R2870

Establishes a plan setting forth an itemized list of grantees for certain appropriations for the 2022-2023 state fiscal year for add...

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R2870


Senate Resolution No. 2870

BY: Senator STEWART-COUSINS

establishing a plan setting forth an itemized
list of grantees for a certain appropriation for the
2022-23 state fiscal year for purposes of providing
additional funding for school districts which have
experienced a significant financial hardship created
by (1) an extraordinary change in the taxable
property valuation or (2) a significant shift in tax
liability due to a tax certiorari settlement or
judgment, as required by a plan setting forth an
itemized list of grantees with the amount to be
received by each, or the methodology for allocating
such appropriation. Such plan shall be subject to
the approval of the temporary president of the
senate and the director of the budget and thereafter
shall be included in a resolution calling for the
expenditure of such monies, which resolution must be
approved by a majority vote of all members elected
to the senate upon a roll call vote; and amending
Senate Resolution R 1245 of 2021 establishing a plan
setting forth an itemized list of grantees for
certain appropriations for the 2021-2022 state
fiscal year for additional grants-in-aid to certain
school districts

RESOLVED, That pursuant to and as required by money appropriated
in section 1 of chapter 53 of the laws of 2022 which enacts the aid to
localities, local assistance account, for purposes of providing
additional funding for school districts which have experienced a
significant financial hardship created by (1) an extraordinary change
in the taxable property valuation or (2) a significant shift in tax
liability due to a tax certiorari settlement or judgment. Such funds
shall be apportioned pursuant to a plan setting forth an itemized list
of grantees with the amount to be received by each, or the methodology
for allocating such appropriation. Such plan shall be subject to the
approval of the temporary president of the senate and the director of
the budget and thereafter shall be included in a resolution calling
for the expenditure of such monies, which resolution must be approved
by a majority vote of all members elected to the senate upon a roll
call vote, in accordance with the following schedule:

Haverstraw-Stony Point Central School
district (North Rockland)
1,000,000
Island Park Union Free School District
1,000,000
North Shore Central School District
1,000,000
Northport-East Northport Union Free School
District
1,000,000

RESOLVED, In addition to grants allocated pursuant to section 1 of
chapter 53 of the laws of 2021, within the State Education Department

Aid to Localities in accordance with the following plan and as adopted
by Senate Resolution 1245 of 2021:

Additional funds appropriated in state fiscal year 2021-2022
pursuant to section 1 of chapter 53 of the laws of 2021 which enacts
the aid to localities budget to the state education department
under the prekindergarten through grade twelve education program
from the general fund, local assistance account for additional
funding for school districts which have experienced a
significant financial hardship created by (1) an extraordinary
change in the taxable property valuation or (2) a significant shift in
tax liability due to a tax certiorari settlement or judgement.
Notwithstanding section 24 of the state finance law or any
provision of law to the contrary, funds from this
appropriation shall be allocated only pursuant to a plan (i) approved
by the temporary president of the senate and the director of the
budget which sets forth either an itemized list of grantees with the
amount to be received by each, or the methodology for
allocating such appropriation, and (ii) which is thereafter
included in a senate resolution calling for the expenditure of such
funds, which resolution must be approved by a majority vote of all
members elected to the senate upon a roll call vote, in accordance
with the following schedule:
Haverstraw-Stony Point Central School
District (North Rockland)
1,000,000
Island Park Union Free School District
1,000,000
Northport-East Northport Union Free School
District
1,000,000
North Shore Central School District
1,000,000
Hendrick Hudson Central School District
1,000,000

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  • 02 / Jun / 2022
    • ADOPTED

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