assembly Bill A6760

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Relates to acts of the Legislature having fiscal impacts on local governments

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Jul 01, 2010 held for consideration in ways and means
Jan 06, 2010 referred to ways and means
Apr 08, 2009 opinion referred to judiciary
Mar 13, 2009 to attorney-general for opinion
Mar 12, 2009 referred to ways and means

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A6760 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Add Art 9 ยง4, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5983
2013-2014: A6068
2015-2016: A5384
2017-2018: A5186
2019-2020: A5365
2021-2022: A6102

A6760 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the legislature to provide funding to reimburse localities for the costs associated with expenditures made as a requirement of any law which mandates the undertaking of a new program or increases the level of service of an existing program by a locality; requires the legislature to establish procedures for the allocation of funds among the local governments.

A6760 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  6760

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 12, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. BURLING, CALHOUN, KOLB, GIGLIO, HAWLEY, FINCH,
  P. LOPEZ, WALKER -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BACALLES,  BARCLAY,
  BARRA,  BUTLER,  DUPREY,  ERRIGO,  McDONOUGH,  MOLINARO,  OAKS,  RAIA,
  SAYWARD, SPANO, TEDISCO, THIELE, TOWNSEND -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Ways and Means

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to article 9 of the constitution, in relation  to
  acts of the legislature having fiscal impact on local governments

  Section  1.  Resolved  (if  the  Senate concur), That article 9 of the
constitution be amended by adding a new section 4 to read as follows:
  S 4. THE LEGISLATURE SHALL PROVIDE STATE FUNDING TO REIMBURSE  CITIES,
COUNTIES,  TOWNS, AND/OR VILLAGES FOR THE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH EXPENDI-
TURES MADE AS A REQUIREMENT FOR ANY LAW, GENERAL OR  SPECIAL,  EFFECTIVE
THE  FIRST  DAY  OF JANUARY SUCCEEDING THE APPROVAL OF THE VOTERS, WHICH
MANDATES THE UNDERTAKING OF A NEW PROGRAM  OR  INCREASES  THE  LEVEL  OF
SERVICE  OF AN EXISTING PROGRAM BY A CITY, COUNTY, TOWN, OR VILLAGE. THE
LEGISLATURE SHALL ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR THE ALLOCATION OF FUNDS AMONG
THE CITIES, COUNTIES, TOWNS, AND/OR VILLAGES.
  THIS REQUIREMENT SHALL NOT APPLY WHERE FEDERAL REIMBURSEMENT OR MATCH-
ING FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE AND SUCH PROVISION WOULD  DISQUALIFY  A  MUNICI-
PALITY, OR IMPAIR A MUNICIPALITY'S ABILITY, TO PARTICIPATE IN OR RECEIVE
SUCH  FEDERAL FUNDS. THE LEGISLATURE SHALL, IN ITS DISCRETION, DETERMINE
IF STATE FUNDING SHALL BE PROVIDED  FOR  THE  SUPPORT  OF  SUCH  FEDERAL
PROGRAMS PROVIDED BY A MUNICIPALITY.
  S  2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment be
referred to the first regular legislative session  convening  after  the
next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
published for three months previous to the time of such election.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD89069-01-9