assembly Bill A5455

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to school district shared transportation services

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Feb 12, 2019 referred to education

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A5455 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6211
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3602, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7966, S7376
2017-2018: A7079, S2404

A5455 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to school district shared transportation services.

A5455 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5455

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 12, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. THIELE, WALLACE -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to school district shared
  transportation  services;  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 7 of section  3602  of  the  education  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph f to read as follows:
  F.  IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER APPORTIONMENT UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION, FOR
THE TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN--TWO THOUSAND TWENTY SCHOOL YEAR AND THEREAFT-
ER, A SCHOOL DISTRICT OTHER THAN A CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT IN A CITY HAVING
A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE INHABITANTS SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR AN
INCENTIVE APPORTIONMENT FOR PROVIDING SHARED TRANSPORTATION SERVICES  TO
ONE OR MORE OTHER PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS. THE AMOUNT OF SUCH APPORTION-
MENT  UNDER  THIS  PARAGRAPH  SHALL  BE  EQUAL TO THE PRODUCT OF (I) THE
AMOUNT OF REVENUE RECEIVED  FROM  ANOTHER  PUBLIC  SCHOOL  DISTRICT  FOR
PROVIDING  SHARED  TRANSPORTATION  SERVICES  TO ONE OR MORE OTHER PUBLIC
SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND (II) TEN PERCENT. FOR THE  PURPOSE  OF  THIS  PARA-
GRAPH,  THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE ANY
CONTRACT FOR SHARED TRANSPORTATION SERVICES BETWEEN ONE OR  MORE  PUBLIC
SCHOOL  DISTRICTS  PURSUANT TO SECTION THIRTY-SIX HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF
THIS ARTICLE AND PROVIDED A SCHOOL DISTRICT CLAIMING AN INCENTIVE APPOR-
TIONMENT UNDER SUCH CONTRACT SHALL DEMONSTRATE COST SAVINGS  IN  ACCORD-
ANCE  WITH  GUIDELINES  ESTABLISHED  BY  THE  COMMISSIONER. IF THE TOTAL
STATEWIDE APPORTIONMENT  UNDER  THIS  PARAGRAPH  EXCEEDS  THREE  MILLION
DOLLARS  ($3,000,000),  INDIVIDUAL  SCHOOL DISTRICT ALLOCATIONS SHALL BE
PRORATED TO ENSURE THAT THE APPORTIONMENT FOR SUCH SHARED TRANSPORTATION
INCENTIVE AID  DOES  NOT  EXCEED  THREE  MILLION  DOLLARS  ($3,000,000),
PROVIDED  THAT  SUCH  PRORATED  APPORTIONMENT COMPUTED AND PAYABLE AS OF
SEPTEMBER ONE OF THE SCHOOL YEAR IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE  SCHOOL  YEAR

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

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