assembly Bill A6131

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides that state departments, offices, agencies, and authorities are prohibited from imposing any fees, surcharges, or taxes that have not been approved

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to governmental operations
Mar 10, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A6131 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §170-e, Exec L; add Art 1 Title 3 §10, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A6208
2017-2018: A5206
2019-2020: A4721

A6131 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that state departments, offices, agencies, and authorities are prohibited from imposing any fees, surcharges, or taxes that have not been approved by the state legislature.

A6131 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6131
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  FRIEND,  GOODELL, MANKTELOW, SMULLEN, ASHBY,
   DeSTEFANO, BLANKENBUSH, NORRIS, MORINELLO, WALSH, BRABENEC, B. MILLER,
   TAGUE -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BYRNES, HAWLEY  --  read  once
   and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the executive law and the public authorities law, in
   relation to prohibiting the imposition of certain fees, surcharges, or
   taxes
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 170-e
 to read as follows:
   § 170-E. FEE INCREASES PROHIBITED; EXCEPTION.   1. ON  AND  AFTER  THE
 EFFECTIVE  DATE OF THIS SECTION, NO STATE DEPARTMENT, OFFICE, AGENCY, OR
 AUTHORITY MAY INCREASE ANY FEE, SURCHARGE OR TAX THAT IT IMPOSES ON  ANY
 NEW YORK STATE RESIDENT OR BUSINESS UNLESS SUCH INCREASE IS SPECIFICALLY
 AUTHORIZED AND APPROVED BY THE STATE LEGISLATURE.
   2.  ANY  STATE DEPARTMENT, OFFICE, AGENCY, OR AUTHORITY THAT IMPOSES A
 FEE, SURCHARGE OR TAX PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, WHERE
 SUCH IMPOSITION WAS IMPLEMENTED  WITHOUT  SPECIFIC  STATUTORY  APPROVAL,
 SHALL  BE  PROHIBITED  FROM  FURTHER  IMPOSING  AND COLLECTING SUCH FEE,
 SURCHARGE OR TAX ON AND AFTER JANUARY FIRST NEXT SUCCEEDING  THE  EFFEC-
 TIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION.
   3.  ON AND AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, ANY STATE DEPART-
 MENT, OFFICE,  AGENCY,  OR  AUTHORITY  THAT  WISHES  TO  IMPOSE  A  FEE,
 SURCHARGE  OR  TAX  ON ANY NEW YORK STATE RESIDENT OR BUSINESS MUST SEEK
 AND OBTAIN LEGISLATIVE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVAL OF THE  SPECIFIC  FEE,
 SURCHARGE, OR TAX REQUESTED PRIOR TO ITS IMPOSITION.
   §  2.  Article  1 of the public authorities law is amended by adding a
 new title 3 to read as follows:
                                  TITLE 3
                               MISCELLANEOUS
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.