senate Bill S1867

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Creates the public authority inspector general and provides for greater accountability of industrial development agencies, preservation of open space, health care

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 13, 2011 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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S1867 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 1-B §§55 - 57, amd §51, Pub Auth L; amd §§854, 856, 858, 868 & 874, add §§857, 885 & 959-c, Gen Muni L; add Art 9-B §930, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5225

S1867 - Summary

Creates the public authority inspector general to investigate public authorities, including industrial development agencies and provides for greater accountability of industrial development agencies, including oversight by the public authorities control board; provides for preservation of public open space by industrial development agencies, greater legal compliance by IDA financial assistance recipients, and health care coverage for certain workers on IDA projects or facilities; subjects empire zone certified businesses to prevailing wage and health care coverage requirements.

S1867 - Sponsor Memo

S1867 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1867

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities
  and Commissions

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to  establishing
  the position of the public authorities inspector general; to amend the
  public  authorities  law and the general municipal law, in relation to
  the accountability of industrial development agencies  and  prevailing
  wage  requirements  for  industrial  development  agency  projects and
  certain empire zone work; and to  amend  the  public  health  law,  in
  relation  to  providing health care coverage for workers on industrial
  development agency projects and certain empire zone work

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

  Section 1. The public authorities law is amended by adding a new arti-
cle 1-B to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 1-B
                  PUBLIC AUTHORITIES INSPECTOR GENERAL
SECTION 55. PUBLIC  AUTHORITIES  INSPECTOR GENERAL; APPOINTMENT; TERM OF
              OFFICE.
        56. OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES INSPECTOR GENERAL.
        57. AUTHORITY OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL.
  S 55. PUBLIC  AUTHORITIES  INSPECTOR  GENERAL;  APPOINTMENT;  TERM  OF
OFFICE.  1. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  A.  THE TERM "ATTORNEY GENERAL" SHALL MEAN THE NEW YORK STATE ATTORNEY
GENERAL;
  B. THE TERM "INSPECTOR GENERAL"  SHALL  MEAN  THE  PUBLIC  AUTHORITIES
INSPECTOR GENERAL CREATED BY SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION; AND
  C.  THE  TERM  "PUBLIC AUTHORITY" SHALL INCLUDE ANY AUTHORITY OR OTHER
PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION CREATED IN THIS CHAPTER  OR  ANY  OTHER  LAW,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO AN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05820-01-1

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