senate Bill S9396

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the "build back BOCES act"

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee

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May 24, 2022 referred to education

S9396 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1950, add §§1953, 1954 & 1959, Ed L

S9396 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the "build back BOCES act"; directs the department of education to track and prepare a report on the post-graduation employment of students who completed a BOCES or CTE program; directs the commissioner of education to make certain funding allocations based on public schools' number of CTE or BOCES program graduates who obtain employment in a qualifying field within one year of graduation.

S9396 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9396 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                             I N  S E N A T E
                               May 24, 2022
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RATH  --  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  establishing  the
   "build back BOCES act"

   Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "build back
 BOCES act".
   § 2. Paragraph b of subdivision 5 of section  1950  of  the  education
 law,  as  amended by chapter 130 of the laws of 2022, is amended to read
 as follows:
   b. The cost of services herein referred to shall be the  amount  allo-
 cated  to  each  component  school  district by the board of cooperative
 educational  services  to  defray  expenses  of  such  board,  including
 approved  expenses from the testing of potable water systems of occupied
 school buildings under the board's jurisdiction as required pursuant  to
 section  eleven  hundred ten of the public health law provided that such
 expenses for testing of potable water systems are not reimbursable  from
 another  state  or  federal  source, except that that part of the salary
 paid any teacher, supervisor or other employee of the board  of  cooper-
 ative  educational  services  which  is in excess of [thirty] EITHER THE
 thousand  dollars,  WHICHEVER  IS  LOWER,  shall not be such an approved
 expense, and except also that administrative and clerical expenses shall
 not exceed ten percent of the total expenses for purposes of this compu-
 tation. Any gifts, donations or interest earned by the board of  cooper-
 ative  educational  services  or  on  behalf of the board of cooperative
 educational services by the dormitory  authority  or  any  other  source
 shall  not  be deducted in determining the cost of services allocated to
 each component school district. Any payments made to a component  school
 district  by  the  board of cooperative educational services pursuant to
 subdivision eleven of section six-p of the general municipal law attrib-
 utable to an approved cost of service computed pursuant to this subdivi-
 sion shall be deducted from the  cost  of  services  allocated  to  such
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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