assembly Bill A4803

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to increasing the authorized reimbursement rate paid to governmental entities for enforcement of navigation laws

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 10, 2020 held for consideration in transportation
Jan 08, 2020 referred to transportation
Feb 05, 2019 referred to transportation

A4803 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §79-b, Nav L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9366, S6675
2017-2018: A2709, S909

A4803 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Restores the authorized reimbursement rate paid to governmental entities for enforcement of navigation laws to 75% of authorized expenditures.

A4803 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 5, 2019

Introduced  by  M. of A. STEC -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the  navigation  law,  in  relation  to  the  authorized
  reimbursement  rate paid to governmental entities for local navigation
  enforcement expenditures


  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of section 79-b of the navigation law, as
amended by section 1 of part D of chapter 109 of the laws  of  2010,  is
amended to read as follows:
  3.  The  amount  of state aid to be allocated to eligible governmental
entities pursuant to this article shall be determined by the commission-
er  as  hereinafter  provided.  The  commissioner  shall  determine  the
percentage proportion which the authorized expenditures of each individ-
ual  entity, not exceeding four hundred thousand dollars for each county
including municipalities therein, shall bear  to  the  total  authorized
expenditures  of  all entities. Such percentage proportion shall then be
applied against an amount equal to one-half of the total of  the  amount
received by the state in each preceding program year in vessel registra-
tion  fees  as  provided  in section twenty-two hundred fifty-one of the
vehicle and traffic law, less no more than thirty  percent,  subject  to
appropriation, which may be used by the commissioner and the commission-
er  of motor vehicles for administrative costs of the program, including
training and equipment, and by the department of environmental conserva-
tion, the division of state police and other state agencies, subject  to
the approval of the commissioner, for the purposes of this article, plus
the  entire  amount  received  pursuant  to  subdivision nine of section
forty-four of this chapter. The amount thus determined shall  constitute
the maximum amount of state aid to which each such entity shall be enti-
tled;  provided, however, that [no entity shall receive] state aid SHALL
BE PROVIDED in an amount [in excess] of [fifty] SEVENTY-FIVE percent  of

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