S.33-A DeFrancisco/A.3547-A Nolan

Summary of Provisions

This bill would update the Education Law to restrict BOCES district superintendent salaries to 98 percent of the education commissioner’s 2016-17 salary rather than the 2003-2004 salary as the law is currently written.

S.425 Marcellino/A.9546 Buchwald

Summary of Provisions

This bill would require businesses that make payments in lieu of taxes (PILOTs) to provide local governments and school districts with notice of their intention to challenge their assessment.


S.6502 Marcellino/A.8463 Thiele

Summary of Provisions

This bill would authorize the Department of Motor Vehicles to forward fingerprints to the State Education Department in order to eliminate duplicative fingerprinting processes for bus drivers.

S.7376 Marcellino/A.7966-A Nolan

Summary of Provisions

This bill would provide an incentive for school districts to share pupil transportation and reduce costs to districts and the state.

S.4737 Carlucci/A.6823 Jaffee

Summary of Provisions

This bill would amend the town law to allow school districts to collect their own taxes without having to seek permission from their town(s).


S.3017 Young/A.4769 Jaffee

Summary of Provisions

This bill would amend the General Municipal Law to authorize Boards of Cooperative Education Services (BOCES) to establish workers’ compensation reserve funds.


S.618-A Little/A.5484-A Galef

Summary of Provisions

The legislation would allow municipal corporations to value cooperative and condominium units the same as they would other property in order to alleviate the negative impacts placed on localities by current statute.


A.8104-A Paulin

Summary of Provisions

The legislation amends Paragraph (e) of subdivision (14) of Section 305 of the Education Law to permit school districts to award food service contract based on best value.

 


S.2924 DeFrancisco/A.4266 Cusick

Summary of Provisions

This bill would require public owners and contractors to release retainage to subcontractors within sixty days of the substantial completion of work.

S.5795 Marcellino / A.7675 Buchwald

Summary of Provisions

This bill would amend the education law to require school districts to provide notice of reserve funds and reserves funded by resolution and to require that each school district post on its website, if any, a final annual budget and any multi-year financial plan adopted by the board of education or trustees.   

S.6906 Ranzenhofer/A.10136 Cusick

Summary of Provisions

This bill would add a legal requirement upon public owners to prohibit such owners, including school districts, from rejecting late claims submitted by a contractor unless the failure to provide a timely claim has materially harmed the school district.   

S.6315 DeFrancisco/A.9868 Cusick

Summary of Provisions

This bill would clarify the definition of “substantial completion” of a project, and require public owners to submit a punch list of remaining items to contractors within fourteen days of substantial completion.  This bill would restrict public owner’s ability to hold retainage on construction projects.

S.5984 Golden/A.8019 O’Donnell

Summary of Provisions

This bill would restore employee protection provisions to school bus contracts in New York City, allow for the use of the employment cost index for the calculation of the extension of school bus contracts, and exempt school bus purchases from sales tax.