Provides for the elimination of certain reporting requirements imposed on school districts and local governments.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7768 IN SENATE June 18, 2012 ___________Introduced by Sens. LITTLE, MARTINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT providing for the elimination of burdensome reporting require- ments imposed on school districts and local governments THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, any provision of statute or regulation that requires a local government or school district to submit a report to a state agency shall expire and be deemed repealed on April 1, 2013; provided, however, that all provisions of such statutes and regulations other than such specific reporting requirements shall be unaffected by the repeal of such reporting requirements and remain in full force and effect. S 2. Every state agency and authority shall prepare and submit to the mandate relief council, on or before December 31, 2012, a report that identifies each report it receives from local governments and school districts pursuant to statutory or regulatory requirements and, for each such report, explains the agency's or authority's need for the report, makes a recommendation to eliminate or continue the reporting require- ment, and, where the recommendation is to continue the reporting requirement, makes additional recommendations including but not limited to the secure electronic transmission of data directly to state agencies and authorities to reduce the burden the reporting requirement imposes on local governments and school districts. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD16329-01-2