senate Bill S4430

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to library and school district petitioning

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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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 07, 2021 signed chap.70
Mar 05, 2021 delivered to governor
Mar 03, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.134
substituted for a5456
Feb 10, 2021 referred to libraries and education technology
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 09, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.316
reported and committed to rules
Feb 04, 2021 referred to libraries

Votes

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Feb 9, 2021 - Libraries committee Vote

S4430
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Libraries Committee Vote: Feb 9, 2021

Feb 9, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S4430
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4430 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5456
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§259, 260, 2018, 2608 & 2553, Ed L

S4430 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to library and school district petitioning.

S4430 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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