assembly Bill A1680

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires a three year moratorium on unfunded mandates from the legislature and restores the mandate relief council

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to local governments
Jan 12, 2017 referred to local governments

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A1680 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add §51-a, amd §51, Leg L; add §666, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5305
2013-2014: A6343
2015-2016: A6160
2019-2020: A3494

A1680 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires a three year moratorium on unfunded mandates from the legislature; invalidates legislation that does not contain a detailed fiscal note identifying a funding source for certain costs to a political subdivision; restores the mandate relief council.

A1680 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1680

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. MURRAY -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARCLAY,
  BLANKENBUSH,  BRABENEC, BUTLER, CROUCH, CURRAN, DiPIETRO, FITZPATRICK,
  GARBARINO, GIGLIO,  GRAF,  HAWLEY,  KEARNS,  KOLB,  LOPEZ,  McDONOUGH,
  McLAUGHLIN,  MONTESANO,  OAKS,  PALMESANO, RA, RAIA, SALADINO, THIELE,
  WALTER -- read once and referred to the Committee on Local Governments

AN ACT to amend the legislative law and the executive law,  in  relation
  to unfunded mandates on local governments and school districts and the
  restoration of the mandate relief council and providing for the repeal
  of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The legislative law is amended by adding a new section 51-a
to read as follows:
  § 51-A. MORATORIUM ON UNFUNDED MANDATES. 1. DEFINITIONS.  AS  USED  IN
THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A)  "LOCAL  GOVERNMENT"  MEANS  A COUNTY, CITY, TOWN, VILLAGE, SCHOOL
DISTRICT, OR SPECIAL DISTRICT.
  (B) "NET ADDITIONAL COST" MEANS THE COST OR COSTS INCURRED  OR  ANTIC-
IPATED  TO BE INCURRED WITHIN A ONE YEAR PERIOD BY A LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN
PERFORMING OR ADMINISTERING ANY  PROGRAM,  PROJECT,  OR  ACTIVITY  AFTER
SUBTRACTING  THEREFROM ANY REVENUES RECEIVED OR RECEIVABLE BY SUCH LOCAL
GOVERNMENT IN RELATION TO SUCH PROGRAM, PROJECT, OR ACTIVITY,  INCLUDING
BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
  (I) FEES CHARGED TO THE RECIPIENTS OF SUCH PROGRAM, PROJECT, OR ACTIV-
ITY;
  (II)  STATE  OR  FEDERAL  FUNDS RECEIVED FOR SUCH PROGRAM, PROJECT, OR
ACTIVITY; AND
  (III) AN OFFSETTING SAVINGS RESULTING FROM THE  DIMINUTION  OR  ELIMI-
NATION  OF  ANY  OTHER  PROGRAM,  PROJECT,  OR  ACTIVITY  THAT STATE LAW
REQUIRES SUCH LOCAL GOVERNMENT TO PROVIDE OR UNDERTAKE.
  (C) "UNFUNDED MANDATE" MEANS:

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