Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 18, 2023||
referred to disabilities
Senate Bill S7215
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Disabilities Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S7215 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S7215 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7215 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to permitting special education services and programs for preschool children with handicapping conditions to establish reserve funds PURPOSE: To allow special education services and programs for preschool children with handicapping conditions to establish reserve funds SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Establishes that for the 2023-2024 school year and thereaft- er, special education services and programs for children with handicap- ping conditions may retain funds in excess of their allowable and reim- bursable costs incurred for services and programs to students appointed. Provides that the total accumulated balance that may be retained cannot exceed four percent of total costs for the school year and that such
2023-S7215 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7215 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 18, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Disabilities AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to permitting special education services and programs for preschool children with handicap- ping conditions to establish reserve funds THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 4405 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 7 to read as follows: 7. FOR THE TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-THREE--TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FOUR SCHOOL YEAR AND THEREAFTER, AN INSTITUTION SUBJECT TO THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO RETAIN FUNDS IN EXCESS OF THEIR ALLOWABLE AND REIMBURSABLE COSTS INCURRED FOR SERVICES AND PROGRAMS TO STUDENTS APPOINTED. THE AMOUNT OF FUNDS THAT MAY BE ANNUALLY RETAINED SHALL NOT EXCEED ONE PERCENT OF THE INSTITUTION'S TOTAL ALLOWABLE AND REIMBURSABLE COSTS FOR SERVICES AND PROGRAMS PROVIDED TO 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 AND PROVIDED, FURTHER, THAT SUCH FUNDS SHALL NOT BE RECOVERABLE ON RECONCILIATION, SUCH FUNDS SHALL BE CARRIED FORWARD AS TOTAL REIMBURSABLE COSTS FOR PURPOSES OF CALCULATING SUBSE- QUENT YEAR PROSPECTIVE AND RECONCILIATION TUITION RATES AND SUCH FUNDS SHALL BE SEPARATE FROM AND IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER AUTHORIZATION TO RETAIN SURPLUS FUNDS ON RECONCILIATION. FUNDS MAY BE EXPENDED ONLY PURSUANT TO AN AUTHORIZATION OF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE INSTITUTION FOR A PURPOSE EXPRESSLY AUTHORIZED AS PART OF ALLOWABLE COSTS FOR THE YEAR IN WHICH THE FUNDS ARE TO BE EXPENDED, PROVIDED THAT FUNDS MAY BE EXPENDED TO PAY PRIOR YEAR OUTSTANDING DEBTS. ANY INSTITUTION THAT RETAINS FUNDS PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE REQUIRED TO ANNUALLY REPORT A STATEMENT OF THE TOTAL BALANCE OF SUCH RETAINED FUNDS, THE AMOUNT, IF ANY, RETAINED IN THE PRIOR SCHOOL YEAR, THE AMOUNT, IF ANY, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08490-01-3
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