senate Bill S2010

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to interest and collection fees assessed on debts owed by the state to municipalities

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
Jan 09, 2013 referred to finance

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S2010 - Details

Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง16-a, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6205

S2010 - Summary

Relates to interest and collection fees assessed on debts owed by the state to municipalities; requires payment for debt to be made on or before the thirtieth day following receipt of any billing invoice or notice sent by the municipality; the rate shall be calculated based on the underpayment rate minus four percentage points; provides exceptions where more information is required, funds are being provided by another entity and they have not been received by the state or the expenditure has not been approved by the state.

S2010 - Sponsor Memo

S2010 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2010

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. RANZENHOFER, ZELDIN -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  state  finance law, in relation to interest and
  collection fees assessed on debts owed by the state to municipalities

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

  Section  1.  The  state finance law is amended by adding a new section
16-a to read as follows:
  S 16-A. INTEREST AND COLLECTION FEES ASSESSED ON  DEBTS  OWED  BY  THE
STATE  TO  MUNICIPALITIES. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION: (A) "STATE" SHALL
MEAN ANY STATE DEPARTMENT, BOARD, BUREAU, DIVISION, COMMISSION,  COMMIT-
TEE,  PUBLIC  AUTHORITY, PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION, COUNCIL, OFFICE, OR
OTHER GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY PERFORMING A GOVERNMENTAL OR PROPRIETARY FUNC-
TION FOR THE STATE;  (B)  "MUNICIPALITY"  SHALL  MEAN  A  COUNTY,  TOWN,
VILLAGE  OR SCHOOL DISTRICT AND ANY DEPARTMENT, BOARD, BUREAU, DIVISION,
COMMISSION, COMMITTEE, PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION,  COUNCIL,  OFFICE  OR
OTHER GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY PERFORMING A GOVERNMENTAL OR PROPRIETARY FUNC-
TION FOR SUCH COUNTY, TOWN, VILLAGE OR SCHOOL DISTRICT; (C) "DEBT" SHALL
MEAN  ANY  LIQUIDATED  SUM  DUE  AND OWING ANY MUNICIPALITY BY THE STATE
WHICH HAS ACCRUED PURSUANT TO LAW OR THROUGH CONTRACT SUBROGATION,  TORT
OR  OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THERE IS AN OUTSTANDING
JUDGMENT FOR THAT SUM; (D) "LIQUIDATED" SHALL MEAN AN  AMOUNT  WHICH  IS
FIXED  OR CERTAIN OR CAPABLE OF BEING READILY CALCULATED, WHETHER OR NOT
THE UNDERLYING LIABILITY OR AMOUNT OF THE  DEBT  IS  DISPUTED;  AND  (E)
"OUTSTANDING  DEBT"  SHALL  MEAN  THE  AMOUNT  SET  FORTH IN THE BILLING
INVOICE OR NOTICE MAILED TO THE STATE, TOGETHER WITH LATE PAYMENT CHARG-
ES AND INTEREST, LESS ANY PAYMENTS MADE BY OR ON BEHALF OF THE DEBTOR.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, A  MUNICIPALITY  SHALL  MAIL,  OR
OTHERWISE NOTIFY AS MAY BE PERMITTED OR REQUIRED BY CONTRACT BETWEEN THE
MUNICIPALITY  AND  THE  STATE,  A DATED BILLING INVOICE OR NOTICE TO THE

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

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