assembly Bill A2293

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes a real property tax abatement for residential real property owned by a person 65 or older who participates in volunteer programs

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Jan 06, 2016 referred to aging
Jan 15, 2015 referred to aging

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A2293 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§467-i & 1306-b, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A2231
2011-2012: A3746
2009-2010: A2300

A2293 - Summary

Establishes a county real property tax abatement for residential real property owned by a person 65 years of age or older who is accepted to participate in volunteer programs.

A2293 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2293

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT, ABBATE, BENEDETTO, SCHIMMINGER,
  CUSICK, COLTON, HOOPER, BROOK-KRASNY, MAGNARELLI,  LUPARDO,  DINOWITZ,
  JAFFEE,  GALEF -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CAMARA, COOK, CURRAN,
  HIKIND, OAKS, ORTIZ, PAULIN, PEOPLES-STOKES, RAMOS,  RIVERA,  ROBINSON
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to establishing a
  tax  abatement  for residential real property owned by a person who is
  sixty-five years old or older and  who  participates  in  a  volunteer
  program

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.   The real property tax law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 467-i to read as follows:
  S  467-I.  TAX  ABATEMENT  PROGRAM  FOR  THE  PERFORMANCE OF VOLUNTEER
SERVICES BY PERSONS SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF
THIS SECTION, THE TERMS "GOVERNING BOARD"  AND  "MUNICIPAL  CORPORATION"
SHALL  HAVE THE SAME MEANINGS AS SET FORTH IN SECTION TWO OF THE GENERAL
MUNICIPAL LAW.
  2. THE GOVERNING BODY OF ANY MUNICIPAL CORPORATION IS  HEREBY  AUTHOR-
IZED  AND  EMPOWERED  TO ADOPT, AFTER PUBLIC HEARING, A LOCAL LAW, ORDI-
NANCE OR RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE ABATEMENT OF TAXES ON REAL PROPER-
TY IN WHICH THE OWNER OR ONE OF THE OWNERS IS SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE OR
OLDER AND IS  PERFORMING  VOLUNTEER  SERVICES  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  THE
PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  3. NO ABATEMENT SHALL BE GRANTED UNLESS:
  (A)  THE  REAL  PROPERTY  IS THE LEGAL RESIDENCE OF AND IS OCCUPIED IN
WHOLE OR IN PART BY THE OWNER OR OWNERS OF THE PROPERTY; AND
  (B) THE INCOME OF THE OWNER OR THE COMBINED INCOME OF  THE  OWNERS  OF
THE  PROPERTY  FOR THE INCOME TAX YEAR IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE DATE OF
MAKING APPLICATION FOR THE ABATEMENT DOES NOT EXCEED THE  MEDIAN  INCOME
FOR  THE  COUNTY IN WHICH THE PROPERTY IS OWNED; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06494-01-5

assembly Bill A2303

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes the mature work task force within the state office for the aging, and provides for its powers and duties

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Jan 06, 2016 referred to aging
Jan 15, 2015 referred to aging

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A2303 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art III §§301 - 304, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A5606
2011-2012: A4777
2009-2010: A3858

A2303 - Summary

Establishes the mature work task force within the state office for the aging to coordinate the state's efforts to assist older persons who choose to work and remain self-sufficient throughout their lives, or who choose to work after they retire; and support business growth and development across the state in light of an increasingly aging workforce.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2303

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. ENGLEBRIGHT, MORELLE, MARKEY, PEOPLES-STOKES,
  COLTON, LUPARDO,  RIVERA,  ABBATE,  BROOK-KRASNY,  CLARK,  MAGNARELLI,
  GUNTHER, CAHILL, DINOWITZ -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BENEDETTO,
  GOTTFRIED,  OAKS,  PAULIN,  ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to  establishing  the  mature
  work task force, and providing for its powers and duties

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Legislative findings and  intent.  The  legislature  hereby
finds  and declares that the demographic projections are showing clearly
that older workers will continue to make up a rapidly growing percentage
of the work force. This growth represents the fact that  the  population
as  a whole is getting older due to several factors, including the aging
of the baby boom generation, lower birth  rates  for  generations  imme-
diately  following  the  baby boom, longer life expectancies and younger
generations  leaving  the  state  to  work  elsewhere.  The  legislature
believes  efforts  must  be  undertaken  to  identify priorities, policy
alternatives and emerging issues with respect to  assisting  both  busi-
nesses and older New Yorkers in preparing for the impact of this tremen-
dous demographic shift. The legislature therefore establishes the mature
worker task force to ensure a coordination of public and private efforts
to address the needs of the growing numbers of older workers and to help
allocate resources as necessary. This newly established task force shall
be  comprised  of  appropriate  state agency personnel, as well as aging
advocates, mature workers ages  fifty-five  and  older,  senior  service
providers, employment training specialists, and representatives of labor
and business interests.
  S  2.  The  elder  law is amended by adding a new article 3 to read as
follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06645-01-5

assembly Bill A2319

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Includes bias-related graffiti in hate crimes

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 06, 2016 referred to codes
Jan 15, 2015 referred to codes

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A2319 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2655
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §485.05, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8960A, S951A
2011-2012: S1842
2009-2010: S3304

A2319 - Summary

Includes bias-related graffiti in hate crimes.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2319

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. WEPRIN, PICHARDO, BROOK-KRASNY, MOSLEY, MILLER,
  SKOUFIS, SCARBOROUGH, JAFFEE, PEOPLES-STOKES, GOTTFRIED -- Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M. of A. ABBATE, BRENNAN,  CAMARA,  CLARK,  COOK,  DAVILA,
  DINOWITZ, HIKIND, MARKEY, MAYER, McDONOUGH, MOYA, PERRY, RAIA, RIVERA,
  SKARTADOS -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to bias-related graffiti

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of  section  485.05  of  the  penal  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  405  of  the  laws  of 2010, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. A "specified offense" is an offense defined by any of the following
provisions of  this  chapter:  section  120.00  (assault  in  the  third
degree);  section  120.05 (assault in the second degree); section 120.10
(assault in the first degree); section 120.12 (aggravated assault upon a
person less than eleven years old);  section  120.13  (menacing  in  the
first  degree);  section 120.14 (menacing in the second degree); section
120.15 (menacing in the third degree); section 120.20  (reckless  endan-
germent  in the second degree); section 120.25 (reckless endangerment in
the first degree); section 121.12 (strangulation in the second  degree);
section  121.13  (strangulation in the first degree); subdivision one of
section 125.15 (manslaughter in the second degree); subdivision one, two
or four of section 125.20 (manslaughter in the  first  degree);  section
125.25  (murder  in  the second degree); section 120.45 (stalking in the
fourth degree); section 120.50 (stalking in the third  degree);  section
120.55  (stalking in the second degree); section 120.60 (stalking in the
first degree); subdivision one of section  130.35  (rape  in  the  first
degree);  subdivision  one of section 130.50 (criminal sexual act in the
first degree); subdivision one of section 130.65 (sexual  abuse  in  the
first  degree);  paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  one  of section 130.67
(aggravated sexual abuse in the second degree); paragraph (a) of  subdi-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06634-01-5

assembly Bill A2357A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides additional health services and employment benefits for veterans

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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May 23, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 19, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.645
May 17, 2016 reported
Mar 08, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 20, 2016 committed to veterans' affairs
Jan 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.109
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 01, 2015 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 29, 2015 advanced to third reading cal.470
May 27, 2015 reported
Apr 28, 2015 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 09, 2015 print number 2357a
amend and recommit to veterans' affairs
Jan 16, 2015 referred to veterans' affairs

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A2357 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8057
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3803, Pub Health L; amd §29, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A2189A
2011-2012: A2102A
2009-2010: A8730B
2015-2016: A2357A

A2357 - Summary

Provides additional benefits for veterans; provides for services and counseling related to post-traumatic stress disorder and brain injuries; requires reports to the legislature concerning the number of veterans who are incarcerated.

A2357 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2357

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. LAVINE, LUPARDO, RUSSELL, SCHIMEL, SIMANOWITZ,
  JAFFEE, SKARTADOS, BROOK-KRASNY, BARRETT,  SCARBOROUGH,  COOK,  CLARK,
  MOYA,  OTIS,  PERRY  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CRESPO, CROUCH,
  CYMBROWITZ,  DUPREY,  FAHY,  JOHNS,  KEARNS,  MALLIOTAKIS,  McDONOUGH,
  McKEVITT,  MONTESANO,  RAIA -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Veterans' Affairs

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to providing  certain
  benefits  to veterans; and to amend the correction law, in relation to
  requiring certain reports relating to veterans

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Subdivision 1 of section 3803 of the public health law, as
amended  by  chapter  743  of  the  laws  of 2006, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. There is hereby created within the department the  veterans  health
care information program (referred to in this section as the "program"),
which  shall  provide information on health issues associated with mili-
tary  duty,  including  but  not  limited  to  Agent  Orange,  Gulf  War
Syndromes,  toxic materials or harmful physical agents such as, depleted
uranium, and hepatitis C, AND SPECIFIC MENTAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH ISSUES
INCLUDING POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER,  TRAUMATIC  BRAIN  INJURY  AND
OTHER  BRAIN-RELATED INJURIES, for veterans, their surviving spouses and
health care providers.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 29 of the correction law, as amended  by
section  12 of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is
amended and a new subdivision 5 is added to read as follows:
  1. The department shall continue to  collect,  maintain,  and  analyze
statistical  and  other  information  and  data  with respect to persons
subject to the jurisdiction of the department, including but not limited
to: (a) the number of such persons: placed in the custody of the depart-
ment, assigned to a  specific  department  program,  accorded  community

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07378-01-5

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A2357A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8057
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3803, Pub Health L; amd §29, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A2189A
2011-2012: A2102A
2009-2010: A8730B
2015-2016: A2357A

A2357A - Summary

Provides additional benefits for veterans; provides for services and counseling related to post-traumatic stress disorder and brain injuries; requires reports to the legislature concerning the number of veterans who are incarcerated.

A2357A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 2357--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. LAVINE, LUPARDO, RUSSELL, SCHIMEL, SIMANOWITZ,
  JAFFEE, SKARTADOS, BROOK-KRASNY, BARRETT,  SCARBOROUGH,  COOK,  CLARK,
  MOYA,  OTIS,  PERRY  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CRESPO, CROUCH,
  CYMBROWITZ,  DUPREY,  FAHY,  JOHNS,  KEARNS,  MALLIOTAKIS,  McDONOUGH,
  McKEVITT,  MONTESANO,  RAIA -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Veterans' Affairs -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to providing certain
  benefits to veterans; and to amend the correction law, in relation  to
  requiring certain reports relating to veterans

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Subdivision 1 of section 3803 of the public health law, as
amended by chapter 743 of the laws  of  2006,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  There  is hereby created within the department the veterans health
care information program (referred to in this section as the "program"),
which shall provide information on health issues associated  with  mili-
tary duty, including but not limited to Agent Orange, SPINA BIFIDA, Gulf
War  Syndromes,  toxic  materials  or  harmful  physical agents such as,
depleted uranium, and hepatitis C,  AND  SPECIFIC  MENTAL  AND  PHYSICAL
HEALTH  ISSUES INCLUDING POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER, TRAUMATIC BRAIN
INJURY AND OTHER BRAIN-RELATED INJURIES, for veterans,  their  surviving
spouses, CHILDREN OF VETERANS and health care providers.
  S  2. Subdivision 1 of section 29 of the correction law, as amended by
section 12 of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011,  is
amended to read as follows:
  1.  The  department  shall  continue to collect, maintain, and analyze
statistical and other information  and  data  with  respect  to  persons
subject to the jurisdiction of the department, including but not limited
to: (a) the number of such persons: placed in the custody of the depart-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07378-02-5

assembly Bill A2357

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides additional health services and employment benefits for veterans

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Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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May 23, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 19, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.645
May 17, 2016 reported
Mar 08, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 20, 2016 committed to veterans' affairs
Jan 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.109
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 01, 2015 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 29, 2015 advanced to third reading cal.470
May 27, 2015 reported
Apr 28, 2015 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 09, 2015 print number 2357a
amend and recommit to veterans' affairs
Jan 16, 2015 referred to veterans' affairs

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A2357 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3803, Pub Health L; amd §29, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A2189A
2011-2012: A2102A
2009-2010: A8730B

A2357 - Summary

Provides additional benefits for veterans; provides for services and counseling related to post-traumatic stress disorder and brain injuries; requires reports to the legislature concerning the number of veterans who are incarcerated.

A2357 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2357

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. LAVINE, LUPARDO, RUSSELL, SCHIMEL, SIMANOWITZ,
  JAFFEE, SKARTADOS, BROOK-KRASNY, BARRETT,  SCARBOROUGH,  COOK,  CLARK,
  MOYA,  OTIS,  PERRY  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CRESPO, CROUCH,
  CYMBROWITZ,  DUPREY,  FAHY,  JOHNS,  KEARNS,  MALLIOTAKIS,  McDONOUGH,
  McKEVITT,  MONTESANO,  RAIA -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Veterans' Affairs

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to providing  certain
  benefits  to veterans; and to amend the correction law, in relation to
  requiring certain reports relating to veterans

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Subdivision 1 of section 3803 of the public health law, as
amended  by  chapter  743  of  the  laws  of 2006, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. There is hereby created within the department the  veterans  health
care information program (referred to in this section as the "program"),
which  shall  provide information on health issues associated with mili-
tary  duty,  including  but  not  limited  to  Agent  Orange,  Gulf  War
Syndromes,  toxic materials or harmful physical agents such as, depleted
uranium, and hepatitis C, AND SPECIFIC MENTAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH ISSUES
INCLUDING POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER,  TRAUMATIC  BRAIN  INJURY  AND
OTHER  BRAIN-RELATED INJURIES, for veterans, their surviving spouses and
health care providers.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 29 of the correction law, as amended  by
section  12 of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is
amended and a new subdivision 5 is added to read as follows:
  1. The department shall continue to  collect,  maintain,  and  analyze
statistical  and  other  information  and  data  with respect to persons
subject to the jurisdiction of the department, including but not limited
to: (a) the number of such persons: placed in the custody of the depart-
ment, assigned to a  specific  department  program,  accorded  community

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07378-01-5

Co-Sponsors

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A2357A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3803, Pub Health L; amd §29, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A2189A
2011-2012: A2102A
2009-2010: A8730B

A2357A - Summary

Provides additional benefits for veterans; provides for services and counseling related to post-traumatic stress disorder and brain injuries; requires reports to the legislature concerning the number of veterans who are incarcerated.

A2357A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 2357--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. LAVINE, LUPARDO, RUSSELL, SCHIMEL, SIMANOWITZ,
  JAFFEE, SKARTADOS, BROOK-KRASNY, BARRETT,  SCARBOROUGH,  COOK,  CLARK,
  MOYA,  OTIS,  PERRY  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CRESPO, CROUCH,
  CYMBROWITZ,  DUPREY,  FAHY,  JOHNS,  KEARNS,  MALLIOTAKIS,  McDONOUGH,
  McKEVITT,  MONTESANO,  RAIA -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Veterans' Affairs -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to providing certain
  benefits to veterans; and to amend the correction law, in relation  to
  requiring certain reports relating to veterans

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Subdivision 1 of section 3803 of the public health law, as
amended by chapter 743 of the laws  of  2006,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  There  is hereby created within the department the veterans health
care information program (referred to in this section as the "program"),
which shall provide information on health issues associated  with  mili-
tary duty, including but not limited to Agent Orange, SPINA BIFIDA, Gulf
War  Syndromes,  toxic  materials  or  harmful  physical agents such as,
depleted uranium, and hepatitis C,  AND  SPECIFIC  MENTAL  AND  PHYSICAL
HEALTH  ISSUES INCLUDING POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER, TRAUMATIC BRAIN
INJURY AND OTHER BRAIN-RELATED INJURIES, for veterans,  their  surviving
spouses, CHILDREN OF VETERANS and health care providers.
  S  2. Subdivision 1 of section 29 of the correction law, as amended by
section 12 of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011,  is
amended to read as follows:
  1.  The  department  shall  continue to collect, maintain, and analyze
statistical and other information  and  data  with  respect  to  persons
subject to the jurisdiction of the department, including but not limited
to: (a) the number of such persons: placed in the custody of the depart-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07378-02-5

assembly Bill A2443

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Creates the teacher training initiative fund for autism; appropriation

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Apr 12, 2016 held for consideration in education
Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
Jan 16, 2015 referred to education

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A2443 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §95-ee, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A4685
2011-2012: A275
2009-2010: A10644, A4580

A2443 - Summary

Creates the teacher training initiative fund for autism; appropriates funds therefor.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2443

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. MONTESANO, RAIA, FINCH, BROOK-KRASNY, CROUCH,
  SALADINO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARCLAY,  STEC,  TENNEY  --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Education

AN  ACT  to  amend the state finance law, in relation to creation of the
  teacher training initiative fund for autism; and making  an  appropri-
  ation therefor

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The state finance law is amended by adding  a  new  section
95-ee to read as follows:
  S  95-EE.  TEACHER  TRAINING  INITIATIVE  FUND FOR AUTISM. 1. THERE IS
HEREBY ESTABLISHED IN THE CUSTODY OF THE  STATE  COMPTROLLER  A  SPECIAL
FUND TO BE KNOWN AS THE TEACHER TRAINING INITIATIVE FUND FOR AUTISM.
  2.  SUCH FUND SHALL CONSIST OF ALL MONEYS APPROPRIATED FOR THE PURPOSE
OF SUCH FUND, ALL MONEYS TRANSFERRED  TO  SUCH  FUND  PURSUANT  TO  LAW,
CONTRIBUTIONS  CONSISTING OF PROMISES OR GRANTS OF ANY MONEY OR PROPERTY
OF ANY KIND OR VALUE, OR ANY OTHER THING OF VALUE, INCLUDING  GRANTS  OR
OTHER  FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FROM ANY AGENCY OF GOVERNMENT AND ALL MONEYS
REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION OR ANY OTHER LAW TO BE PAID INTO OR CREDITED TO
THE FUND.
  3. MONEYS OF THE FUND, WHEN  ALLOCATED,  SHALL  BE  AVAILABLE  TO  THE
COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION AND SHALL BE USED TO CREATE A TRAINING PROGRAM
FOR  PERSONS  WHO ARE TEACHERS AND THOSE WHO ARE STUDYING TO BE TEACHERS
TO TRAIN SUCH TEACHERS AND FUTURE TEACHERS IN TEACHING STUDENTS WHO HAVE
AUTISM.
  4. THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION  SHALL  PROMULGATE  RULES  AND  REGU-
LATIONS  FOR THE CREATION OF THE TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAM FOR AUTISM AND
USE OF THE FUNDS IN THE TEACHER TRAINING INITIATIVE FUND FOR AUTISM.
  5. MONIES SHALL BE PAYABLE FROM THE FUND ON THE AUDIT AND  WARRANT  OF
THE  COMPTROLLER  ON VOUCHERS APPROVED AND CERTIFIED BY THE COMMISSIONER
OF EDUCATION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05084-01-5

assembly Bill A2484

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires each violator of "Buster's Law" to register his or her name and address with the division of criminal justice services

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Jan 06, 2016 referred to agriculture
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A2484 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2935
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §352, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A4516A, A8443, S2305A
2011-2012: A1506A, S3804A
2009-2010: A10998

A2484 - Summary

Requires each violator of "Buster's Law" to register his or her name and

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2484

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BARRETT, TEDISCO, OTIS, ZEBROWSKI, COLTON, DiPIE-
  TRO, MONTESANO, CERETTO, RAIA, McDONOUGH, CORWIN, FINCH, BROOK-KRASNY,
  STECK,  SKOUFIS  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  -- M. of A. BARCLAY, CAMARA,
  DUPREY, GARBARINO, KATZ, KEARNS, MARKEY, McKEVITT, McLAUGHLIN, MOSLEY,
  RIVERA, SALADINO, SCHIMEL, SKARTADOS, THIELE, TITONE -- read once  and
  referred to the Committee on Agriculture

AN  ACT  to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to estab-
  lishing a public registry for persons convicted of violating "Buster's
  Law"

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a new
section 352 to read as follows:
  S 352. PUBLIC ANIMAL CRUELTY REGISTER. 1. ANY PERSON WHO IS  CONVICTED
OF  A  VIOLATION  OF  SECTION  THREE  HUNDRED FIFTY-ONE OR THREE HUNDRED
FIFTY-THREE-A OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL REGISTER WITH THE DIVISION OF CRIMI-
NAL JUSTICE SERVICES.  SUCH REGISTRATION SHALL BE MADE IN A  MANNER  AND
FORM  TO BE DETERMINED BY THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES, AND
SHALL INCLUDE, AT A MINIMUM, THE NAME AND ADDRESS  OF  SUCH  REGISTRANT.
THE  DIVISION  OF  CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES SHALL MAINTAIN REGISTRATION
INFORMATION RECEIVED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION IN A REGISTRY. SUCH REGIS-
TRY SHALL BE IN PRINT AND IN ELECTRONIC FORM AND SHALL BE  AVAILABLE  TO
THE  PUBLIC AS WELL AS ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT ENTITIES, DISTRICT ATTORNEYS,
DULY INCORPORATED HUMANE SOCIETIES,  SOCIETIES  FOR  THE  PREVENTION  OF
CRUELTY  TO  ANIMALS, DOG OR CAT PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATIONS, ANIMAL CONTROL
OFFICERS, BREEDERS OF ANIMALS, ANIMAL RESCUES AND PET STORES DOING BUSI-
NESS IN THIS STATE.  ANY PERSON REQUIRED TO REGISTER  PURSUANT  TO  THIS
SECTION SHALL REGISTER ANNUALLY, OR EACH TIME SUCH PERSON MOVES TO A NEW
ADDRESS  AND  SHALL  CONTINUE  TO  REGISTER UNTIL SUCH PERSON RECEIVES A
COURT ORDER ORDERING SUCH REGISTRATION TO CEASE. NO SUCH ORDER SHALL  BE
ISSUED  UNTIL SUCH PERSON FIRST DEMONSTRATES TO THE COURT THAT HE OR SHE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00006-01-5

assembly Bill A2494

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires the office of the mayor of certain cities to produce an annual report listing all contracts, memoranda of understanding or other agreements pertaining to additional police services

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Jan 06, 2016 referred to cities
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A2494 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S170
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Cities
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A8643A, S6000A

A2494 - Summary

Requires the office of the mayor of a city with a population of one million or more to produce an annual report listing all compacts, memoranda of understanding or other agreements pertaining to any additional police services and their associated cost.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2494

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. MOSLEY, GOTTFRIED, SEPULVEDA, BROOK-KRASNY --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of A. BRENNAN, CAMARA, COOK,  PERRY,  TITONE
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to require the office of the mayor of a city with a population of
  one  million or more to produce an annual report listing all compacts,
  memoranda of understanding or other agreements pertaining to any addi-
  tional police services and their associated cost

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.    In cities with a population of one million or more, the
office of the mayor shall produce a report no later than  the  first  of
April  each  year  listing  any  compacts  that are ongoing or have been
entered into within the preceding 24 months to provide additional police
services. The annual report shall include any  policies  and  procedures
that  regulate  additional  police services, a summary of all additional
police services provided, and the revenue received  for  any  additional
police services.
  S  2. "Additional police services" shall mean services provided by the
police department in cities with a population of  one  million  or  more
pursuant  to memoranda of understanding, private contracts, or any other
agreement with an entity other than the government of the city,  includ-
ing,  but  not  limited  to,  any agreement that requires reimbursement,
payment or transfer of funds to the government of  the  city,  including
one of its agencies, from another entity, public or private.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00054-01-5

assembly Bill A2535

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes an intergenerational educational and mentoring service program to provide assistance to students in elementary schools

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Jan 06, 2016 referred to aging
Jan 16, 2015 referred to aging

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A2535 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 4 §§401 - 405, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A5641
2011-2012: A4537
2009-2010: A3907

A2535 - Summary

Establishes an intergenerational educational and mentoring service program in the state office for the aging to provide assistance by persons age 55 or older to students in elementary schools; details grant funding, based on appropriations; describes reporting requirements.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2535

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT, MARKEY, COLTON, RIVERA, ABBATE,
  BROOK-KRASNY, CLARK, LUPARDO, MAGNARELLI, GUNTHER, DINOWITZ --  Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A.  BENEDETTO, GOTTFRIED, OAKS, PAULIN, RAMOS --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Aging

AN  ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to establishing an intergen-
  erational educational and mentoring service program

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. The elder law is amended by adding a new article 4 to read
as follows:
                                ARTICLE IV
                      INTERGENERATIONAL EDUCATIONAL
                          AND MENTORING SERVICE
                                 PROGRAM
SECTION 401. DEFINITIONS.
        402. LOCAL INTERGENERATIONAL EDUCATIONAL AND  MENTORING  SERVICE
               PROGRAMS.
        403. DUTIES OF THE DIRECTOR.
        404. FUNDING.
        405. REPORT.
  S 401. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  1.  "ADVISORY  COMMITTEE"  SHALL  MEAN  THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE
AGING ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION TWO HUNDRED TEN OF THIS CHAPTER.
  2. "DESIGNATED AGENCY" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS IS  ASCRIBED  TO
SUCH  TERM  BY  PARAGRAPH  (A) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED
FOURTEEN OF THIS CHAPTER.
  3. "DIRECTOR" SHALL MEAN THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE FOR THE AGING.
  4. "INTERGENERATIONAL EDUCATIONAL AND MENTORING PROGRAM" SHALL MEAN  A
STATEWIDE PROGRAM ADMINISTERED BY THE DIRECTOR, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE
COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION, THAT COORDINATES A NETWORK OF LOCAL INTERGEN-
ERATIONAL EDUCATIONAL AND MENTORING SERVICE PROGRAMS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06646-01-5

assembly Bill A2551

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes the "education investment incentives act"

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Mar 03, 2016 print number 2551a
Mar 03, 2016 amend and recommit to ways and means
Jan 06, 2016 referred to ways and means
Jan 16, 2015 referred to ways and means

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A2551 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §42, amd §§208, 210-B, 606, 615, Tax L; add Art 25 §§1209 - 1217, add §1503-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A1826D
2011-2012: A5081C
2009-2010: A10862

A2551 - Summary

Establishes the "education investment incentives act"; provides credits against income and corporate franchise tax for various qualified education investments including scholarships, education funds and instructional materials.

A2551 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2551

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CUSICK,  CRESPO, SIMANOWITZ, THIELE, MARKEY,
  MALLIOTAKIS,  GOLDFEDER,  BROOK-KRASNY,  BENEDETTO,  KEARNS,   HEVESI,
  PERRY,  BORELLI,  CURRAN,  WEPRIN,  ROZIC, BRINDISI, CLARK, RODRIGUEZ,
  RUSSELL,  DenDEKKER,  GJONAJ,  MILLER,  SKARTADOS,  MOSLEY,  SALADINO,
  FITZPATRICK,  ARROYO,  TITONE,  HIKIND,  McDONALD,  BRABENEC, CERETTO,
  GIGLIO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  AUBRY,  BLANKENBUSH,  BRAUN-
  STEIN,  BUTLER,  COLTON,  COOK, CROUCH, CYMBROWITZ, DiPIETRO, FARRELL,
  FINCH, GARBARINO,  GOODELL,  HAWLEY,  JEAN-PIERRE,  KATZ,  KIM,  KOLB,
  LALOR,  LOPEZ,  MAGEE, McLAUGHLIN, MONTESANO, NOJAY, ORTIZ, PALMESANO,
  PEOPLES-STOKES, PRETLOW, RA, RIVERA,  SCHIMEL,  SCHIMMINGER,  SIMOTAS,
  STEC,  TENNEY,  TITUS,  WEINSTEIN, WRIGHT -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Ways and Means

AN ACT to amend the tax law and the education law, in relation to enact-
  ing the "education investment incentives act"

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "education investment incentives act".
  S 2. Legislative findings and intent. The legislature hereby finds and
declares that:
  a. The education of the children of this state is one of  the  founda-
tions  of  a  strong  society  that  requires an academically robust and
financially sound school system, both public and non-public;
  b. At a time when the state is considering ways of  reducing  the  tax
burden  for New York state residents and educators are seeking an expan-
sion of financial resources, charitable giving for educational  purposes
should be encouraged;
  c.  Permitting  public education entities such as school districts and
individual public schools to accept and receive voluntary cash  contrib-
utions will be beneficial to taxpayers and educators;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07511-01-5

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A2551A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §42, amd §§208, 210-B, 606, 615, Tax L; add Art 25 §§1209 - 1217, add §1503-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A1826D
2011-2012: A5081C
2009-2010: A10862

A2551A - Summary

Establishes the "education investment incentives act"; provides credits against income and corporate franchise tax for various qualified education investments including scholarships, education funds and instructional materials.

A2551A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 2551--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CUSICK,  CRESPO, SIMANOWITZ, THIELE, MARKEY,
  MALLIOTAKIS, GOLDFEDER,  BENEDETTO,  KEARNS,  HEVESI,  PERRY,  CURRAN,
  WEPRIN,  ROZIC, RODRIGUEZ, DenDEKKER, GJONAJ, MILLER, SKARTADOS, SALA-
  DINO, FITZPATRICK, ARROYO, TITONE, HIKIND, McDONALD, BRABENEC, GIGLIO,
  OTIS, FINCH, WOZNIAK, GANTT, LAWRENCE, MOYA -- Multi-Sponsored  by  --
  M.  of A.   BLANKENBUSH, BRAUNSTEIN, COLTON, COOK, CORWIN, CYMBROWITZ,
  DAVILA, GARBARINO, GOODELL, GRAF, HAWLEY, KATZ, KOLB,  LALOR,  LENTOL,
  LOPEZ,  McLAUGHLIN, MONTESANO, NOJAY, OAKS, ORTIZ, PALMESANO, PALUMBO,
  PEOPLES-STOKES, PICHARDO, PRETLOW, RA, SCHIMMINGER, SIMOTAS,  SOLAGES,
  STEC,  TENNEY,  TITUS,  WEINSTEIN  --  read  once  and referred to the
  Committee on Ways and Means -- recommitted to the  Committee  on  Ways
  and  Means  in  accordance  with  Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the tax law and the education law, in relation to enact-
  ing the "education investment incentives act"

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "education investment incentives act".
  S 2. Legislative findings and intent. The legislature hereby finds and
declares that:
  a. The education of the children of this state is one of  the  founda-
tions  of  a  strong  society  that  requires an academically robust and
financially sound school system, both public and non-public;
  b. At a time when the state is considering ways of  reducing  the  tax
burden  for New York state residents and educators are seeking an expan-
sion of financial resources, charitable giving for educational  purposes
should be encouraged;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07511-02-6

A. 2551--A                          2

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