senate Bill S572

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to special act school districts and special education

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 22, 2021 referred to ways and means
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Mar 15, 2021 amended on third reading 572a
Mar 15, 2021 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Mar 10, 2021 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 04, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 03, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 02, 2021 1st report cal.482
Jan 06, 2021 referred to education

Votes

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Mar 2, 2021 - Education committee Vote

S572
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S572 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5142
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4004 & 4405, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8623, A10834

S572 - Summary

Relates to special act school districts and special education; authorizes boards of education of special act school districts to establish fiscal stabilization reserve funds.

S572 - Sponsor Memo

S572 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    572
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. MAYER, GAUGHRAN, LIU, MAY -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Educa-
   tion
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the education law, in relation to special act school
   districts and special education

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  4004 of the education law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
   5. THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF A SPECIAL ACT SCHOOL  DISTRICT  SHALL  BE
 AUTHORIZED  TO  ESTABLISH A FISCAL STABILIZATION RESERVE FUND. THERE MAY
 BE PAID INTO SUCH FUND AN AMOUNT AS MAY  BE  PROVIDED  PURSUANT  TO  THE
 REQUIREMENTS  OF  PARAGRAPH  K OF SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION FORTY-FOUR
 HUNDRED FIVE OF THIS TITLE.
   § 2. Subdivision 4 of section 4405 of the education law is amended  by
 adding a new paragraph k to read as follows:
   K.  THE  TUITION  METHODOLOGY ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION
 FOR THE TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE--TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO SCHOOL YEAR AND
 ANNUALLY THEREAFTER SHALL  AUTHORIZE  APPROVED  PRIVATE  RESIDENTIAL  OR
 NON-RESIDENTIAL  SCHOOLS FOR THE EDUCATION OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
 THAT ARE LOCATED WITHIN THE STATE, AND SPECIAL ACT SCHOOL DISTRICTS,  TO
 RETAIN  FUNDS  IN  EXCESS  OF  THEIR  ALLOWABLE  AND  REIMBURSABLE COSTS
 INCURRED FOR SERVICES AND PROGRAMS PROVIDED TO SCHOOL-AGE STUDENTS.  THE
 AMOUNT  OF  FUNDS  THAT  MAY  BE  ANNUALLY RETAINED SHALL NOT EXCEED ONE
 PERCENT OF THE SCHOOL'S OR SCHOOL DISTRICT'S TOTAL ALLOWABLE  AND  REIM-
 BURSABLE COSTS FOR SERVICES AND PROGRAMS PROVIDED TO SCHOOL-AGE STUDENTS
 FOR  THE  SCHOOL  YEAR FROM WHICH THE FUNDS ARE TO BE RETAINED; PROVIDED
 THAT THE TOTAL ACCUMULATED BALANCE THAT MAY BE RETAINED SHALL NOT EXCEED
 FOUR PERCENT OF SUCH TOTAL COSTS FOR SUCH  SCHOOL  YEAR.  FUNDS  MAY  BE
 EXPENDED ONLY PURSUANT TO AN AUTHORIZATION OF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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S572A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5142
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4004 & 4405, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8623, A10834

S572A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to special act school districts and special education; authorizes boards of education of special act school districts to establish fiscal stabilization reserve funds.

S572A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S572A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  572--A
     Cal. No. 482
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  MAYER,  BROOKS, GAUGHRAN, HARCKHAM, JACKSON, LIU,
   MANNION, MAY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be
   committed to the Committee on Education  --  reported  favorably  from
   said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third
   reading,  passed  by  Senate  and delivered to the Assembly, recalled,
   vote reconsidered, restored to  third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
   reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the education law, in relation to special act school
   districts and special education
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  4004 of the education law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
   5. THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF A SPECIAL ACT SCHOOL  DISTRICT  SHALL  BE
 AUTHORIZED  TO  ESTABLISH A FISCAL STABILIZATION RESERVE FUND. THERE MAY
 BE PAID INTO SUCH FUND AN AMOUNT AS MAY  BE  PROVIDED  PURSUANT  TO  THE
 REQUIREMENTS  OF  PARAGRAPH  K OF SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION FORTY-FOUR
 HUNDRED FIVE OF THIS TITLE.
   § 2. Subdivision 4 of section 4405 of the education law is amended  by
 adding a new paragraph k to read as follows:
   K.  THE  TUITION  METHODOLOGY ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION
 FOR THE TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE--TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO SCHOOL YEAR AND
 ANNUALLY THEREAFTER SHALL  AUTHORIZE  APPROVED  PRIVATE  RESIDENTIAL  OR
 NON-RESIDENTIAL  SCHOOLS FOR THE EDUCATION OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
 THAT ARE LOCATED WITHIN THE STATE, AND SPECIAL ACT SCHOOL DISTRICTS,  TO
 RETAIN  FUNDS  IN  EXCESS  OF  THEIR  ALLOWABLE  AND  REIMBURSABLE COSTS
 INCURRED FOR SERVICES AND PROGRAMS PROVIDED TO SCHOOL-AGE STUDENTS.  THE
 AMOUNT  OF  FUNDS  THAT  MAY  BE  ANNUALLY RETAINED SHALL NOT EXCEED ONE
 PERCENT OF THE SCHOOL'S OR SCHOOL DISTRICT'S TOTAL ALLOWABLE  AND  REIM-
 BURSABLE COSTS FOR SERVICES AND PROGRAMS PROVIDED TO SCHOOL-AGE STUDENTS
 

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