senate Bill S6170A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to a prohibition on diversion of funds dedicated to public transportation systems

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 22, 2012 print number 6170a
Mar 22, 2012 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Jan 09, 2012 referred to finance

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S6170 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9017
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §182, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S3837, A5084

S6170 - Summary

Relates to a prohibition on diversion of funds dedicated to public transportation systems.

S6170 - Sponsor Memo

S6170 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6170

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2012
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the executive law,  in  relation  to  a  prohibition  on
  diversion  of  funds  dedicated  to  the  metropolitan  transportation
  authority or the New York city transit  authority  and  any  of  their
  subsidiaries

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

  Section 1. Section 182 of the executive law, as amended by  section  1
of  part  J  of  chapter  56  of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as
follows:
  S 182. Diversion of funds dedicated to the metropolitan transportation
authority or the New York  city  transit  authority  and  any  of  their
subsidiaries  to  the  general  fund of the state is prohibited.  1. The
director shall be prohibited from diverting revenues derived from  taxes
and  fees paid by the public into any fund created by law including, but
not limited to sections eighty-eight-a and eighty-nine-c  of  the  state
finance law and chapter twenty-five of the laws of two thousand nine for
the  purpose of funding the metropolitan transportation authority or the
New York city transit authority and any of their subsidiaries  into  the
general  fund  of  the  state  or into any other fund maintained for the
support of another governmental purpose. No diversion of funds can occur
contrary to this section by an administrative act of the director or any
other person in the executive branch [unless  the  governor  declares  a
fiscal emergency, and communicates such emergency to the temporary pres-
ident of the senate and speaker of the assembly, and] BUT CAN OCCUR ONLY
UPON  a statute [is] enacted into law authorizing a diversion that would
otherwise be prohibited by this section.
  2. IF ANY DIVERSION OF FUNDS OCCURS BY PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION DURING A
REGULAR OR EXTRAORDINARY SESSION  OF  THE  LEGISLATURE,  THE  BUDGET  OR
LEGISLATION  DIVERTING  FUNDS SHALL INCLUDE A DIVERSION IMPACT STATEMENT
WHICH INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
  (A) THE AMOUNT OF THE DIVERSION FROM DEDICATED MASS TRANSIT FUNDS;
  (B) THE AMOUNT DIVERTED FROM EACH FUND;

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

Co-Sponsors

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S6170A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9017
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §182, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S3837, A5084

S6170A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to a prohibition on diversion of funds dedicated to public transportation systems.

S6170A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6170A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6170--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GOLDEN, ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Finance  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law,  in  relation  to  a  prohibition  on
  diversion of funds dedicated to public transportation systems

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

  Section 1. Section 182 of the executive law, as amended by  section  1
of  part  J  of  chapter  56  of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as
follows:
  S 182. Diversion of funds dedicated to [the  metropolitan  transporta-
tion  authority  or the New York city transit authority and any of their
subsidiaries] PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS to the general fund  of  the
state  OR  TO  ANY OTHER PURPOSE, is prohibited.  1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF
THIS SECTION, THE TERM "PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION  SYSTEM"  SHALL  MEAN  ANY
PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION CONSTITUTING A TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY WHICH
PROVIDES OR CONTRACTS FOR THE PROVISION OF, UNDER JOINT SUPPORT ARRANGE-
MENTS,  MASS  TRANSPORTATION  SERVICES,  OR A SUBSIDIARY THEREOF, OR ANY
COUNTY OR CITY WHICH PROVIDES OR CONTRACTS FOR THE PROVISION OF,  PURSU-
ANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED NINETEEN-R OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW, MASS
TRANSPORTATION SERVICES.
  2.  The  director  OF  THE  BUDGET  shall be prohibited from diverting
revenues derived from taxes and fees paid by the public  into  any  fund
created  by  law  including,  but not limited to sections eighty-eight-a
[and], eighty-nine-c AND NINETY-TWO-FF of  the  state  finance  law  and
chapter  twenty-five of the laws of two thousand nine for the purpose of
funding [the metropolitan transportation authority or the New York  city
transit  authority  and any of their subsidiaries] PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
SYSTEMS into the general fund of the state or into any other fund  main-
tained  for the support of another governmental purpose. No diversion of
funds can occur contrary to this section by an administrative act of the
director OF THE BUDGET or any  other  person  in  the  executive  branch
[unless  the governor declares a fiscal emergency, and communicates such

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

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