senate Bill S2482A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Directs the metropolitan transportation authority to contract with a certified public accounting firm for the conducting of an independent forensic audit

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2014 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1430
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 10, 2014 print number 2482a
amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 13, 2013 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 12, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1318
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 21, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 17, 2013 referred to transportation

Co-Sponsors

S2482 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2282A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1265-c, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4637A, A7856A

S2482 - Summary

Directs the metropolitan transportation authority to contract with a certified public accounting firm for the conducting of an independent forensic audit of such authority.

S2482 - Sponsor Memo

S2482 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2482

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to directing the
  metropolitan transportation authority to contract for the provision of
  an independent forensic audit of such authority; and providing for the
  repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof

  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
section 1265-c to read as follows:
  S 1265-C. INDEPENDENT FORENSIC AUDIT.  1.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER
PROVISION  OF  LAW, THE AUTHORITY SHALL, WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF THE EFFEC-
TIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION AND AT ITS OWN EXPENSE, CONTRACT WITH A CERTI-
FIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM FOR THE PROVISION OF AN INDEPENDENT, COMPRE-
HENSIVE, FORENSIC AUDIT OF THE AUTHORITY. SUCH AUDIT SHALL BE  PERFORMED
IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  GENERALLY  ACCEPTED GOVERNMENT AUDITING STANDARDS.
SUCH AUDIT SHALL BE INDEPENDENT OF AND IN ADDITION  TO  THE  INDEPENDENT
AUDIT  OF  THE  AUTHORITY  CONDUCTED  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT
HUNDRED TWO OF THIS CHAPTER.
  2. THE CERTIFIED INDEPENDENT  PUBLIC  ACCOUNTING  FIRM  PROVIDING  THE
AUTHORITY'S  INDEPENDENT, COMPREHENSIVE, FORENSIC AUDIT SHALL BE PROHIB-
ITED FROM PROVIDING AUDIT SERVICES IF THE LEAD (OR  COORDINATING)  AUDIT
PARTNER  (HAVING  PRIMARY  RESPONSIBILITY  FOR  THE AUDIT), OR THE AUDIT
PARTNER  RESPONSIBLE  FOR  REVIEWING  THE  AUDIT,  HAS  PERFORMED  AUDIT
SERVICES  FOR  THE AUTHORITY WITHIN ANY OF THE TEN PREVIOUS FISCAL YEARS
OF THE AUTHORITY.
  3. THE CERTIFIED INDEPENDENT  ACCOUNTING  FIRM  PERFORMING  THE  AUDIT
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE PROHIBITED FROM PERFORMING ANY NON-AU-
DIT SERVICES FOR THE AUTHORITY CONTEMPORANEOUSLY WITH THE AUDIT.
  4.  IT  SHALL  BE  PROHIBITED  FOR  THE  CERTIFIED  INDEPENDENT PUBLIC
ACCOUNTING FIRM TO PERFORM FOR THE AUTHORITY ANY AUDIT  SERVICE  IF  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04030-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S2482A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2282A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1265-c, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4637A, A7856A

S2482A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the metropolitan transportation authority to contract with a certified public accounting firm for the conducting of an independent forensic audit of such authority.

S2482A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2482A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2482--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. LANZA, CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation --
  recommitted to the Committee  on  Transportation  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 public authorities law, in relation to directing the
  metropolitan transportation authority to contract for the provision of
  an independent forensic audit of such authority; and providing for the
  repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof

  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
section 1265-c to read as follows:
  S 1265-C. INDEPENDENT FORENSIC AUDIT.  1.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER
PROVISION  OF  LAW, THE AUTHORITY SHALL, WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF THE EFFEC-
TIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION AND AT ITS OWN EXPENSE, CONTRACT WITH A CERTI-
FIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM FOR THE PROVISION OF AN INDEPENDENT, COMPRE-
HENSIVE, FORENSIC AUDIT OF THE AUTHORITY. SUCH AUDIT SHALL BE  PERFORMED
IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  GENERALLY  ACCEPTED GOVERNMENT AUDITING STANDARDS.
SUCH AUDIT SHALL BE INDEPENDENT OF AND IN ADDITION  TO  THE  INDEPENDENT
AUDIT  OF  THE  AUTHORITY  CONDUCTED  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT
HUNDRED TWO OF THIS CHAPTER.
  2. THE CERTIFIED INDEPENDENT  PUBLIC  ACCOUNTING  FIRM  PROVIDING  THE
AUTHORITY'S  INDEPENDENT, COMPREHENSIVE, FORENSIC AUDIT SHALL BE PROHIB-
ITED FROM PROVIDING AUDIT SERVICES IF THE LEAD (OR  COORDINATING)  AUDIT
PARTNER  (HAVING  PRIMARY  RESPONSIBILITY  FOR  THE AUDIT), OR THE AUDIT
PARTNER  RESPONSIBLE  FOR  REVIEWING  THE  AUDIT,  HAS  PERFORMED  AUDIT
SERVICES  FOR  THE AUTHORITY WITHIN ANY OF THE TEN PREVIOUS FISCAL YEARS
OF THE AUTHORITY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04030-02-4

S. 2482--A                          2

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