senate Bill S2295

2015-2016 Legislative Session

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2016 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 03, 2016 advanced to third reading
Apr 12, 2016 2nd report cal.
Apr 11, 2016 1st report cal.580
Feb 09, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 17, 2015 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 18, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 13, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 12, 2015 1st report cal.572
Apr 21, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Jan 22, 2015 referred to local government

Votes

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Apr 11, 2016 - Finance committee Vote

S2295
27
5
committee
27
Aye
5
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 9, 2016 - Local Government committee Vote

S2295
8
1
committee
8
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Feb 9, 2016

nay (1)

May 12, 2015 - Finance committee Vote

S2295
27
6
committee
27
Aye
6
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 21, 2015 - Local Government committee Vote

S2295
8
1
committee
8
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Apr 21, 2015

nay (1)

Co-Sponsors

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S2295 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2338
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §25, Gen Muni L; add §1527-a, Ed L;
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S1294, A4861
2017-2018: S2323, A2922
2019-2020: S2017

S2295 (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.

S2295 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2295 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2295

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GRIFFO,  DeFRANCISCO,  FUNKE,  HANNON, MARCHIONE,
  MARTINS, O'MARA, ORTT, RITCHIE, SERINO, SEWARD, VENDITTO -- 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

  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.
                                                           LBD03453-02-5

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