senate Bill S2235

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to school district shared transportation services

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
Jan 20, 2021 referred to education

S2235 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3602, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7376
2017-2018: S2404
2019-2020: S6211

S2235 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to school district shared transportation services.

S2235 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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