senate Bill S1294A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires any state mandated program imposed on municipalities and school districts to be funded by the state

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 20, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 27, 2014 print number 1294a
amend and recommit to local government
Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 10, 2013 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 04, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1027
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 22, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 09, 2013 referred to local government

Votes

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May 20, 2014 - Local Government committee Vote

S1294A
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: May 20, 2014

Jun 4, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S1294
22
1
committee
22
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 22, 2013 - Local Government committee Vote

S1294
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 22, 2013

Co-Sponsors

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S1294 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4861A
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §25, Gen Muni L; add §1527-a, Ed L; amd §666, Exec L

S1294 - Summary

Requires that the state fund any program which imposes a mandate upon municipal corporations or school districts; establishes criteria for any exemption from such law if such mandate is ordered by the judiciary, pursuant to an executive order or requested by the locality; expands the reporting requirements of the mandate relief council.

S1294 - Sponsor Memo

S1294 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1294

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law  and  the  education  law,  in
  relation to prohibiting the establishment of certain programs mandated
  for  municipal  corporations and school districts unless such programs
  are fully funded by the state; and to  amend  the  executive  law,  in
  relation to the mandate relief council

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

  Section 1.   The general municipal law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 25 to read as follows:
  S  25.  FUNDING  OF MANDATES. 1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION,
THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS UNLESS THE CONTEXT
SHALL OTHERWISE REQUIRE:
  (A) "MANDATE" MEANS:
  (I) ANY STATE LAW, RULE OR REGULATION WHICH ESTABLISHES A NEW  PROGRAM
OR  REQUIRES  A  HIGHER LEVEL OF SERVICE FOR AN EXISTING PROGRAM WHICH A
MUNICIPAL CORPORATION IS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE; OR
  (II) ANY PROVISION OF GENERAL LAW WHICH  GRANTS  A  NEW  PROPERTY  TAX
EXEMPTION  OR  ABATEMENT OR INCREASES AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION
OR ABATEMENT WHICH A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION IS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE.
  (B) "UNFUNDED MANDATE" SHALL MEAN:
  (I) ANY STATE LAW, RULE OR REGULATION WHICH ESTABLISHES A NEW  PROGRAM
OR  REQUIRES  A  HIGHER LEVEL OF SERVICE FOR AN EXISTING PROGRAM WHICH A
MUNICIPAL CORPORATION IS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE, AND WHICH RESULTS IN A NET
ADDITIONAL COST TO SUCH MUNICIPAL CORPORATION;
  (II) ANY ALTERATION IN FUNDING PROVIDED TO A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION FOR
THE PURPOSE OF DEFRAYING THE COSTS OF A PROGRAM WHICH IT IS REQUIRED  TO
PROVIDE,  THEREBY  RESULTING  IN A NET ADDITIONAL COST TO SUCH MUNICIPAL
CORPORATION; OR

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

Co-Sponsors

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S1294A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4861A
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §25, Gen Muni L; add §1527-a, Ed L; amd §666, Exec L

S1294A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that the state fund any program which imposes a mandate upon municipal corporations or school districts; establishes criteria for any exemption from such law if such mandate is ordered by the judiciary, pursuant to an executive order or requested by the locality; expands the reporting requirements of the mandate relief council.

S1294A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1294A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1294--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GRIFFO,  BALL,  DeFRANCISCO, GRISANTI, MARCHIONE,
  MARTINS, O'MARA, RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government -- recom-
  mitted  to the Committee on Local Government in accordance with Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general municipal law and the education law, in
  relation to prohibiting the establishment of certain programs mandated
  for municipal corporations and school districts unless  such  programs
  are  fully  funded  by  the  state; and to amend the executive law, in
  relation to the mandate relief council

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

  Section  1.    The  general  municipal  law is amended by adding a new
section 25 to read as follows:
  S 25. FUNDING OF MANDATES. 1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED  IN  THIS  SECTION,
THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS UNLESS THE CONTEXT
SHALL OTHERWISE REQUIRE:
  (A) "MANDATE" MEANS:
  (I)  ANY STATE LAW, RULE OR REGULATION WHICH ESTABLISHES A NEW PROGRAM
OR REQUIRES A HIGHER LEVEL OF SERVICE FOR AN EXISTING  PROGRAM  WHICH  A
MUNICIPAL CORPORATION IS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE; OR
  (II)  ANY  PROVISION  OF  GENERAL  LAW WHICH GRANTS A NEW PROPERTY TAX
EXEMPTION OR ABATEMENT OR INCREASES AN EXISTING PROPERTY  TAX  EXEMPTION
OR ABATEMENT WHICH A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION IS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE.
  (B) "UNFUNDED MANDATE" SHALL MEAN:
  (I)  ANY STATE LAW, RULE OR REGULATION WHICH ESTABLISHES A NEW PROGRAM
OR REQUIRES A HIGHER LEVEL OF SERVICE FOR AN EXISTING  PROGRAM  WHICH  A
MUNICIPAL CORPORATION IS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE, AND WHICH RESULTS IN A NET
ADDITIONAL COST TO SUCH MUNICIPAL CORPORATION;

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

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