|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 07, 2021||signed chap.70|
|Mar 05, 2021||delivered to governor|
|Mar 03, 2021||returned to senate|
ordered to third reading cal.134
substituted for a5456
|Feb 10, 2021||referred to libraries and education technology|
delivered to assembly
|Feb 09, 2021||ordered to third reading cal.316|
reported and committed to rules
|Feb 04, 2021||referred to libraries|
senate Bill S4430Signed By Governor
Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S4430 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§259, 260, 2018, 2608 & 2553, Ed L
S4430 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4430 SPONSOR: RYAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to library and school district petitioning; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE: This bill reduces the threshold number of signatures candidates must collect for nominating petitions for library board of trustees and school boards in the 2021 election cycle. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends sections of the Education law related to library board of trustee petitioning requirements and school board petitioning requirements to reduce the number of petitions required for ballot access in the 2021 election cycle.
S4430 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4430 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 4, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RYAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Libraries AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to library and school district petitioning; 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. Subparagraph 1 of paragraph b of subdivision 1 of section 259 of the education law, as amended by chapter 184 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows: (1) Except as provided in subparagraph two of this paragraph, whenever qualified voters of a municipality, in a number equal to at least ten per centum of the total number of votes cast in such municipality for governor at the last gubernatorial election, shall so petition and the library board of trustees shall endorse, the question of establishing or increasing the amount of funding of the annual contribution for the operating budget of a registered public or free association library by such municipality to a sum specified in said petition, shall be voted on at the next general election of such municipality, provided that due public notice of the proposed action shall have been given. EXCEPT THAT FOR THE YEAR TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE, THE NUMBER OF QUALIFIED VOTERS OF A MUNICIPALITY NEEDED TO PETITION FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBPARAGRAPH SHALL BE AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE. An increase in library funding provided pursuant to this paragraph shall not apply to a municipal budget adopted prior to the date of such election. § 2. Subdivision 8 of section 260 of the education law, as amended by chapter 717 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows: 8. Candidates for the office of trustee of a public library estab- lished and supported by a school district shall be nominated by petition which shall meet the requirements of subdivision a of section two thou- sand eighteen of this chapter, except that such candidates shall be EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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