Bill Text: NY S03875 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Relates to reimbursement for studies for districts subject to reorganization when appropriated.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-06-12 - referred to education [S03875 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S03875-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    February 20, 2019
        Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- 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  reimbursement  for
          studies for districts subject to reorganization
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 3602 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
     2  new subdivision 14-a to read as follows:
     3    14-a.  Districts  shall be reimbursed for any actual expenses incurred
     4  relating to any study that is required by the department for purposes of
     5  approving a reorganization. For purposes of this  subdivision  the  term
     6  "reorganization"  shall  mean  any  merger, consolidation, or annexation
     7  eligible for aid under subdivision fourteen of this section.
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately; provided,  however,  that
     9  if  upon  such effective date, an appropriation to the education depart-
    10  ment shall not have been made for reimbursement of school districts  and
    11  boards  of  cooperative  educational services for the purposes of imple-
    12  menting the provisions of subdivision 14-a of section 3602 of the educa-
    13  tion law, as added by section one of this act, then this act shall  take
    14  effect  on  the forty-fifth day after such an appropriation is made, and
    15  provided, further, that the division of  the  budget  shall  notify  the
    16  legislative  bill  drifting  commission  upon  enactment whether such an
    17  appropriation has been made, and if such appropriation  shall  not  have
    18  been made on or before such date, the division of the budget shall noti-
    19  fy the legislative bill drafting commission upon the date such an appro-
    20  priation shall have been made, in order that the commission may maintain
    21  an  accurate  and timely effective data base of the official text of the
    22  laws of the state  of  New  York  in  furtherance  of  effectuating  the
    23  provisions  of section 44 of the legislative law and section 70-b of the
    24  public officers law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.