assembly Bill A6208

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides that state departments, offices, agencies, and authorities are prohibited from imposing any fees, surcharges, or taxes that have not been approved

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Mar 29, 2016 held for consideration in governmental operations
Jan 06, 2016 referred to governmental operations
Mar 17, 2015 referred to governmental operations

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A6208 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §170-c, Exec L; add Art 1 Title 3 §10, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A5206
2019-2020: A4721
2021-2022: A6131

A6208 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that state departments, offices, agencies, and authorities are prohibited from imposing any fees, surcharges, or taxes that have not been approved by the state legislature.

A6208 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6208

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 17, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. FRIEND -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT  to  amend  the executive law and the public authorities law, in
  relation to prohibiting the imposition of certain fees, surcharges, or
  taxes

  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 170-c
to read as follows:
  S 170-C. FEE INCREASES PROHIBITED; EXCEPTION.   1. ON  AND  AFTER  THE
EFFECTIVE  DATE OF THIS SECTION, NO STATE DEPARTMENT, OFFICE, AGENCY, OR
AUTHORITY MAY INCREASE ANY FEE, SURCHARGE OR TAX THAT IT IMPOSES ON  ANY
NEW YORK STATE RESIDENT OR BUSINESS UNLESS SUCH INCREASE IS SPECIFICALLY
AUTHORIZED AND APPROVED BY THE STATE LEGISLATURE.
  2.  ANY  STATE DEPARTMENT, OFFICE, AGENCY, OR AUTHORITY THAT IMPOSES A
FEE, SURCHARGE OR TAX PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, WHERE
SUCH IMPOSITION WAS IMPLEMENTED  WITHOUT  SPECIFIC  STATUTORY  APPROVAL,
SHALL  BE  PROHIBITED  FROM  FURTHER  IMPOSING  AND COLLECTING SUCH FEE,
SURCHARGE OR TAX ON AND AFTER JANUARY FIRST NEXT SUCCEEDING  THE  EFFEC-
TIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION.
  3.  ON AND AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, ANY STATE DEPART-
MENT, OFFICE,  AGENCY,  OR  AUTHORITY  THAT  WISHES  TO  IMPOSE  A  FEE,
SURCHARGE  OR  TAX  ON ANY NEW YORK STATE RESIDENT OR BUSINESS MUST SEEK
AND OBTAIN LEGISLATIVE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVAL OF THE  SPECIFIC  FEE,
SURCHARGE, OR TAX REQUESTED PRIOR TO ITS IMPOSITION.
  S  2.  Article  1 of the public authorities law is amended by adding a
new title 3 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 3
                              MISCELLANEOUS
SECTION 10. FEE INCREASES PROHIBITED; EXCEPTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08695-01-5