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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to education|
|Jan 22, 2021||referred to education|
senate Bill S2701
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2701 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2701 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2701 SPONSOR: ORTT TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to providing building aid for school security and safety improvements PURPOSE: This legislation would allow improvements made for school security and safety improvements eligible for building aid. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 would allow improvements made for school security and safety improvements eligible for building aid. Section 2 is the effective date. JUSTIFICATION:
S2701 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2701 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 22, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ORTT -- 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 providing building aid for school security and safety improvements THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 6-c of section 3602 of the education law, as amended by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013, paragraph b as amended by section 11 of part CCC of chapter 59 of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows: 6-c. a. Building aid for metal detectors, SECURITY AND SAFETY IMPROVE- MENTS, and safety devices for electrically operated partitions, room dividers and doors. In addition to the apportionments payable to a school district pursuant to subdivision six of this section, the commis- sioner is hereby authorized to apportion to any school district addi- tional building aid pursuant to this subdivision for its approved expenditures in the base year for the purchase of stationary metal detectors, security cameras, SCHOOL SECURITY AND SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS, AND safety devices for electrically operated partitions and room divid- ers required pursuant to section four hundred nine-f of this chapter, or other security devices approved by the commissioner that increase the safety of students and school personnel, provided, however, that funds apportioned to school districts pursuant to this section shall not supplant funds for existing district expenditures or for existing contractual obligations of the district for stationary metal detectors, security cameras, SCHOOL SECURITY AND SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS, AND partition and room divider safety devices, or security devices. Portable or hand held metal detectors shall not be eligible for aid pursuant to this subdivision. Such additional aid shall equal the product of the building aid ratio computed for use in the current year pursuant to paragraph c of subdivision six of this section and the actual approved expenditures EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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