senate Bill S2017A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Local Government Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to local government
Feb 28, 2019 print number 2017a
Feb 28, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to local government
Jan 18, 2019 referred to local government

Co-Sponsors

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S2017 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
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: S1294
2015-2016: S2295
2017-2018: S2323

S2017 - 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; establishes the New York state mandate review council.

S2017 - Sponsor Memo

S2017 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2017

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GRIFFO, AKSHAR, BROOKS, FUNKE, GALLIVAN, HELMING,
  O'MARA, ORTT, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE, ROBACH, SERINO, SEWARD, TEDISCO --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the Committee on Local Government

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
PROVIDE,  THEREBY  RESULTING  IN A NET ADDITIONAL COST TO SUCH MUNICIPAL
CORPORATION; OR

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

Co-Sponsors

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S2017A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
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: S1294
2015-2016: S2295
2017-2018: S2323

S2017A (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; establishes the New York state mandate review council.

S2017A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2017A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2017--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GRIFFO, AKSHAR, ANTONACCI, BROOKS, FUNKE, GALLIVAN,
  HELMING, O'MARA, ORTT, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE, ROBACH,  SERINO,  SEWARD,
  TEDISCO  --  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Local   Government   --   committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

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; and to establish the New York state
  mandate review council

  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
PROVIDE, THEREBY RESULTING IN A NET ADDITIONAL COST  TO  SUCH  MUNICIPAL
CORPORATION; OR

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