|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 27, 2021||referred to health|
delivered to assembly
|Apr 21, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|Apr 20, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|Apr 19, 2021||1st report cal.656|
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to health|
senate Bill S956
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S956 (ACTIVE) - Details
S956 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to cost recovery by municipalities and other recipients from responsible parties; ensures that responsible parties do not benefit from state assistance payments/grants made by the environmental facilities corporation to municipalities and recipients and unnecessarily burden taxpayers.
S956 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S956 SPONSOR: GAUGHRAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to cost recovery by municipalities and other recipients from responsible parties and ensures that responsible parties do not benefit from state assistance payments or grants made by the environmental facilities corporation to munici- palities and recipients PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To encourage cost recovery from responsible parties and ensure that those parties do not benefit from state assistance payments/grants made by the Environmental Facilities Corporation and unnecessarily burdening taxpayers. The New York state Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) is author- ized to provide state assistance payments/grants for eligible municipal water supply projects designed to comply with federal and state drinking water goals and standards. For example, the EFC recently announced
S956 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 956 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to cost recovery by municipalities and other recipients from responsible parties and ensures that responsible parties do not benefit from state assistance payments or grants made by the environmental facilities corporation to municipalities and recipients THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 1167-a to read as follows: § 1167-A. REIMBURSEMENT OF STATE ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS OR GRANTS MADE TO MUNICIPALITY OR RECIPIENT; ADMISSIBILITY OF STATE ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS OR GRANTS AS COLLATERAL SOURCE. 1. A MUNICIPALITY OR RECIPIENT THAT: (A) RECEIVES A STATE ASSISTANCE PAYMENT/GRANT FROM THE CORPORATION FOR AN ELIGIBLE PROJECT TO REMOVE CONTAMINANTS FROM DRINKING WATER OR WATER SUPPLIES UNDER THIS TITLE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO STATE ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS/GRANTS FOR REMOVING EMERGING CONTAMINANTS; (B) TAKES LEGAL ACTION AGAINST A RESPONSIBLE PARTY TO RECOVER THE COSTS OF SUCH ELIGIBLE PROJECT; AND (C) RECEIVES PAYMENT BY JUDGMENT, SETTLEMENT OR OTHERWISE FROM SUCH RESPONSIBLE PARTY FOR THE COSTS FOR SUCH ELIGIBLE PROJECT, SHALL REIMBURSE THE CORPORATION THE PORTION OF SUCH PAYMENT THAT IS IN EXCESS OF (1) THE TOTAL COST OF THE PROJECT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE CAPITAL COSTS AND OPERATING AND MAINTENANCE COSTS ASSOCIATED THEREWITH FOR THE PERIOD DURING WHICH THE CONTAMINATION IS EXPECTED TO PERSIST AND REQUIRE TREATMENT); AND (2) THE EXPENSES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ATTORNEYS' FEES AND LITIGATION COSTS AND EXPENSES) INCURRED BY THE MUNICIPALITY OR RECIPIENT PURSUING RECOVERY OF SUCH COSTS FROM RESPONSIBLE PARTIES, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE MUNICIPALITY OR RECIPI- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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