assembly Bill A2922

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to local governments
Jan 23, 2017 referred to local governments

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A2922 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2323
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: A4861, S1294
2015-2016: A2338, S2295
2019-2020: S2017

A2922 (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.

A2922 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2922

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. BRINDISI, GUNTHER, FRIEND, PALMESANO, SANTABAR-
  BARA, DiPIETRO,  LUPARDO,  SCHIMMINGER,  GRAF,  LUPINACCI,  SKARTADOS,
  SKOUFIS,  MURRAY, GOODELL, JENNE, LIFTON, STEC, WOERNER -- Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M. of A.   BARCLAY, BLANKENBUSH, LALOR,  LAWRENCE,  MAGEE,
  McDONALD,  McDONOUGH,  McKEVITT,  McLAUGHLIN,  MONTESANO, RAIA -- read
  once and referred to the Committee on Local Governments

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:
  § 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

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