Bill Text: NY A01585 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Relates to the definition of tuition for children with handicapping conditions.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 17-3)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-15 - referred to education [A01585 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A01585-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 15, 2019
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A. ABINANTI, PRETLOW, SIMON, BENEDETTO, GUNTHER,
          JAFFEE  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, GALEF, HEVESI,
          LUPARDO, MOSLEY, THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee  on
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to the definition of
          "tuition" for children with handicapping conditions
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Subdivision  5  of  section 4401 of the education law, as
     2  amended by chapter 470 of the laws  of  1977,  is  amended  to  read  as
     3  follows:
     4    5.  "Tuition"  shall  mean  the  per  pupil  cost of all instructional
     5  services, supplies and equipment, the operation, maintenance and  admin-
     6  istration of instructional facilities and allocable debt service for the
     7  instructional  facilities,  as determined by the commissioner. [Approved
     8  tuition] It shall also include direct reimbursement  outside  the  total
     9  costs  screens,  of actual public expenses calculated annually.  Tuition
    10  shall be computed from expenditures  from  which  no  revenue  has  been
    11  received from the following sources:
    12    (a) receipts from the federal government;
    13    (b) any cash receipts which reduce the cost of an item applied against
    14  the item therefor, except gifts, donations and earned interest, and
    15    (c) any refunds made or any apportionment or payment received from the
    16  state  for  experimental  or special programs as approved by the commis-
    17  sioner.
    18    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.