Bill S5031A-2011

Provides for the expeditious payment of public high cost excess cost aid for the 2008 - 2009 school year to the Wyandanch union free school district

Provides for the expeditious payment of public high cost excess cost aid for the 2008 - 2009 school year to the Wyandanch union free school district from funds appropriated for prior year claims.

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Actions

  • Jun 12, 2012: referred to education
  • Jun 12, 2012: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jun 12, 2012: PASSED SENATE
  • Jun 12, 2012: ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1167
  • Jun 12, 2012: COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • Jun 12, 2012: REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • Mar 6, 2012: REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • Jan 4, 2012: REFERRED TO EDUCATION
  • Jan 4, 2012: returned to senate
  • Jan 4, 2012: died in assembly
  • Jun 16, 2011: referred to education
  • Jun 16, 2011: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jun 16, 2011: PASSED SENATE
  • May 23, 2011: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • May 23, 2011: AMENDED 5031A
  • May 18, 2011: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • May 17, 2011: 1ST REPORT CAL.733
  • May 2, 2011: REFERRED TO EDUCATION

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Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Education - Mar 6, 2012
Ayes (17): Flanagan, Farley, Lanza, LaValle, Marcellino, Maziarz, Ranzenhofer, Robach, Saland, Seward, Addabbo, Avella, Breslin, Montgomery, Serrano, Stavisky, Huntley
Excused (1): Oppenheimer

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S5031A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to provide for the payment of public high cost excess cost aid for the 2008-2009 school year to the Wyandanch union free school district

PURPOSE: This bill provides for the expeditious payment of public high cost excess cost aid for the 2008-2009 school year to the Wyandanch union free school district.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill requires the New York State Education Department to pay to Wyandanch UFSD the 2008-2009 public high cost excess aid that it is entitled to from the supplemental aid payable during the 2011-2012 state fiscal year prior to the payment of supplemental aid to any other school district.

Section 2 of the bill contains the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION: The Wyandanch UFSD, through administrative oversight, failed to apply for its NYS Department of Education 2008-2009 "public high cost excess cost aid" worth approximately $1.5 Million. The District is currently facing considerable lay-offs and the receipt of the aforementioned aid in the 2001-2012 school year would allow many of those jobs to be saved.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None. These monies are already designated to be paid by the Department of Education.

LOCAL FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: Timely infusion of $1,500,000 to the Wyandanch UFSD.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 5031--A Cal. No. 733 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN SENATE May 2, 2011 ___________
Introduced by Sen. JOHNSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second report, amended on second report, ordered to a third reading, and to be reprinted as amended, retaining its place in the order of third read- ing AN ACT to provide for the payment of public high cost excess cost aid for the 2008-2009 school year to the Wyandanch union free school district THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Notwithstanding the provisions in subdivision 5 of section 3602 of the education law or any other provision of law to the contrary, with regard to the payment of public high cost excess cost aid for the 2008-2009 school year to the Wyandanch union free school district, the failure of such school district to timely apply therefor shall not be deemed to prohibit or impede the education department from making payment of such aid in a timely manner. The education department shall pay such public high cost excess cost aid to the Wyandanch union free school district for the 2008-2009 school year from funds appropriated for payment of prior year claims, and such aid shall be paid to such school district prior to the payment of such funds to any other school district after the effective date of this act. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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