senate Bill S6275

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits the diversion of resources from dedicated funds derived from taxes and fees that support the Niagara frontier transportation authority

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Jan 19, 2012 referred to finance

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S6275 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9120
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง183, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S2074, A3493
2015-2016: S4523, A3208

S6275 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the diversion of resources from dedicated funds derived from taxes and fees that support the Niagara frontier transportation authority and its subsidiaries.

S6275 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6275 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6275

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GRISANTI,  MAZIARZ, RANZENHOFER -- 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 resources from dedicated funds  derived  from  taxes  and
  fees  that  support  the Niagara frontier transportation authority and
  its subsidiaries in certain instances

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 183 to
read as follows:
  S  183. DIVERSION OF FUNDS DEDICATED TO THE NIAGARA FRONTIER TRANSPOR-
TATION AUTHORITY AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES TO THE GENERAL FUND OF  THE  STATE
IS PROHIBITED. 1. THE DIRECTOR SHALL BE PROHIBITED FROM DIVERTING REVEN-
UES DERIVED FROM TAXES AND FEES PAID BY THE PUBLIC INTO ANY FUND CREATED
BY LAW INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED, TO SECTION NINETY-NINE-H OF THE STATE
FINANCE LAW, AS AMENDED BY CHAPTER SEVEN HUNDRED FORTY-SEVEN OF THE LAWS
OF  TWO  THOUSAND  SIX,  FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING THE NIAGARA FRONTIER
TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AND ANY OF ITS 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 BUT CAN OCCUR ONLY UPON A STATUTE 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 FUNDS;
  (B) THE AMOUNT DIVERTED FROM EACH FUND;
  (C) THE AMOUNT DIVERTED EXPRESSED AS CURRENT MONTHLY FARES;
  (D) THE CUMULATIVE AMOUNT OF DIVERSION FROM DEDICATED FUNDS DURING THE
PRECEDING FIVE YEARS;

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

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