senate Bill S5101

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to payments made by school districts to charter schools

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 09, 2019 referred to education

S5101 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2856, Ed L

S5101 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to payments made by school districts to charter schools.

S5101 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5101 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 9, 2019

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

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law, in relation to payments made by
  school districts to charter schools


  Section  1.  Paragraph  (b)  of  subdivision  1 of section 2856 of the
education law, as amended by section 4 of part YYY of chapter 59 of  the
laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
  (b)  The school district shall also pay directly to the charter school
any federal or state aid attributable to a  student  with  a  disability
attending charter school in proportion to the level of services for such
student  with  a disability that the charter school provides directly or
indirectly. Notwithstanding anything in this section  to  the  contrary,
amounts  payable  pursuant to this subdivision from state or local funds
may be reduced pursuant to an agreement between the school and the char-
ter entity set forth in the charter.  Payments  made  pursuant  to  this
subdivision  shall  be made by the school district [in six substantially
equal installments each year beginning on the first business day of July
and every two months thereafter] EACH QUARTER, AT THE TIME  AND  IN  THE
payable under this subdivision shall be determined by the  commissioner.
Amounts payable to a charter school in its first year of operation shall
be  based on the projections of initial-year enrollment set forth in the
charter until actual enrollment data is reported to the school  district
by  the  charter  school.  Such projections shall be reconciled with the
actual enrollment as actual enrollment data is so reported  and  at  the
end  of  the  school's  first year of operation and each subsequent year
based on a final report of actual enrollment by the charter school,  and
any necessary adjustments resulting from such final report shall be made
to payments during the school's following year of operation.

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


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