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Bill Memos & Positions

2019-20 Legislative Session Council Positions



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2019 Memoranda

Ten Legislative Actions for School Success

Support Increase Earning Limitation for Retirees

Support Exempting Schools from Paid Time Off for Elections

Support Eliminating the Religious Exemption for Vaccinations

Oppose Consolidating 11 Aids into "Services Aid" and reducing Building Aid

Oppose State Control Over School Funding Allocations 

Support Authorizing School Districts to Save for Future Teacher Pension Obligations




Oppose Making the Tax Cap Permanent Without Changes

Support Adjusting the BOCES Superintendent Salary Cap

Support Polling Place Safety for Schools

Support Increasing the Limit on Capital Outlays for Small School Construction Projects

Student Health Concerns — Vaping, "Tobacco 21," Cannabis Legalization

School Bus Proposals

Support Authorizing Tuition-Free Dual Enrollment Courses at SUNY Community Colleges



2018 Memoranda

Council/NYSSBA Joint Memo in Support of TRS Reserve Fund

ECB Memo in Opposition to 529 Vouchers in State Budget

Memo in Opposition-529 Plan Vouchers 

Memo In Support-Prior Year Claim Payback

Memo In Support-Transportation Piggybacking

Memo In Support-Increase Retiree Earning Limitations

2017 Memoranda

Memo in Support-Adequate Increase in School Aid

Memo in Support-Fix the Tax Cap

Memo in Support-TRS Reserve Fund

Memo in Support-District Superintendent Salary Cap Increase

Memo in Opposition-Division of Human Rights Jurisdiction

Memo in Opposition-Charter School Funding Increase

Memo in Opposition-DOB Unilateral Authority

Memo in Support-Prior Year Claims Repayment

Memo in Support-Special Act Rate Setting

2016 Memoranda

2015 Memoranda

2013 Memoranda

2012 Memoranda

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