senate Bill S8410

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to aid for library construction

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


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

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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
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.661
May 26, 2020 reported and committed to rules
May 24, 2020 committee discharged and committed to finance
referred to education

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S8410 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10465
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §273-a, Ed L

S8410 (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.

S8410 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8410 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8410

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 24, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- 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 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
DECLARED PURSUANT TO EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER TWO HUNDRED TWO OF TWO THOU-

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

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