senate Bill S1729

2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
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S1729 - 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-C §930, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1867
2009-2010: S5225

S1729 - 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.

S1729 - Sponsor Memo

S1729 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1729

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. ESPAILLAT, DILAN, PERKINS -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Corpo-
  rations, 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.

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