assembly Bill A1836

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Exempts certain expenditures relating to school safety from tax levy limits

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to education
Jan 17, 2019 referred to education

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A1836 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3008
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
2017-2018: A869, S1255

A1836 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A1836 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1836

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GUNTHER, JAFFEE, BUCHWALD, OTIS, STIRPE, BARRETT,
  BRONSON,  HAWLEY,  RAIA, MONTESANO, CROUCH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
  of A. COOK, PERRY -- read once and referred to the Committee on Educa-
  tion

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.
                                                           LBD01865-01-9