assembly Bill A1204A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the assessment of property owned by water-works corporations

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Current Bill Status - Stricken


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 04, 2021 enacting clause stricken
May 14, 2021 print number 1204a
May 14, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 07, 2021 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

Co-Sponsors

A1204 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S989
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 5 Title 4-A §§1092-a - 1092-v, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9674, S6491

A1204 - Summary

Enacts the "Long Island water utility reform act"; relates to the assessment of property owned by water-works corporations; establishes the Nassau county water authority.

A1204 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1204
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. LAVINE, MONTESANO, RA -- read once and referred
   to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
 
 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to  establishing
   the North Shore water authority
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Legislative findings. The legislature hereby finds that the
 groundwater supply system presently operated by a private utility in the
 northwest portion of the Nassau county servicing the  residents  of  the
 village  of  Sea  Cliff,  and portions of the village of Old Brookville,
 village of Roslyn Harbor, and residents in the unincorporated hamlets of
 Glenwood Landing, Glen Head and the city of Glen Cove,  is  fragile  and
 subject  to episodic deficiencies of varying magnitude including service
 disruptions and drastic price variations to residents  serviced  by  the
 existing  private  water company. The groundwater supply requires better
 management of its entire reserve both within and outside the water util-
 ity supply area as well as long range planning to provide protection  of
 important  watershed  areas,  water  conservation,  and  prevention from
 contamination and salt water intrusion. Since the potable water for  the
 northern portion of the North Shore peninsula is derived from an aquifer
 which  is the sole source of water for all of Long Island, the issues of
 contamination and conservation are of statewide concern. The problems of
 salt water intrusion facing the North Shore peninsula, face  many  other
 peninsulas  on  Long Island and many of the barrier islands. It is hoped
 that the authority created by this act will not only  protect,  preserve
 and  enhance  the  quality  and  quantity of the water within its supply
 area, but that it will also serve as a model and as a leader in  foster-
 ing  cooperation  with  other water suppliers to better manage, conserve
 and protect the groundwater within and outside its supply area.
   § 2. Article 5 of the public authorities law is amended  by  adding  a
 new title 5-a to read as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

A1204A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S989
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 5 Title 4-A §§1092-a - 1092-v, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9674, S6491

A1204A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "Long Island water utility reform act"; relates to the assessment of property owned by water-works corporations; establishes the Nassau county water authority.

A1204A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1204--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. LAVINE, MONTESANO, RA -- read once and referred
   to the Committee  on  Corporations,  Authorities  and  Commissions  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT in relation to the assessment of property  owned  by  water-works
   corporations;  and to amend the public authorities law, in relation to
   creating the Nassau county water authority
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "Long Island water utility reform act".
   § 2. The taxable assessed valuation of any water system special  fran-
 chise  property, as defined in subdivision 17 of section 102 of the real
 property tax law, that is used for conducting water, including, but  not
 limited  to,  such replacement property in form, function and utility of
 the property being replaced on assessment rolls required by  law  to  be
 completed,  and  filed  on or after January 1, 2021 shall be exempt from
 taxation as water system special franchise property as defined in subdi-
 vision 17 of section 102 of the real property tax law.
   § 3. The provisions of this act shall only apply to water-works corpo-
 rations that are subject to the jurisdiction  of  the  New  York  public
 service  commission  and  operating in a county with a population of one
 million or more and that have a four-class property tax system.
   § 4. Article 5 of the public authorities law is amended  by  adding  a
 new title 4-A to read as follows:
                                  TITLE 4-A
                       NASSAU COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY
 SECTION 1092-A. SHORT TITLE.
         1092-B. DEFINITIONS.
         1092-C. NASSAU COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY.
         1092-D. POWERS OF THE AUTHORITY.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.