senate Bill S6944

Relates to the definition of certain covered projects; relates to making certain provisions of the authorities budget office permanent

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  • 13 / Apr / 2012
    • REFERRED TO LABOR
  • 01 / May / 2012
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.637
  • 02 / May / 2012
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 07 / May / 2012
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 20 / Jun / 2012
    • SUBSTITUTED BY A9941

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Relates to the definition of certain covered projects; relates to making certain provisions of the authorities budget office permanent.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9941
Versions:
S6944
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2879-b, Pub Auth L; amd §31, Chap 506 of 2009

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BILL NUMBER:S6944

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the public authorities law, in relation to the definition of
certain covered projects; and to amend chapter 506 of the laws of 2009,
relating to creating the authorities budget office, in relation to
making certain sections permanent

PURPOSE OF THE BILL:
This bill extends section 14-a of chapter 506 of
the laws of 2009 as it pertains to covered projects for hotel and
convention centers.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
§ 1- Amends the definition of a "covered project" to clarify that it
is the entity which the authority enters into an agreement with is
the covered entity.

§ 2- Amends § 14-a of chapter 506 of the laws of 2009 to extend the
effectiveness thereof.

§ 3- Effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:
Present law, which is set to expire June 30, 2012,
provides that a hotel or convention center which falls under the
definition of a covered project will be subject to labor neutrality
contained in section 14-a of the public authorities reform act of 2009.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
Chapter 506 of the laws of 2009

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  6944

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 13, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in  relation  to  the  defi-
  nition  of  certain  covered projects; and to amend chapter 506 of the
  laws of 2009, relating to creating the authorities budget  office,  in
  relation to making certain sections permanent

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

  Section 1. Paragraph c of subdivision  1  of  section  2879-b  of  the
public  authorities law, as added by chapter 506 of the laws of 2009, is
amended to read as follows:
  (c) "Covered project" means any project in which an  authority  enters
into  an  agreement  for  a development after the effective date of this
section, where: (i) a hotel is one of the  principal  functions  of  the
project; (ii) the [recipient of authority financing] ENTITY THE AUTHORI-
TY  ENTERS  INTO  AN  AGREEMENT  WITH or its contractor or subcontractor
contracts for the development of such hotel or convention center;  (iii)
the  authority has a substantial proprietary interest in the project, or
in the hotel or convention center; and  (iv)  the  hotel  or  convention
center will have more than fifteen employees.
  S 2. Section 31 of chapter 506 of the laws of 2009, relating to creat-
ing the authorities budget office, is amended to read as follows:
  S 31. This act shall take effect March 1, 2010; provided, however that
the  amendments to paragraph (b) of subdivision 11 and subdivision 13 of
section 310 of the executive law made by sections twenty-one  and  twen-
ty-one-a of this act shall not affect the expiration of such section and
shall  be  deemed  to  expire  therewith;  provided  further,  that  the
provisions  of  sections  eleven-b,  eleven-c,  eleven-d,  eleven-f  and
eleven-g  of this act shall not apply to any executive director or chief
executive officer appointed prior to the effective date  of  this  act[;
provided  further,  that section fourteen-a of this act shall expire and
be deemed repealed June 30, 2012]; and provided  further,  that  section
twenty-a  of  this  act  shall  apply  only  to the disposal of property
authorized by the board of a public authority after such effective date.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15368-01-2

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