Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to education
|Jan 20, 2021||
referred to education
Senate Bill S2235
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S2235 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S2235 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2235 SPONSOR: BROOKS TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: To provide an incentive for school districts to share pupil transporta- tion and reduce costs. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. amends subdivision 7 of Section 3602 of the education law by adding a new paragraph f to provide for a financial incentive to share pupil transportation. Section 2. is the enacting clause.
2021-S2235 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2235 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 20, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BROOKS -- 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 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 TWENTY-ONE--TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO SCHOOL YEAR AND THEREAFTER, 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 TRANSPORTA- TION SERVICES TO ONE OR MORE OTHER PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS. THE AMOUNT OF SUCH APPORTIONMENT 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 PARAGRAPH, 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 APPORTIONMENT UNDER SUCH CONTRACT SHALL DEMONSTRATE COST SAVINGS IN ACCORDANCE 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 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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