senate Bill S2139A

Relates to permitted uses for state aid to municipalities in which a video lottery gaming facility is located

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 18 / Jan / 2011
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 04 / Jan / 2012
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 05 / Jan / 2012
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO FINANCE
  • 05 / Jan / 2012
    • PRINT NUMBER 2139A
  • 25 / Apr / 2012
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.577
  • 26 / Apr / 2012
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 30 / Apr / 2012
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 19 / Jun / 2012
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 19 / Jun / 2012
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 19 / Jun / 2012
    • REFERRED TO WAYS AND MEANS

Summary

Relates to permitting state aid provided to municipalities in which a video lottery gaming facility is located to be used for transportation improvements and highway repairs.

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Bill Details

Versions:
S2139
S2139A
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Current Committee:
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง54-l, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Cycle:
S2887

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S2139A

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the state finance law, in relation to permitted uses for state
aid to municipalities in which a video lottery gaming facility is
located

PURPOSE:
This bill relates to permitted uses for state aid to municipalities in
which a video lottery gaming facility is located.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1: Subdivision 3 of section 54 of the finance law, as added
by section 1 of part J of Chapter 57 of the laws of 2011 is amended
to include funding highway repairs and transportation improvements
among the approved uses of State aid from VLT revenues by eligible
municipalities.

Section 2: Effective Date

JUSTIFICATION:
This legislation allows funds received by municipalities through VLT
revenue to be used for highway funding repairs and transportation
improvements.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
S.2887 of 2009: Referred to Finance
S.8795 of 2008: Referred to Rules

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 2139--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance -- recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on Finance in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to permitted uses for
  state  aid  to municipalities in which a video lottery gaming facility
  is located

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Subdivision 3 of section 54-l of the state finance law, as
added by section 1 of part J of chapter 57  of  the  laws  of  2011,  is
amended to read as follows:
  3.  a.  State  aid payments made to an eligible city pursuant to para-
graph a of subdivision two of this section shall  be  used  to  increase
support for public schools in such city.
  b.  State  aid  payments  made to an eligible municipality pursuant to
paragraph b of subdivision two of this section shall  be  used  by  such
eligible municipality to: (i) defray local costs associated with a video
lottery  gaming  facility[,  or];  (ii) minimize or reduce real property
taxes; OR (III) FUND HIGHWAY REPAIRS AND TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01421-02-2

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