assembly Bill A10096

2019-2020 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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Mar 10, 2020 referred to education

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A10096 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3080
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2023-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8267

A10096 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A10096 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10096

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 10, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. D'URSO -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Education

AN  ACT  to 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.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.