assembly Bill A10465

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to aid for library construction

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Current Bill Status Via S8410 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2020 signed chap.120
Jun 05, 2020 delivered to governor
May 27, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.43
substituted for a10465
May 27, 2020 substituted by s8410
rules report cal.43
reported
reported referred to rules
May 26, 2020 reported referred to ways and means
May 22, 2020 referred to libraries and education technology

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A10465 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8410
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §273-a, Ed L

A10465 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to aid for library construction; provides that public libraries that received aid for projects commencing July 1, 2017 through July 1, 2019 that are unable to complete such projects due to the state disaster emergency declared pursuant to Executive Order No. 202, as amended, shall be provided an additional twelve months from the statutory project end date to complete such projects.

A10465 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10465

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 22, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  COMMITTEE  ON  RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Ryan) --
  read once and referred to the Committee  on  Libraries  and  Education
  Technology

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to state aid for library
  construction; and providing for the repeal  of  such  provisions  upon
  expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 273-a of  the  education  law,  as
separately  amended  by  chapters  381  and  389 of the laws of 2019, is
amended to read as follows:
  1. State aid shall be provided for up to fifty percent  of  the  total
project  approved costs, excluding feasibility studies, plans or similar
activities, for projects for  the  installation  and  infrastructure  of
broadband  services,  and  for  the  acquisition  of vacant land and the
acquisition,  construction,  renovation  or  rehabilitation,   including
leasehold  improvements,  of  buildings  of public libraries and library
systems chartered by the regents of the state of New York or established
by act of the legislature subject to the limitations provided in  subdi-
vision six of this section and upon approval by the commissioner, except
that  state  aid  may  be provided for up to seventy-five percent of the
total project approved costs for buildings of public libraries that  are
located  in  an  economically disadvantaged community and that state aid
may be provided for up to ninety percent of the total  project  approved
costs  for  buildings of public libraries that are located in an econom-
ically distressed community. Provided however that the  state  liability
for  aid  paid pursuant to this section shall be limited to funds appro-
priated for such purpose. Aid shall be  provided  on  approved  expenses
incurred during the period commencing July first and ending June thirti-
eth  for up to three years, or until the project is completed, whichever
occurs first.  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT PUBLIC  LIBRARIES  THAT  RECEIVED
AID  FOR  PROJECTS  PURSUANT  TO THIS SECTION COMMENCING JULY FIRST, TWO
THOUSAND SEVENTEEN THROUGH JULY FIRST, TWO  THOUSAND  NINETEEN  AND  ARE
UNABLE  TO  COMPLETE  SUCH  PROJECTS DUE TO THE STATE DISASTER EMERGENCY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets