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AB3507 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 3, 2023
        Introduced  by M. of A. DeSTEFANO, BRABENEC, MILLER, McDONOUGH, MORINEL-
          LO, J. M. GIGLIO, MANKTELOW,  BLANKENBUSH,  SMITH  --  read  once  and
          referred to the Committee on Education
        AN  ACT  amend  the  education  law, in relation to excluding tax levies
          necessary for expenditures increasing school safety or  security  from
          the school district tax levy limit
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subparagraphs (iii) and (iv) of paragraph i of  subdivision
     2  2  of section 2023-a of the education law, as added by section 2 of part
     3  A of chapter 97 of the laws of 2011, are amended and a new  subparagraph
     4  (v) is added to read as follows:
     5    (iii)  in  years in which the normal contribution rate of the New York
     6  state teachers' retirement system, as defined by paragraph a of subdivi-
     7  sion two of section five hundred seventeen of this chapter, increases by
     8  more than two percentage points from  the  previous  year,  a  tax  levy
     9  necessary  for  expenditures  for  the  coming  fiscal  year  for school
    10  district employer contributions to the New York state teachers'  retire-
    11  ment  system  caused by growth in the normal contribution rate minus two
    12  percentage points; [and]
    13    (iv) a capital tax levy[.]; and
    14    (v) a tax levy necessary for expenditures increasing school safety  or
    15  security.
    16    § 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 6 of section 2023-a of the education
    17  law,  as added by section 2 of part A of chapter 97 of the laws of 2011,
    18  is amended to read as follows:
    19    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, in the
    20  event the trustee, trustees or board of education of a  school  district
    21  that is subject to the provisions of this section proposes a budget that
    22  will  require  a tax levy that exceeds the tax levy limit for the corre-
    23  sponding school year, not including any levy necessary  to  support  the

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

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     1  expenditures  pursuant  to subparagraphs (i) through [(iv)] (v) of para-
     2  graph i of subdivision two of this section, then such  budget  shall  be
     3  approved  if sixty percent of the votes cast thereon are in the affirma-
     4  tive.
     5    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
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