senate Bill S4850

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Facilitates the marketing of any issue of serial bonds or notes of the city of Buffalo issued on or before a certain date

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 29, 2021 signed chap.170
Jun 17, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 03, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.328
substituted for a5463
Jun 01, 2021 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
May 10, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 05, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 04, 2021 1st report cal.892
Mar 11, 2021 committee discharged and committed to cities 2
Feb 16, 2021 referred to local government

S4850 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Local Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §54.30, Loc Fin L

S4850 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Facilitates the marketing of any issue of serial bonds or notes of the city of Buffalo issued on or before June 30, 2022.

S4850 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4850 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             February 16, 2021
 Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
 AN ACT to amend the local finance law, in relation to  facilitating  the
   marketing of any issue of serial bonds or notes of the city of Buffalo
   issued on or before a certain date

   Section 1. Section 54.30 of the  local  finance  law,  as  amended  by
 section  1 of item HH of subpart B of part XXX of chapter 58 of the laws
 of 2020, is amended to read as follows:
   § 54.30 Costs of sales; bonds  and  notes  of  the  city  of  Buffalo.
 Subject  to the provisions of chapter one hundred twenty-two of the laws
 of two thousand three creating the Buffalo fiscal  stability  authority,
 to facilitate the marketing of any issue of serial bonds or notes of the
 city  of Buffalo issued on or before June thirtieth, two thousand [twen-
 ty-one] TWENTY-TWO, such city may, notwithstanding  any  limitations  on
 private  sales  of bonds provided by law, and subject to approval by the
 state comptroller of the terms and conditions of such sale: (a)  arrange
 for the underwriting of its bonds or notes at private sale through nego-
 tiated  agreement,  compensation for such underwriting to be provided by
 negotiated fee or by sale of such bonds or notes to an underwriter at  a
 price of less than the sum of par value of, and the accrued interest on,
 such  obligations;  or  (b) arrange for the private sale of its bonds or
 notes through negotiated agreement, compensation for such  sales  to  be
 provided  by  negotiated fee, if required. The cost of such underwriting
 or private placement shall be deemed a preliminary cost for purposes  of
 section 11.00 of this article.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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