senate Bill S5318A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires all public authorities owning, leasing, and controlling critical infrastructure to study the potential consequences of privatization

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Corporations, Authorities And Commissions Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
May 06, 2019 reported and committed to finance
May 02, 2019 print number 5318a
May 02, 2019 amend and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Apr 25, 2019 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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May 6, 2019 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

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Committee Vote: May 6, 2019

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S5318 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5388
2017-2018: S6296
2021-2022: S5528

S5318 - Summary

Requires all public authorities owning, leasing, and controlling critical infrastructure to study the potential consequences of privatization.

S5318 - Sponsor Memo

S5318 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5318

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 25, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT requiring all public authorities owning, leasing, and controlling
  critical  infrastructure to study the potential consequences of priva-
  tization

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

  Section  1.  Legislative  findings. 1. New York state must have suffi-
cient numbers of properly  designed  and  maintained  bridges,  tunnels,
roads, airports, ports, container ports and railroads ("critical infras-
tructure")  in order to retain its economic competitiveness and grow its
economy.
  2. Much of the state's existing critical infrastructure is  aging,  is
experiencing capacity problems, has had maintenance problems, or in some
other  manner  has  become  a  candidate for re-engineering, rebuilding,
replacement or supplementation.
  3. The most critical and expensive infrastructure in New York state to
re-engineer, rebuild or replace is under the  control  or  ownership  of
public  authorities,  and such critical transportation infrastructure is
under consideration for sale,  long-term  lease  or  other  transfer  of
ownership or control to the private business sector ("privatization").
  §  2.  1.  All  public  authorities  shall immediately suspend issuing
concessions or selling or otherwise transferring, or issuing notices  of
inquiry ("NOIs") or requests for proposal ("RFPs") for leasing, or sell-
ing  or  otherwise  transferring  control of any critical transportation
infrastructure, until each of such public authorities has issued a study
reporting on the effects of  privatization  of  critical  transportation
infrastructure,  and  all  public authorities shall forbear from issuing
concessions or selling or otherwise transferring, or issuing notices  of
inquiry    ("NOIs")  or  requests for proposals ("RFPs") for leasing, or

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

S5318A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5388
2017-2018: S6296
2021-2022: S5528

S5318A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires all public authorities owning, leasing, and controlling critical infrastructure to study the potential consequences of privatization.

S5318A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5318A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5318--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 25, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
  and   Commissions  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT requiring all public authorities owning, leasing, and controlling
  critical infrastructure to study the potential consequences of  priva-
  tization

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

  Section 1. Legislative findings. 1. New York state  must  have  suffi-
cient  numbers  of  properly  designed and maintained pieces of critical
transportation infrastructure such as bridges, tunnels, roads, airports,
ports, container ports, railroads and rapid transit services in order to
retain its economic competitiveness and grow its economy.
  2. Much of the state's existing critical infrastructure is  aging,  is
experiencing capacity problems, has had maintenance problems, or in some
other  manner  has  become  a  candidate for re-engineering, rebuilding,
replacement or supplementation.
  3. The most critical and expensive  transportation  infrastructure  in
New  York  state to re-engineer, rebuild or replace is under the control
or ownership of public authorities,  and  such  critical  transportation
infrastructure,  from  time  to  time,  is under consideration for sale,
long-term lease or other transfer of ownership or control to the private
business sector.
  § 2. For the purposes of this act, the following terms shall have  the
following meanings:
  1.  "critical  transportation  infrastructure" shall refer to bridges,
tunnels, roads, airports, ports, container ports,  railroads  and  rapid
transit services owned by a state or local public authority;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08655-02-9

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