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A04345 Summary:

BILL NOA04345
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORWeprin
 
COSPNSRD'Urso, Seawright, Colton, Rivera, Hyndman
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add 342-b, Ed L; add 89-j, St Fin L
 
Establishes the SAT school day program and the SAT school day fund; directs the department of education to establish and maintain the SAT school day program to enter into contract with the college board to provide the annual administration of the SATs at all public secondary schools free of charge during one regular school day.
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A04345 Actions:

BILL NOA04345
 
02/04/2019referred to education
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A04345 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          4345
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    February 4, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. WEPRIN, D'URSO, SEAWRIGHT, COLTON, RIVERA, HYND-
          MAN -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education
 
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing  the  SAT
          school day program; and to amend the state finance law, in relation to
          establishing the SAT school day fund

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section  342-b
     2  to read as follows:
     3    § 342-b. SAT school day program. 1. The department shall establish and
     4  maintain the SAT school day program whereby the department shall utilize
     5  funds  made  available from the SAT school day fund, pursuant to section
     6  eighty-nine-j of the state finance law, to enter into contract with  the
     7  college  board  to  provide  the annual administration of the Scholastic
     8  Aptitude Test to all test subjects at all public secondary schools  free
     9  of charge during a regular school day.
    10    2.  Each  test subject shall be permitted to take the Scholastic Apti-
    11  tude Test free of  charge,  as  provided  in  subdivision  one  of  this
    12  section, only once.
    13    §  2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 89-j to
    14  read as follows:
    15    § 89-j. SAT school day fund. 1. There is  hereby  established  in  the
    16  joint  custody of the state comptroller and the commissioner of taxation
    17  and finance, a special fund to be known as the "SAT school day fund".
    18    2. Such fund shall consist of any moneys appropriated to the  fund  by
    19  the  state  in  addition  to  all other moneys appropriated, credited or
    20  transferred thereto from any other fund or source pursuant to law. Noth-
    21  ing contained herein shall prevent  the  state  from  receiving  grants,
    22  gifts  or  bequests  for  the  purposes  of  the fund as defined in this
    23  section and depositing them into the fund according to law.
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD08580-01-9

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     1    3. Monies of the fund shall be expended only for the administration of
     2  the Scholastic Aptitude Test to test subjects  in  accordance  with  the
     3  provisions of section three hundred forty-two-b of the education law.
     4    4.  Monies  shall be payable from the fund on the audit and warrant of
     5  the comptroller on vouchers approved by the commissioner of education.
     6    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
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