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SECTION 1867
Annual reports
Public Authorities (PBA) CHAPTER 43-A, ARTICLE 8, TITLE 9
§ 1867. Annual reports. 1. For the purpose of furnishing the state
with systematic information regarding the status and the activities of
the authority, the authority shall submit to the governor, the chairman
of the senate finance committee, the chairman of the assembly ways and
means committee and the state comptroller, within ninety days after the
end of its fiscal year, a complete and detailed report setting forth:
(1) its operations and accomplishments; (2) its receipts and
disbursements, or revenues and expenses, during such fiscal year in
accordance with the categories or classifications established by the
comptroller and including but not limited to a breakdown of operating
expenditures and revenues by facility, by maintenance and by personnel;
a breakdown of capital expenditures, including an analysis of all
projects begun, completed or in progress in that fiscal year; (3) an
explanation of depreciation, policies, reserve funds and investments;
(4) its assets and liabilities at the end of such fiscal year including
the status of reserve, depreciation, special or other funds and
including the receipts to and payments from these funds, and the status
of funds received from federal and state governments; and (5) a schedule
of its bonds and notes outstanding at the end of its fiscal year,
together with a statement of the amounts redeemed and incurred during
such fiscal year.

2. The authority, so long as it is not subject to the civil service
law, shall within ninety days after the end of its fiscal year submit to
the governor, the chairman of the senate finance committee and the
chairman of the assembly ways and means committee a report on its
personnel policies and practices with regard to recruitment, selection,
promotion, classification, compensation, transfer, separation, employee
relations and services and equal opportunity programs.

3. The comptroller shall be charged with seeing that the reports
mandated in subdivision one are filed on time and that they are
sufficiently comprehensive. The comptroller shall report any
deficiencies to the governor and to the legislative chairmen named in
subdivision two of this section.

4. The authority shall submit annually to the governor, for his
approval, and to the budget director, the state comptroller and the head
of any executive agency having energy related responsibilities, chairman
of the senate finance committee, and chairman of the assembly ways and
means committee, its proposed operating budget for the next ensuing
fiscal year and the operating budget for the present fiscal year.

5. The budget shall be submitted in a form and on the date specified
by the budget director, including, but not limited to, information on
rates, contracts, revenue and sources of revenue.

6. The comptroller shall each year certify to the budget director, the
governor and the legislative chairmen named in subdivision two of this
section specific amounts for which the authority is obligated to the
state.

7. (a) The authority shall submit to the governor, the chair of the
senate finance committee, and the chair of the assembly ways and means
committee, and publish on the authority's public website a semi-annual
report for the time period ending March thirty-first no later than June
first and for the time period ending September thirtieth no later than
December first of each year detailing the authority's activities for the
previous six month reporting period.

(b) The semi-annual report required pursuant to paragraph (a) of this
subdivision shall include information with respect to all proceeds
collected and administered by the authority pursuant to an order of the
public service commission, including assessments, fees, taxes,
transfers, corporate income or surcharges imposed on energy consumers or
power generators. The semi-annual report shall include, at a minimum,
the following:

1. total revenues collected by the authority in the reporting period;

2. a list of requests for proposals, program opportunity notices, or
similar solicitations, that have been issued in the reporting period;

3. a description of the criteria and standards utilized for awarding a
request for proposal, a program opportunity notice, or similar
solicitation;

4. a regional report on all projects selected for funding by the
authority during the reporting period, including the county and utility
service territory in which the project is located, and the total value
of these projects statewide and by region;

5. all disbursements or expenditures of revenues pursuant to a request
for proposal, a program opportunity notice, or similar solicitation; and

6. a list of all contracts executed and completed during the reporting
period including a description of each project.

(c) The president and chief executive officer of the authority shall
provide notice to the director of the division of the budget, the
chairman of the senate finance committee and the chairman of the
assembly ways and means committee of any report that is more than sixty
days delinquent. Should the authority be delinquent in submitting its
report by more than one hundred eighty days, the president and chief
executive officer shall provide notice of such delinquency to the
director of the division of the budget, the chairman of the senate
finance committee, the chairman of the assembly ways and means
committee, and the state comptroller.

(d) Reporting requirements. The information for the report required
under this subdivision shall be current to within sixty days of the
actual release of the report.