assembly Bill A4721

2019-2020 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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Jul 16, 2020 held for consideration in governmental operations
Jan 08, 2020 referred to governmental operations
Feb 05, 2019 referred to governmental operations

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A4721 (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:
2015-2016: A6208
2017-2018: A5206
2021-2022: A6131

A4721 (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.

A4721 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4721

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 5, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. FRIEND, GOODELL -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  HAWLEY  --  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:
  §  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.
  § 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.