S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 3246 A. 5194 2011-2012 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y February 14, 2011 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. FARLEY -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. AMEDORE, CALHOUN, CORWIN, SAYWARD, JORDAN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BURLING -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the projection of increases in school enrollment THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: 1 Section 1. Subparagraph (v) of paragraph b of subdivision 4 of section 2 2023 of the education law, as separately amended by section 1 of part D2 3 of chapter 57 and chapter 422 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as 4 follows: 5 (v) expenditures in the contingency budget attributable to projected 6 increases in public school enrollment, which, for the purpose of this 7 subdivision, may include increases attributable to the enrollment of 8 students attending a pre-kindergarten program established in accordance 9 with section thirty-six hundred two-e of this chapter, to be computed 10 based upon an increase in enrollment from the year prior to the base 11 year for which the budget is being adopted to the base year for which 12 the budget is being adopted, provided that where the trustees or board 13 of education have documented evidence that a further increase in enroll- 14 ment will occur during the school year for which the contingency budget 15 is prepared because of new construction, inception of a pre-kindergarten 16 program, growth or similar factors, the expenditures attributable to 17 such additional enrollment may also be disregarded. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY 18 OTHER PROVISION OF THIS SUBDIVISION, IN DETERMINING PROJECTED INCREASES 19 IN PUBLIC SCHOOL ENROLLMENT, A SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL COMPUTE PROJECTED 20 ENROLLMENT FOR THE CURRENT SCHOOL YEAR IN THE SAME MANNER AS SET FORTH EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07874-01-1 S. 3246 2 A. 5194 1 IN PARAGRAPH G OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION THIRTY-SIX HUNDRED TWO OF 2 THIS CHAPTER; 3 S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of July next succeeding 4 the date on which it shall have become a law.