senate Bill S5717

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to limitations upon school district tax levies

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
Mar 16, 2021 referred to education

S5717 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6081
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2023-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9792
2017-2018: A226
2019-2020: A6533

S5717 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the tax levy limit shall be equal to a zero percent increase over the prior year tax levy when the difference between the total amount of taxes levied for the prior year less the tax levy limit results in a negative number.

S5717 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5717 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5717
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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  limitations  upon
   school district tax levies
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Paragraph b of subdivision  3  of  section  2023-a  of  the
 education law, as added by section 2 of part A of chapter 97 of the laws
 of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
   b.  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  IF THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF
 TAXES LEVIED FOR THE PRIOR YEAR LESS THE TAX LEVY  LIMIT  RESULTS  IN  A
 NEGATIVE  NUMBER,  THE  TAX  LEVY LIMIT SHALL BE EQUAL TO A ZERO PERCENT
 INCREASE OVER THE PRIOR YEAR TAX LEVY.
   C. On or before March first of each year, any school district  subject
 to the provisions of this section shall submit to the state comptroller,
 the  commissioner,  and  the  commissioner of taxation and finance, in a
 form and manner prescribed by the  state  comptroller,  any  information
 necessary  for  the  calculation  of  the tax levy limit; and the school
 district's determination of the tax levy limit pursuant to this  section
 shall  be  subject to review by the commissioner and the commissioner of
 taxation and finance.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09619-01-1


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