senate Bill S6868

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to comprehensive and regular management and operations audits

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A8936 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 23, 2020 signed chap.358
Dec 11, 2020 delivered to governor
Jul 22, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.807
substituted for s6868
Jul 22, 2020 substituted by a8936
Jul 21, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.807
Jul 20, 2020 reported and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2020 referred to energy and telecommunications
Nov 22, 2019 referred to rules

S6868 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8936
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1020-s & 1020-f, Pub Auth L

S6868 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to comprehensive and regular management and operations audits.

S6868 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6868 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6868

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            November 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to comprehensive
  and regular management and operations audits

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

  Section 1. Section 1020-s of the public authorities law, as amended by
chapter  388 of the laws of 2011, is amended by adding a new subdivision
3 to read as follows:
  3. IN THE EVENT THAT A COMPREHENSIVE AND REGULAR MANAGEMENT AND  OPER-
ATIONS  AUDIT,  AS  PROVIDED BY SUBDIVISION (BB) OF SECTION ONE THOUSAND
TWENTY-F OF THIS ARTICLE,  INDICATES  A  FINDING  OF  FRAUD,  ABUSE,  OR
MISMANAGEMENT BY A SERVICE PROVIDER OF THE AUTHORITY, AND UPON A FINDING
BY  THE  PUBLIC  SERVICE COMMISSION THAT REASONABLE CAUSE EXISTS FOR THE
BASIS OF SUCH INDICATION, THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION MAY  ORDER  THAT
ANY  RECOMMENDATIONS  CONTAINED IN THE REGULAR MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS
AUDIT BE IMPLEMENTED. THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION MAY ALSO PROVIDE  IN
THEIR  ORDER,  THE DATE IN WHICH ANY RECOMMENDATION MUST BE FULLY IMPLE-
MENTED. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH ANY SUCH ORDER CAN RESULT IN THE  IMPOSI-
TION  OF  A  CIVIL  PENALTY BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION AGAINST THE
SERVICE PROVIDER OR REVOCATION OF THE SERVICE  PROVIDER'S  AUTHORITY  TO
OPERATE WITHIN THE STATE.
  § 2. Subdivision (bb) of section 1020-f of the public authorities law,
as amended by section 7 of part A of chapter 173 of the laws of 2013, is
amended by adding a new paragraph 5 to read as follows:
  5.  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE  FOREGOING, IN THE EVENT THAT A COMPREHENSIVE
AND REGULAR MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS AUDIT AS CONDUCTED  IN  ACCORDANCE
WITH  THIS SUBDIVISION INDICATES A FINDING OF FRAUD, ABUSE OR MISMANAGE-
MENT BY A SERVICE PROVIDER OF THE AUTHORITY, AND UPON A FINDING  BY  THE
PUBLIC  SERVICE COMMISSION THAT REASONABLE CAUSE EXISTS FOR THE BASIS OF
SUCH INDICATION, THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION MAY ORDER THAT ANY RECOM-

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

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