N.Y. Education Law Section 3713
Acceptance of funds appropriated by federal government


The state, any school district or its trustees or board of education is hereby authorized and empowered to accept the provisions of any law of the United States making appropriations for the purpose of defraying the cost of providing the public education, the cost of planning and constructing public school facilities or any other educational purpose.


The commissioner of education, hereby designated as the state educational agency, is authorized and empowered to cooperate with such agency as the federal government shall designate to carry out the provisions of such law.


The commissioner of taxation and finance and the state comptroller are appointed as joint custodians of all money given to the state by the United States under the authority of such law, and such money shall be paid out in the manner provided by such act for the purposes therein specified.

Source: Section 3713 — Acceptance of funds appropriated by federal government, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/EDN/3713 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

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