legalized,  ratified,  validated  and  confirmed  pursuant  to
subdivision  1  of  this  section for building aid as a valid and proper
obligation of the school district for aid payable for expenses  incurred
in  the 2004--2005 school year and thereafter; provided that such school
district submits to the education  department  the  applicable  contract

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

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S1280A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11085
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S208, A3039

S1280A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to legalizing, validating, ratifying and confirming certain actions or omissions relating to certain capital projects in school districts.

S1280A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1280A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1280--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education  --  recommitted
  to the Committee on Education in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT relating to  legalizing,  validating,  ratifying  and  confirming
  certain  actions  or omissions relating to certain capital projects in
  school districts

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

  Section  1.  1.  Notwithstanding  any  other  provision  of law to the
contrary, where the education department denies or has  denied  building
aid  for a school district capital project or has recovered overpayments
of such aid relating thereto, the actions or omissions of all  officers,
employees  or  agents  of  an eligible school district relating to or in
connection with such capital projects for  the  2004--2005  school  year
through the 2017--2018 school year and for contracts and contract exten-
sions  entered  into  prior  to  the  2017--2018  school  year for which
expenses were incurred in the 2004--2005 school year or thereafter, and,
where a district can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the commissioner
of education that such actions or omissions involve only inadvertent and
minor clerical or technical errors,  all  acts  incidental  thereto  are
hereby legalized, validated, ratified and confirmed, notwithstanding any
failure  to  comply with the filing provisions of the education law, the
general municipal law or any other law, rule or  regulation  other  than
those  filing  provisions  defined  in  paragraph  a of subdivision 5 of
section 3604 of the education law, in relation to any  omission,  error,
defect, irregularity or illegality in such proceeding had and taken.
  2.  The  education  department  is  hereby  directed  to  consider the
contracts legalized,  ratified,  validated  and  confirmed  pursuant  to
subdivision  one  of this section for building aid as a valid and proper

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

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