senate Bill S4280

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Prohibits the formation of a subsidiary of a public authority without prior approval of the legislature

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
May 22, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 16, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 15, 2018 1st report cal.1241
Jan 03, 2018 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 15, 2017 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 30, 2017 advanced to third reading
Mar 29, 2017 2nd report cal.
Mar 28, 2017 1st report cal.527
Feb 08, 2017 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

Votes

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May 15, 2018 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

S4280
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee Vote: May 15, 2018

Mar 28, 2017 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

S4280
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee Vote: Mar 28, 2017

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S4280 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7049
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2827-a, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3919, A4298
2011-2012: S4690, A3228
2013-2014: S1443, A1599
2015-2016: S2054, S6591, A4729
2019-2020: S3090, A3089
2021-2022: S5137, A4078

S4280 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the formation of a subsidiary of a public authority without prior approval of the legislature.

S4280 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4280 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4280

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 8, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations, Author-
  ities and Commissions

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation  to  prohibiting
  the  formation  of  a  subsidiary  of a public authority without prior
  permission of the legislature

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 1 of section 2827-a of the public authorities
law, as added by chapter 506 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read  as
follows:
  1.  Notwithstanding  any law to the contrary, no state authority shall
hereafter have the power to organize any subsidiary  corporation  unless
the  legislature  shall have enacted a law granting such state authority
such power for the organization of a  specific  corporation[,  provided,
however,  that  a  state authority may organize a subsidiary corporation
pursuant to the following requirements:
  a. the purpose for which the subsidiary corporation shall be organized
shall be for a project or projects which the  state  authority  has  the
power to pursue pursuant to its corporate purposes;
  b.  the  primary  reason for which the subsidiary corporation shall be
organized shall be to  limit  the  potential  liability  impact  of  the
subsidiary's  project  or  projects on the authority or because state or
federal law requires that the purpose  of  a  subsidiary  be  undertaken
through a specific corporate structure; and
  c.  the].  ANY subsidiary corporation shall make the reports and other
disclosures as are required of state authorities, unless the  subsidiary
corporation's operations and finances are consolidated with those of the
authority of which it is a subsidiary.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05006-01-7

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