R2081

Senate budget resolution in response to the 2022-2023 Executive Budget submission

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R2081


Senate Resolution No. 2081

BY: Senator STEWART-COUSINS

RESOLUTION in response to the 2022-2023 Executive
Budget submission (Legislative Bills S.8000-A, S.
8001, S. 8002, S. 8003-A, S. 8004-A, S. 8005-A, S.
8006-A, S. 8007-A, S. 8008-A, S. 8009-A) to be
adopted as legislation expressing the position of
the New York State Senate relating to the 2022-2023
New York State Budget

WHEREAS, It is the intent of the Senate to effectuate the timely
passage of a State Budget; and

WHEREAS, It is the intent of the Senate to engage in the Budget
Conference Committee process, which promotes increased participation by
the members of the Legislature and the public; and

WHEREAS, The Senate Finance Committee has conducted an extensive study
and review of the Governor's 2022-2023 Executive Budget submission and
has recommended proposed amendments to such Budget submission in the
above referenced Legislative Bills and Report on the Executive Budget;
and

WHEREAS, Article VII of the New York State Constitution provides the
framework under which the New York State Budget is submitted, amended
and enacted. The New York State Courts have limited the Legislature in
how it may change the appropriations bills submitted by the Governor.
The Legislature can delete or reduce items of appropriation contained in
the several appropriation bills submitted by the Governor in conjunction
with the Executive Budget, and it can add additional items of
appropriation to those bills provided that such additions are stated
separately and distinctly from the original items of the bill and refer
each to a single object or purpose; and

WHEREAS, An extensive study and review of the Governor's 2022-2023
Executive Budget submission has revealed that the construction of the
budget bills submitted to the Legislature by the Governor constrains the
Legislature in its ability to fully effectuate its intent in amending
the Governor's budget submission; and

WHEREAS, The Senate has amended the Governor's 2022-2023 Executive
Budget submission to the fullest extent possible within the authority
provided to it pursuant to Section 4 of Article VII of the New York
State Constitution; and

WHEREAS, The Senate, in addition to the Governor's 2022-2023 Executive
Budget submission bills as amended by the Senate in the above referenced
legislative bills, does hereby provide its recommendations as to
provisions in the Governor's 2022-2023 Executive Budget submission which
reflect those items the Senate is constrained from effectuating as
amendments to the 2022-2023 Executive Budget appended hereto; and

WHEREAS, It is the intent of the Senate that upon the passage of the
Governor's 2022-2023 Executive Budget submission as amended by the

Senate, the incorporated Report on the Amended Executive Budget may
provide a basis for both houses of the Legislature to convene Committees
on Conference pursuant to Joint Rule III of the Senate and Assembly for
the purpose of reconciling any differences between the amendments to the
Governor's budget as proposed by each house of the Legislature; now,
therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the above referenced legislative bills (Legislative
Bills S.8000-B, S. 8001, S. 8002, S. 8003-B, S. 8004-B, S. 8005-B, S.
8006-B, S. 8007-B, S. 8008-B, S. 8009-B) be and are incorporated as part
of this resolution and are hereby adopted as the New York State Senate's
budget proposal for the 2022-2023 New York State Budget.

REPORT ON THE AMENDED EXECUTIVE BUDGET

ALL STATE AGENCIES AND OPERATIONS

The Senate rejects with prejudice the following language contained
within the body of various appropriations:

* State Operations language (S.8000-A) provides the Executive broad
authority to shift resources among departments, agencies or public
authorities. While existing State Finance Law authorizes some
transfer, interchange and suballocation authority, the new proposal
would significantly expand such flexibility to restructure the
Budget after enactment, potentially moving resources from one area
to completely different programs or purposes. Any transfer of funds
from State agencies to public authorities could reduce oversight and
control of such resources. This means that agencies could spend more
than what was authorized for a particular purpose, eliminating
transparency and budgetary controls that are relied upon by decision
makers in all branches of State government, bondholders, and State
taxpayers.

* State Operations language limiting the certification and payment of
operational funding for certain agencies unless the Legislature has
enacted appropriations in the Aid to Localities budgets for various
state agencies.

* Aid to Localities (S.8003-A) language that would exempt certain
procurements from oversight of the State Comptroller.

* Capital Budget (S.8004-A) language that would authorize the transfer
of appropriation authority.

The Senate understands the Governor's responsibility to ensure that New
York's budget is fiscally sound, but it is equally important to ensure
that the constitutional limits on the Executive's powers are not
exceeded. Failure to ensure reasonable limits on Executive authority
would signal an irreversible abrogation of the Legislature's
constitutionally guaranteed legislative responsibility.

Adirondack Park Agency

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $6.2
million.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate rejects the Executive recommendation of $29 million for a
new agency headquarters.

Aging, Office for the

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $12.8
million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $283.4 million
as follows:
o Adds $2.9 million to support restorations of SFY22 Legislative
grants.
o Adds an additional $1.1 million to increase support for
Legislative grants.

Agriculture and Markets, Department of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $164.4
million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $62.9 million as
follows:
o Adds $7.3 million for restoration of statewide agricultural
programs and other Senate priorities.
o Adds $10 million for BIPOC farming funds.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $45.6 million as
follows:
o Adds $5 million for meat processing grants.
o Adds $5 million for Cornell's College of Agriculture and Life
Sciences to develop innovative practices to manage climate
adaptation and resilience.
o Adds $2.5 million for animal shelters.
o Adds $1 million for an agricultural research facility in the
Hudson Valley.

Article VII Proposal (S.8008-B)
* PART V -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to transfer the
National School Lunch Program from the State Education Department to
the Department of Agriculture and Markets by instead advancing
language to expand the Farm to School Program to include all foods
purchased, making the program more accessible for schools.

Alcoholic Beverage Control, Division of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $61.7
million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $50 million.

Article VII Proposals (S.8005-B)
* PART K -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
allow for notification by license applicants to localities using
email.
* PART L -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
change what information is requested from license applicants.
* PART M -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to permanently
extend the temporary retail permits program.
* PART P -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
allow on-premises establishments to sell wine or liquor drinks for
take-out or delivery.

Addiction Services and Supports, Office of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $165.2 million
through the elimination of $750,000 related to the intentional
omission of HMH Part JJ.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $1.3 billion as
follows:
o Adds $4.2 million to support restoration of SFY22 Legislative
grants.
o Adds an additional $5.8 million to increase support for
Legislative grants.
o Modifies appropriation language to ensure $265 million in Opioid
Settlement funds is used pursuant to a plan recommended by the
Opioid Advisory Board.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $102
million.

Article VII Proposal (S.8007-B)
* PART HH -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to require
pharmacies to stock a minimum 30-day supply of both an opioid
antagonist and partial opioid antagonist to remove the dosage
requirement for the 30-day supply and to expand the types of partial
antagonists that must be available to require a stock of any drug on
the single statewide formulary.
* PART II -- The Senate concurs with the Executive proposal to
establish a process for the certification of recovery living
residences.
* PART JJ -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
update the Alcohol Awareness Program.
* PART KK -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal for
OASAS capital program reforms.
* NEW PART UU -- The Senate advances language to change the Office's
payment methodology from one that funds net deficits, to a payer for
service method (S.8313).
* NEW PART VV -- The Senate advances language to integrate the Office
of Addiction Services and Supports and Office of Mental Health to
create one merged behavioral health agency, the Office of Addiction
and Mental Health Services (S.5084-C).

Audit and Control, Department of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $456.4
million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $32.03
million.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $30.1
million.

Article VII Proposal (S.8005-B)
* NEW PART MM -- The Senate advances language to restore the
Comptroller's oversight authority for certain procurement contracts,
including SUNY medical services and CUNY Construction Fund Contracts
(S.6809-A).

Budget, Division of the

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $50.2 million by
adding $537,000 for state organizational memberships.

Children and Family Services, Office of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $547.2
million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $3.6 billion as
follows:
o Adds $35 million to increase the reimbursement rate for Child
Welfare Financing from 62 percent to 65 percent.
o Adds $28.6 million for the State's share of costs for
residential placement by the Committee on Special Education.
o Adds $25 million for the Kinship Guardianship Assistance Program
(KinGAP) and removes the program from the Foster Care Block
Grant.
o Adds $5 million for Child Advocacy Centers, for a total of $10.2
million.
o Adds $30 million to support legislative initiatives.
o Restores $2 million for 2-1-1.
o Restores $1.9 million in additional support for the Kinship Care
Program, for a total of $2.2 million.
o Restores $1.5 million in additional support for the Youth
Development Program, for a total of $15.6 million.
o Restores $1.5 million for Child Care Facilitated Enrollment
Demonstration Projects in New York City, Erie County, and
Onondaga County, providing $500,000 to each area.
o The Senate proposes reforming and expanding New York State's
Child Care system so more working families have access to
affordable and quality child care for children up to five years
old. For the expansion of child care, the Senate provides:
-$2.2 billion in SFY 2022-23.
-$3.7 billion in SFY 2023-24.
-$4.1 billion in SFY 2024-25 and thereafter.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $43.6 million as
follows:
o The Senate proposes $200 million to support the construction,
conversion, and rehabilitation of properties to create and
expand access to child care.

Article VII Proposal (S.8006-B)
* PART L -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to increase the
income eligibility limit for child care subsidies from 200 percent
of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) to 300 percent over the next
three years. The Senate advances an alternative proposal to expand
child care vouchers to the 100th percentile of the actual cost of
care for households earning up to 500 percent of the FPL, to be
phased in over the next three years for children up to five years of
age or until the end of their first year of eligibility for
kindergarten. Households with incomes between 300 percent and 500
percent of the FPL would not have co-payments of more than 10
percent of their household income over the FPL. The Senate further
proposes to provide workforce stabilization grants to child care
providers, and grants for child care infrastructure in both capital
funding and assistance with recruitment, training, and retention of
child care providers. The Senate directs the Child Care Task Force
to develop a plan for achieving free universal child care within
four years.
* PART M -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
eliminate the sunset provision for restructuring of financing for
residential school placements. The Senate supports shifting a
greater share of this cost to the State.
* PART N -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to reauthorize a
five-year extension of the current Child Welfare Financing Reform
Act. The Senate increases the 62 percent open-ended reimbursement to
local social service districts for preventative services to 65
percent.
* PART O -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to require
social service districts to increase their payment rates to the full
100 percent of the Maximum State Aid Rates within two years. The
Senate separates the Kinship Guardianship Assistance Program
(KinGAP) from the Foster Care Block Grant.
* PART P -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
authorize homeless youth to give consent for medical, dental, health
and hospital services for themselves, without the need of consent
from a parent or guardian.
* PART Q -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
incorporate the Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Act into the
Executive Law and Criminal Procedure Law.

City University of New York (CUNY)

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $3.2 billion as
follows:
o Provides $500 million for the CUNY "New Deal." The Senate
increases year-to-year support for CUNY by $500 million,
including $153 million for new full-time faculty, $59.6 million
to fully close the TAP Gap, restoring pre-pandemic community
college funding, increasing adjunct pay, eliminating student
fees, and decreasing the cost of tuition.

o Provides an additional $3.4 million for the Search for
Education, Elevation, and Knowledge (SEEK) opportunity program,
for a total of $40.4 million.
o Provides $2.5 million for Centers for Mental Health Excellence.
o Provides $1.5 million for Senate Initiatives.
o Provides an additional $165,000 for CUNY LEADS, for a total of
$2 million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $1.8 million by
providing an additional $162,000 for the Arthur O. Eve Higher
Education Opportunity Program (HEOP), for a total of $1.9 million.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $793 million by
providing an additional $10 million for energy transition training
centers.

Article VII Proposal (S.8006-B)
* PART D -- The Senate concurs with the Executive proposal to remove
the TAP Gap's three-year phase in plan and fully fund the TAP Gap
starting in fiscal year 2022-2023.
* NEW PART KK -- The Senate advances language to phase out the
charging of mandatory fees to graduate student workers at CUNY.

Civil Service, Department of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $67 million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $2 million.

Article VII Proposals (S.8005-B)
* PART R -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
permit the use of continuous recruitment testing.
* PART S -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
remove the requirement that open-competitive examinations be held at
the same time promotional examinations are held.
* PART T -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
allow the transfer of noncompetitive employees appointed through the
State's 55-B and 55-C programs into the competitive class.
* PART U -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to expand the
statutory shift pay differential.

Article VII Proposals (S.8006-B)
* PART HH -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to waive the
income cap on retired public employees who return to work in public
schools through June 30, 2024 by clarifying the definition of public
schools.

Commission of Correction, State

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $3.3
million.

Corrections and Community Supervision, Department of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $3 billion.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $37 million by
adding appropriation language to include reporting requirements
related to the Transitional Housing Program.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $479
million.

Article VII Proposals (S.8005-B)
* PART B -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
allow gender affirming treatment in State and local correctional
facilities.
* PART C -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
expand the eligibility criteria for Educational Release, Furlough,
and the Limited Credit Time Allowance program.
* PART D -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to eliminate
parole supervision fees, as originally proposed in S.2201.
* PART E -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
grant DOCCS the authority to request and obtain a certified birth
certificate or transcript of birth on behalf of incarcerated
individuals.
* PART F -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
prohibit Parole Board Commissioners from outside employment.
* PART BB -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
allow private sector employment for incarcerated persons.

Council on the Arts

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $5.2
million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $82.8 million as
follows:
o Adds:
-$47 million for stabilization grants.
-$10 million for arts organizations outside of New York City.
o Restores $771,000 for additional Senate initiatives.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $20 million by
creating a new $10 million capital program for arts organizations
outside New York City.

Criminal Justice Services, Division of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $87 million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B):
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $322 million as
follows:

o Adds $40 million to support restoration and increased support
for Legislative grants for community safety and restorative
justice grant programs that:
-Support gun violence prevention programs, gang and crime
reduction strategies managed by local governments, and
community-based not-for-profit service providers.
-Support survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence.
-Support criminal and civil legal services, alternatives to
incarceration, community supervision and re-entry
initiatives.
o Modifies gun violence funding to provide $50,000 dedicated
funding streams to SNUG Rochester, SNUG Kingston, SNUG
Middletown, SNUG New Rochelle and SNUG Queens.
o Provides $59 million in general fund support to aid in the
continued implementation of Discovery Reform.
o Modifies the Executive recommendation related to the Legal
Services Assistance Fund (LSAF) appropriation. Alternatively,
the Senate requests that the LSAF program be allocated as it has
been in previous years.
-Restores $1.4 million for Civil or Criminal Legal Services,
including legal services for survivors of Domestic Violence
or Veterans; and Indigent Parolee Legislative grants.
o Modifies the Executive recommendations related to the Federal
Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) appropriation.
Alternatively, the Senate requests that the Byrne JAG program be
allocated as it has been in previous years.
-Restores $300,000 for violence, crime and drug prevention and
alternatives to incarceration Legislative grants.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $75 million.

Article VII Proposals (S.8005-B)
* PART A -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to make
permanent a provision of law allowing the transfer of funds from the
New York County District Attorney to the State for the purposes of
funding electronic criminal discovery by extending the provision for
one year. The Senate strongly supports increasing financial support
for implementing discovery reform in counties across the State and
provides $59 million.
* PART AA -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to seal
criminal records three years after the expiration of the maximum
sentence for misdemeanors and seven years after the expiration of
the maximum sentence for felonies. The Senate advances language that
would immediately seal records three years after the release from
custody on misdemeanor convictions and seven years after the release
from custody on felony convictions, as originally proposed in
S.1553-C.

Deferred Compensation Board

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $920,000.

Dormitory Authority of the State of New York

Article VII Proposals (S.8008-B)

* PART DD -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to extend the
Dormitory Authority's authorization from July 1, 2022 to July 1,
2025 by making such authorization permanent and making the creation
of a subsidiary subject to legislative approval.
* PART EE -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
authorize the Dormitory Authority to provide services to any
not-for-profit corporation in the State for capital projects costing
$5 million or more.
* PART FF -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
authorize the Dormitory Authority to set up and maintain a list of
pre-qualified bidders and to restrict bidding for public works
projects to those on that list.
* PART GG -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
authorize the Dormitory Authority to provide services to any
awardees of the Downtown Revitalization Program.
* PART HH -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
authorize the Dormitory Authority to provide services to other State
authorities.
* PART II -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
authorize the Dormitory Authority to work with the Office of
Cannabis Management to ensure private financing sources can assist
with the design and build-out of retail cannabis locations. The
Senate supports the concept of using State investment to leverage
private funding for establishing social and economic equity licensee
dispensaries efficiently and equitably, and seeks to provide
additional clarity on the program's implementation and intent.

Economic Development, Department of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $40 million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $59.2 million as
follows:
o Adds $5.5 million in additional support for the Centers of
Excellence (COEs), providing $1.25 million to each center, for a
total of $17.5 million.
o Adds $5.2 million in additional support for the Centers for
Advanced Technology (CATs), providing $1.25 million to each
center, for a total of $18.8 million.
o Adds $200,000 to establish the Center of Workforce Excellence in
Elder and Health Training at Onondaga Community College.
o Restores $1 million in additional support for the Tourism
Promotion Matching Grant program, for a total of $3.5 million.

Article VII Proposals (S.8008-B)
* NEW PART WWW -- The Senate advances language for the corresponding
ConnectALL Executive appropriation to create the Division of
Broadband Development within the Department of Economic Development
to implement the Working to Implement Reliable and Equitable
Deployment of Broadband Act (WIRED Broadband Act) and to establish
grant programs to support broadband deployment in unserved and
underserved areas, assist municipalities with broadband projects,
and increase adoption and access to affordable, equitable, and
reliable high-speed broadband across the State.

Education Department, New York State

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $637 million, as
by adding the following items:
o $11.7 million for All Funds increase in State Operations.
o $1.6 million for SED Translation services.
o $1.3 million for a Special Education Tuition Rate study.
o $1.2 million for a Foundation Aid Study.
o $1 million for Curriculum Development.
o $200,000 for the Blue Ribbon Graduation panel.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $40 billion as
follows:
o Adds:
-$250 million for Universal Pre-Kindergarten, with a full
phase-in over two years.
-$195 million to reflect updated school aid formula data.
-$100 million for Community Schools as categorical aid.
-$50 million for Mental Health grants.
-$36 million for Prior-Year Aid Queue.
-$27 million for Library Operating aid.
-$26 million for Teacher Centers.
-$20 million for Tax Certiorari Grants and grants for
districts with an extraordinary change in taxable property
valuation.
-$20 million for Transportation Grants for Districts with High
Density.
-$19 million for BOCES aid.
-$14 million for Career Technology Education reimbursement
rate.
-$13 million for students with disabilities attending college
in New York.
-$10 million for Special Education Teacher Salaries.
-$6 million for additional Senate restorations and
initiatives.
-$5 million for Diversity in Teaching.
-$5 million to hold UPK harmless for enrollment declines due
to the pandemic.
-$5 million for STEM instruction in nonpublic schools.
-$4.3 million for existing Higher Education Opportunity
Programs (HEOP).
-$2.2 million for existing Liberty Partnerships Programs.
-$1.9 million for existing Science and Technology Entry
Programs (STEP).
-$1.4 million for existing Collegiate Science and Technology
Entry Programs (C-STEP).
-$1.2 million for Diversity Review of Library content.
-$750,000 for Dental Grant Program.
-$720,000 for the Foster Youth Initiative.
-$350,000 for the Latino U College Access (LUCA) program.
-$300,000 for the Schomburg Center.
-$125,000 for the Langston Hughes Library.
o Restores:
-$5 million in Additional Grants to Schools.
-$2 million for School Immunization.
-$475,000 for Magellan Foundation.
-$450,000 for United Community Schools Inc.
-$275,000 for Auburn School Resource Officers.

-$250,000 for Long Island Pre-K Initiative (BOCES).
-$237,500 for Executive Leadership Institute.
-$100,000 for the Syracuse University Inclusive program.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $118 million by
adding $31 million for Library Construction Aid.

Article VII Proposals (S.8006-B)
* PART A -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal related to
school aid as follows:
o Accepts the Contracts for Excellence extender for the 2022-2023
school year.
o Accepts the elimination of building aid reductions for school
districts receiving energy efficiency grants from New York State
Energy Research and Development Authority's Clean Green Schools
program.
o Accepts building aid penalty forgiveness.
o Accepts transportation aid penalty forgiveness.
o Accepts the electronic filing of transportation contracts.
o Accepts extending the Department's authority to administer the
universal full day pre-k program statewide through June 30,
2023.
o Intentionally omits extending mayoral control and accountability
over New York City schools for four years.
o Intentionally omits the freezing of school aid claims based on
the November data.
o Accepts the New York City Consortium for Worker Education
reimbursement for the 2022-23 school year.
* NEW PART A-1 -- The Senate advances language to:
o Pause the annual reconciliation process for special education
schools for five years and require the State Education
Department to assemble a task force to replace the current rate
setting methodology structure.
o Increase the aidable salaries for staff providing career and
technical education services through BOCES.
o Extend reimbursement for ninth graders in Special Services Aid
for non-component school districts.
o Strengthen reporting on the American Rescue Plan and Foundation
Aid funds to include broader stakeholder input, goals, and
ratios for pupil support, personnel, detailed summaries of
investments in current year initiatives, and balance funds spent
in priority areas.
o Expand capital outlay authority to school districts.
o Increase building aid reimbursement for districts that have
historically low rates of reimbursement but that have a high
percentage of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch.
o Repeal current law that requires school districts to submit
school level funding plans that are duplicative with
requirements of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act.
o Authorize 4201 schools to establish a fiscal reserve fund.
o Hold harmless 4410s, 853s and Special Act schools from
enrollment fluctuation of students due to COVID for the 2021-22
school year.
o Expand community school grants and the distribution of funding.
o Authorize the Peekskill City School District to apply to the
Commissioner of Education to receive an apportionment.

* PART B -- The Senate modifies the Executive zero emission school bus
proposal to convert school bus fleets to zero emissions by including
provisions related to protection and training for bus drivers and
mechanics, public works, as well as adding public transit buses to
the zero emissions conversion and establishing a state fleet
procurement plan for zero emission vehicles.
* PART C -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
create a temporary certification for teachers. The Senate provides
funding to the State Education Department to hire additional staff
to increase efficiency and improve processing times.
* PART J -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to streamline
the approval process for new curricula to automatically approve new
curricula after 60 days for long-standing institutions unless the
State Education Department determines the institution's application
is incomplete or insufficient. The Senate provides funding to the
State Education Department to hire additional staff to increase
efficiency and improve review times.
* PART K -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to allow
non-certified public accountants to own a minority stake in an
accounting firm and to allow the Department to keep the registration
fees collected from non-certified public accountants.

Elections, State Board of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $20.4 million by
adding $5 million to establish an Office of Voting Rights, pursuant
to a Chapter of the Laws of 2022.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $10 million as
follows:
o Adds $30 million in additional support for the New York State
Campaign Finance Program for matching funds for participating
candidates, for a total of $40 million.
o Adds $10 million for assistance to local Boards of Elections for
costs including continued implementation and expansion of early
voting.

Article VII Proposals (S.8005-B)
* PART N -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
reduce the deadline to register to vote from 20 days before an
election to ten days and to reduce the required postmarked date on a
registration form from 25 to 15 days before an election. The Senate
already passed S.2951 to make this change earlier this year.
* PART O -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
require polling places on college campuses to include the early
voting period, exclude registrants with inactive status from the 300
registrant requirement and require colleges and universities to
agree to the placement of poll sites that cannot be placed on a
campus. The Senate already passed S.4658 to make this change earlier
this year.

Empire State Development Corporation

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $526.5 million
as follows:

* Adds $200 million for the Small Business Seed Funding Grant Program
and amends eligibility requirements for the Small Business Recovery
Grant Program.
* Adds $2 million in additional support for the Minority and
Women-Owned Business Development and Lending Program, for a total of
$2.6 million.
* Adds $10 million to support legislative initiatives.
* Directs $50 million for workforce training to comply with the
Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act and Environmental
Bond Act, as well as for electric bus maintenance and repair
training as part of the workforce development grant program.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $3.5 billion as
follows:
* Eliminates $800 million for the NYS Regional and Community
Assistance Program.
* Rejects $100 million increase for the New York Works Economic
Development Fund, for a total of $220 million.
* Accepts $1.45 billion for the ConnectALL Broadband initiative and
advances a framework for deployment and implementation of ConnectALL
broadband access for all New Yorkers with legislative approval for
the ConnectALL spending plan.

Article VII Proposal (S.8008-B)
* PART Y -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to extend the
General Loan Powers of the New York State Urban Development
Corporation for three years by extending these powers for one year.
* PART Z -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to extend the
Urban Development Corporation's Authority to administer the Empire
State Development Fund for three years by extending these powers for
one year.
* PART BB -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to include
Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) in the Linked
Deposit Program to specify that such CDFIs must also meet the
requirements of the New York State Community Reinvestment Act.
* PART CC -- The Senate modifies the Executive Small Business Seed
Funding Grant Program to expand the eligible businesses to include
closed businesses that can show COVID-19 expenditures related to
their closing.
* PART HHH -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to expand the
Restore New York Grant Program to ensure that work is done with
adequate labor protections and opportunities for MWBEs.
* NEW PART III -- The Senate advances language to expand the Empire
State Development Corporation's database of all economic development
benefits, subsidies, and tax incentives and to make specific
information regarding economic development awards more available to
the public (S.5711-A).
* NEW PART TTT -- The Senate advances language amending the Small
Business Recovery Grant Program to make it more accessible and
expand eligibility.
* NEW PART VVV -- The Senate advances language authorizing an
independent analysis of economic development-related tax benefits,
tax incentives, and tax deductions.

Employee Relations, Office of

State Operations (S.8000-B)

* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $11.8
million.

Energy Research and Development Authority

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $23.6
million.

Article VII Proposal (S.8008-B)
* PART AAA -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to authorize
the Energy Research and Development Authority to finance a portion
of its research, development and demonstration, policy and planning,
and Fuel NY program, as well as climate-change-related expenses of
the Department of Environmental Conservation and the Department of
Agriculture and Markets' Fuel NY program, from an assessment on gas
and electric corporations.
* PART EEE -- The Senate modifies the Executive Proposal that
establishes the Advanced Building Codes, Appliance and Equipment
Efficiency Standards, and Building Benchmarking Act of 2022, by
substituting its own language that a municipality may only issue a
permit for new construction under seven stories that is an
all-electric building by 2024, and may only issue a permit for new
construction seven stories or more that is an all-electric building
by 2027 (S.6843B). The Senate further modifies the Executive
Proposal to direct the State Fire Prevention and Building Code
Council to adopt new energy codes and to require the Department of
State and NYSERDA to expand appliance standards (S.7176).

Environmental Conservation, Department of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $481.4
million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate adds $1.9 million for environment and parks projects and
for the restoration of legislative priority projects.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $5.7 billion as
follows:
o Increases the Environmental Bond Act from $4 billion to $6
billion by adding $2 billion to the Climate Change Mitigation
suballocation and provides for the following:
-$1 billion in new funding for renewable heating and cooling,
and weatherization of low-to-moderate income households.
-$1 billion in new funding for the purchase of or conversion
to zero emission school and transit buses and the
installation of bus and passenger car charging
infrastructure.
-Reallocates $400 million from Natural Resources to Climate
Change Mitigation for capital grants to communities for
climate mitigation projects.
-Allocates $500 million of Restoration and Flood Risk
Reduction funding for climate adaptation projects, including
dam safety projects.

o Carves out $13 million for Senate environmental, climate, and
parks priority items within the Environmental Protection Fund.
o Carves out $11 million of existing reappropriation funds for
expansion of the Huntington Station Sewer Treatment Center.

Article VII Proposal (S.8008-B)
* PART KK -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to amend the
Clean Water Infrastructure Act of 2017 to eliminate the $25 million
cap on spending for the Solid Waste Mitigation Program.
* PART LL -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to extend and
expand the brownfields cleanup program by substituting its own
language to extend and expand the brownfields cleanup program and
expand the brownfield tax credits (S.7210 and S.7606-A).
* PART MM -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to extend for
five years, to December 31, 2027, the provisions of the
Environmental Conservation Law pertaining to mandatory acceptance of
waste tires and imposing a recycling fee on new tire purchases.
* PARTS NN & OO -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to
increase the amount of indebtedness authorized by the Environmental
Bond Act by increasing the amount of indebtedness authorized to $6
billion and by adding climate change adaptation and prevention
projects to the categories of eligible projects.
* PART PP -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to increase the
transfer from real estate taxes to the Environmental Protection Fund
from $119.1 million to $257.4 million.
* PART QQ -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to amend the
Freshwater Wetlands Act by substituting its own language to amend
the Freshwater Wetlands Act to eliminate the jurisdictional mapping
requirement and to provide for protection of smaller wetlands of
unusual importance (S.5116-C).
* PART RR -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to establish
an extended producer responsibility program by substituting its own
language to establish an extended producer responsibility program
for packaging and paper products (S.1185-C).
* PART SS -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to establish
the Toxics in Packaging Act banning PFAS substances and phthalates
in packaging.
* PART TT -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to authorize
Suffolk County to establish a county-wide wastewater management
district by granting counties explicit authority to create districts
having boundaries coinciding with the territorial boundaries of the
county.
* PART UU -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to make school
districts eligible for wastewater infrastructure funding from the
Clean Water State Revolving Fund.
* PART WW -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to eliminate
the vessel surcharge applied when vessels register or renew their
registration.
* PART XX -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to shift
responsibility for payment of local real property taxes for lands
managed by the Hudson River-Black River Regulating District from the
District to the State.
* PART YY -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to eliminate
certain powers and duties of the State Council of Parks, Recreation
and Historic Preservation and the Regional Councils of Parks,
Recreation and Historic Preservation and specify that the powers of
those entities are advisory only.

* NEW PART UUU -- The Senate advances language to create a clean fuel
standard to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation
sector (S.2962A).

Executive Chamber

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive's recommendation of $17.9
million.

Financial Control Board

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $3.5
million.

Financial Services, Department of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $397
million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $83.9
million.

Article VII Proposals (S.8008-B)
* PART S -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to allow record
sharing to facilitate automating student loan forgiveness for state
employees.
* PART T -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to extend the
Entertainment Subsidy Assistance Demonstration Program for an
additional year.

Gaming Commission

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $103.8
million.

Aid to Localities (S. 8003-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $390
million.

Article VII Proposals (S.8009-B)
* PART CC -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to authorize
the issuance of additional casino licenses by:
o Limiting the number of facilities per zone.
o Requiring local approval of casino siting.
o Holding harmless the Nassau County VLT hosting agreement.
o Specifying parameters for application scoring, including a
diversity category to ensure that jobs and casino ownership are
reflective of New York's diverse workforce.
o Applying minimum licensing fees of at least $1 billion per
license.
* PART DD -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to extend the
use of capital funds for operating costs by certain off-track

betting corporations for one year to authorize the Catskill
Off-Track Betting Corporation to access such funds.
* PART EE -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to extend
pari-mutuel tax rates and simulcast provisions for one year.
* NEW PART MM -- The Senate advances a proposal to permit additional
applicants to apply for mobile sports wagering licenses and mandates
that the request for proposals integrate a scoring factor that
encourages diversity in the market, including minorities, women, and
service-disabled veterans in applicant ownership, leadership, and
workforce.

General Services, Office of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $1.05 billion by
adding $1 million in additional support for the Office of Language
Access, for a total of $2 million.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $440.8
million.

Article VII Proposals (S.8005-B)
* PART J -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to provide a
three-year extension rather than a five-year extension on the
authorization for State agencies to enter into emergency
construction contracts.
* NEW PART JJ -- The Senate advances language to require cost
comparison reviews of consulting services as compared to the State
workforce (S.5356).

Article VII Proposals (S.8006-B)
* PART GG -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal by
substituting the language with an existing Senate proposal requiring
State agencies to provide translation and interpretation services in
the 12 most common non-English languages spoken in New York State
(S.5236-A).

General State Charges

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $7.3
billion.

Green Thumb

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $4.5
million.

Greenway Heritage Conservancy of the Hudson River Valley

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $225,000.

Health, Department of

State Operations (S.8000-B)

* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $3.9
billion.

Aid to Localities (S. 8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $198.3 billion
as follows:

Public Health
o Provides an additional $345 million to expand the Essential Plan
to all uninsured individuals under 200 percent of the Federal
Poverty Level who would otherwise be eligible except for their
immigration status.
o Adds $13.3 million to support restoration of SFY22 Legislative
grants.
o Provides an additional $6.7 million to increase support for
Legislative grants.
o Provides an additional $12.5 million for General Public Health
Work.
o Provides an additional $1.3 million for Nurses Across New York.
o Provides an additional $1 million for modernizing EMS services.
o Provides an additional $1 million to support Transgender and
Gender Non-Conforming Wellness and Equity health programs and
services.
o Provides an additional $250,000 for a study of the effects and
hurdles in the certificate of need process in smaller
institutions.
o Provides an additional $250,000 for a study to assess the costs
associated with consumer-directed services.
o Restores $250,000 for the Diversity in Medicine Program

Medicaid
o Provides $1 billion for assistance to financially distressed or
safety net hospitals, amongst other criteria, through State
operating funds that will be allocated pursuant to a plan
approved by the Temporary President of the Senate and the
Speaker of the Assembly.
o Provides an additional $625 million for Fair Pay for Home Care
Workers.
o Provides an additional $422 million for the reduction of
Medicaid Pharmacy Benefit Management fees.
o Provides an additional $277.5 million to eliminate the
eligibility requirement for personal and home care.
o Eliminates the $250 million Distressed Hospital Fund Sales Tax
Intercept.
o Restores $41.2 million for "provider prevails" in Medicaid
managed care and fee-for-service.
o Provides an additional $34.2 million for Maternal Health
Reforms.
o Provides an additional $30 million to support nursing home
reforms.
o Restores $230,000 for the Utilization Threshold Program.
o Provides for an additional $2 million for the Long-Term Care
Ombudsman Program

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)

* The Senate modifies the Executive All Funds recommendation of $2.1
billion by providing an additional $400 million for the Statewide
Health Care Facility Transformation Program IV.

Article VII Proposal (S.8007-B)
* PART A -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to create a
nurse student loan repayment program by expanding the list of
professions eligible for the program and including more funding to
support its growth.
* PART B -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to join an
interstate commission to facilitate the licensing of physicians and
nurses in other member states to practice in New York.
* PART C -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
expand the scope of practice of several health care professions.
While such expansions are noteworthy, each scope of practice
deserves a robust conversation outside the context of the Executive
Budget.
* PART D -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to provide a
one-time bonus for health care and mental hygiene workers by
expanding the list of eligible personnel to include other front-line
workers in support positions and by addressing the benefits cliff
that would have inadvertently made certain workers ineligible for
public assistance.
* PART E -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to increase
annual base grant funding for Local Health Departments by increasing
fringe benefits and restoring New York City's General Public Health
Work funding.
* PART F -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to modernize
emergency medical services by including more funding to support its
growth and clarifying definitions.
* PART G -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
transfer the oversight of health-related professions from the State
Education Department to the Department of Health.
* PART H -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
change how the Medicaid Global Cap is calculated and instead
advances language to repeal the State's Medicaid spending cap
(S.5255).
* PART I -- The Senate concurs with the Executive proposal to increase
the Medicaid trend factor by 1 percent.
* PART J -- The Senate concurs with the Executive proposal to delay
rebasing and reweighting of acute hospital rates until no earlier
than January 1, 2024.
* PART K -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to authorize a
fourth round of grants for the Statewide Health Care Facility
Transformation Program by creating a carveout of 25 percent for
community based organizations, including State University of New
York hospitals in the program, and including $400 million for safety
net facilities.
* PART L -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to amend change
of ownership laws by including a study on the current oversight
process to identify potential barriers to licensure.
* PART M -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to expand
exemptions within the definition of revenue used to determine
minimum spending requirements and conditioning appropriations to the
implementation of the program.
* PART N -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to eliminate the
Medicaid resource test and raise the income eligibility for adults

age 65 and older and individuals with intellectual and developmental
disabilities.
* PART O -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
increase the reimbursement rate for private duty nursing and instead
advances language to restore inpatient reimbursement rates for
Article 16 facilities, establish the State's Program of
All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, and revise rates for medically
fragile adults (S.6861, S.6664-A, and S.7513).
* PART P -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to procure
Medicaid's managed care program through a competitive bid process by
rejecting the procurement process changes but preserving language on
access and coverage of services provided by national cancer
institute-designated cancer centers.
* PART Q -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to expand the
Essential Plan by accepting the proposed expansions in eligibility
and advances language to allow undocumented immigrants to enroll in
the plan (S.1572-A).
* PART R -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal and
instead advances language to require health insurance policies to
cover abortion services (S.7002).
* PART S -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to extend
Medicaid postpartum coverage to one year after the end of pregnancy
for all, including undocumented individuals (S.1411-A).
* PART T -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
require a test for syphilis during the third trimester of pregnancy.
* PART U -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to expand
services under the Child Health Plus plan, eliminate or lower
premiums for certain individuals, and increase coverage for
particular populations.
* PART V -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal on
telehealth and instead advances language to establish parity for
health care services delivered via telehealth and expand the list of
telehealth providers (S.5505 and S.6846-A).
* PART W -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
streamline the utilization review process.
* PART X -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
rename the Office of Minority Health.
* PART Y -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to allow updates
to marriage certificates to reflect changes in name or gender
designation.
* PART Z -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to reauthorize
the Physician's Excess Medical Malpractice Program by rejecting the
proposed payment installment but accepting the program's one year
extension.
* PART AA -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
modify the State's surprise billing laws.
* PART BB -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
eliminate prescriber prevails from the Medicaid program.
* PART CC -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to extend
various provisions of the Public Health and Social Services Law as
follows:
o Intentionally omits provisions extending the deadline to
determine the Assisted Living Program (ALP) Need Methodology.
o Intentionally omits provisions related to the Statewide Patient
Centered Medical Home program.
o Intentionally omits provisions granting permanent authority to
the Department of Health to appoint a temporary operator of an

adult care facility, assisted living residence, hospital or
diagnostic/treatment center.
o Accepts the extension of authority of the Department of Health
to issue DSH/IGT Payments for Hospitals outside NYC through
March 31, 2025.
o Intentionally omits a permanent extension of the Collaborative
Drug Therapy Management Program.
o Intentionally omits an extension of the Statewide Medicaid
Integrity & Efficiency Initiative.
o Intentionally omits the permanent extension of the Distressed
Provider Assistance Program.
o Intentionally omits extensions to various due dates for working
groups and task force reports.
* NEW PART PP -- The Senate advances language to create Medicaid
prescription drug reimbursement rate parity between managed care and
fee-for-service pharmacy benefits (S.7909).
* NEW PART QQ -- The Senate advances language to adjust activity of
daily living-based restrictions on eligibility for personal and home
care services under Medicaid (S.5028-A).
* NEW PART RR -- The Senate advances language to establish a base wage
for home care workers at 150 percent of the regional minimum wage
and a regional minimum rate of reimbursement for fiscal
intermediaries (S.5374-A).
* NEW PART SS -- The Senate advances language to codify the Quality
Incentive Vital Access Provider Program and provide funding to
support its growth.
* NEW PART TT -- The Senate advances language to nullify certain
provisions which exempted contracts providing health related
services from competitive bidding requirements.
* NEW PART XX -- The Senate advances language to require a study of
the Consumer Directed Personal Care Program and to pause any program
changes while such study is underway.

Article VII Proposals (S.8008-B)
* PART X -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
grant healthcare providers licensed in foreign nations authorization
to practice in New York State in connection with the Winter World
Games.

Medicaid Inspector General, Office of the

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $57.5
million.

Higher Education Facilities Capital Matching Grants Program (HECap)

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $30 million as
follows by providing an additional $30 million for Green HECap, the
design, reconstruction, or equipping of private college facilities
that adhere to the goals of the Climate Leadership and Community
Protection Act.

Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $52 million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $1.1 billion as
follows:
o Adds $7.1 million in the 2022-23 academic year for reforms to
the Tuition Assistance Program by raising the income ceiling
from $80,000 to $110,000. Changes in eligibility shall apply to
students attending both public and private colleges and
universities.
o Adds $10.4 million for raising the minimum TAP award to $1,000.
Changes in eligibility shall apply to students attending both
public and private colleges and universities.
o Adds $500,000 for the Young Farmer Loan Forgiveness Program.

Article VII Proposals (S.8006-B)
* PART D -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to remove the
TAP Gap's three-year phase-in plan and fully fund the TAP Gap
starting in fiscal year 2022-2023.
* PART E -- The Senate concurs with the Executive proposal to expand
TAP to part-time students and to students enrolled at a community
college in a non-degree apprenticeship program.
* PART F -- The Senate concurs with the Executive proposal to restore
TAP to incarcerated individuals. The Senate encourages the use of
high quality programs for incarcerated individuals with a focus on
in-person learning.
* PART G -- The Senate concurs with the Executive proposal to
accelerate the Excelsior Scholarship Tuition Reset by one year so
the State University of New York can receive the actual costs of
tuition for these students starting in Academic Year 2023.
* PART H -- The Senate concurs with the Executive proposal to allow
529 Accounts to be used for apprenticeship programs certified by the
U.S. Secretary of Labor and registered with the National
Apprenticeship Program.
* PART I -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
prohibit the practice of withholding transcripts for student-related
debt.
* NEW PART MM -- The Senate advances language to reform the Tuition
Assistance Program by increasing the income threshold from $80,000
to $110,000 and increasing the minimum TAP Award from $500 to
$1,000. Changes in eligibility shall apply to students attending
both public and private colleges and universities.

Homeland Security and Emergency Services, Division of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $88 million.

Aids to Localities (S. 8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $4.9 billion as
follows:
o Adds $1.2 million to support restoration of SFY22 Legislative
grants.
o Adds an additional $1.2 million to increase support for
Legislative grants

Capital Projects (S. 8004-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $31 million.

Homes and Community Renewal

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $134.7
million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive proposal of $430.8 million as
follows:
o Adds $500 million for the Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF).
o Adds $250 million to support the Housing Access Voucher Program
(HAVP).
o Adds $15 million for the Homeowner Protection Program (HOPP) for
a total of $35 million.
o Adds $10 million for programs to provide housing stability aid
to those who have been diagnosed with HIV.
o Adds $7.2 million for additional Legislative Priorities.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive proposal for a new five year
Housing Capital Plan of $4.7 billion as follows:
o Adds $500 million for the New York City Housing Authority
(NYCHA).
o Adds $150 million for the Housing Our Neighbors with Dignity Act
(HONDA), with language to allow funds provided for HONDA to be
utilized statewide.
o Directs $30 million to the Small Rental Development Initiative
(SRDI).
o Adds $25 million for the Affordable Housing Corporation for a
total of $51 million.
o Adds $1 million for the Access to Homes program.
o Adds $1 million for the RESTORE program.

* Additionally, the Senate recommends repurposing $85 million in
existing capital funding for Accessory Dwelling Units as follows:
o $45 million for Code Compliance Grants.
o $40 million for a Community Land Trust Acquisition Fund.

Article VII Proposals (S.8006-B)
* PART Z -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal by increasing
funding for the Neighborhood and Rural Preservation Programs from
$18.2 million to $20.8 million. Additionally, the Senate provides
carve-out funding for the Neighborhood and Rural Preservation
Coalitions of $250,000 for each coalition. The Senate proposal
increases funding by $30 million for the Rural Rental Assistance
Program.
* PART AA -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
allow New York City to establish a new program to address and
legalize existing Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs).
* PART BB -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
prohibit property owners from denying housing accommodations to an
individual based on prior conviction records.
* PART CC -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
exempt New York City from the State residential floor area ratio
limit.
* PART DD -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
facilitate the conversion of hotel and commercial space into
residential housing, and proposes to support affordable housing
through the Housing Our Neighbors with Dignity Act with statewide
appropriations.

* PART EE -- The Executive intentionally omitted this proposal in the
30-Day Amendments.
* PART FF -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
prohibit property owners from denying housing accommodations to an
individual based on poor credit history.
* PART II -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive's Affordable
Neighborhoods for New Yorkers 485-w tax incentive proposal to
replace the Affordable New York Housing Program 421-a tax exemption.
* NEW PART NN -- The Senate advances a new proposal to create the
Housing Access Voucher Program, which would provide rental
assistance in the form of vouchers to individuals who are homeless
or facing imminent risk of becoming homeless, as proposed by S.2804.

Hudson River Valley Greenway Communities Council

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $245,000.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $136,000.

Human Rights, Division of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $20.7
million.

Article VII Proposals (S.8006-B)
* PART X -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
apply Human Rights Law anti-discrimination protections for victims
of domestic violence in all jurisdictional areas and will explore
this issue outside of the context of the Budget.
* PART Y -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
include immigration and citizenship status as a protected class
under the Human Rights Law and will explore this issue outside of
the context of the Budget.

Article VII Proposals (S.8008-B)
* PART R -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal by shortening
the effective date of the proposal to now require all State agencies
offer a non-binary gender "X" identification option on all agency
forms and online within 90 days.

Indigent Legal Services, Office of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $7 million.

Aids to Localities (S. 8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $357 million as
follows:
o Adds an additional $210 million for the Assigned Counsel Program
("18-B").
o Adds an additional $6.5 million for the Parental Representation
Program.

Article VII Proposals (S.8005-B)

* NEW PART LL - The Senate advances language to increase reimbursement
rates for legal representation under the 18-B Assigned Counsel
Program as proposed in S.3527-A.

Information Technology Services, Office of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $827.3
million.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $115.7
million.

Inspector General, Office of the State

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $8.5
million.

Interest on Lawyer Account

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $2.2
million.

Aids to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $45 million.

Judiciary

Legislature and Judiciary (S.8001)
* The Senate concurs with the Office of Court Administration request
of $3.3 billion.

Article VII Proposals (S.8005-B)
* PART V -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
apply a variable, market-based interest rate to court judgments.
* NEW PART HH -- The Senate advances language to establish a nighttime
Family Court pilot program in New York City (S.3683-D).

Judicial Conduct, Commission on

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $7.2
million.

Judicial Nomination, Commission on

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $30,000.

Judicial Screening Committee

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $38,000.

Justice Center for Protection of People with Special Needs

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $60 million.

Aids to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $799,000.

Labor, Department of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $1.1 billion by
contributing an additional $300 million in SFY 2022-23 and $300
million in SFY 2023-24 to the Unemployment Insurance Fund in order
to help offset employer Unemployment Insurance premiums.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $10.3 billion as
follows:
o Provides $22.5 million to the Cornell School of Industrial and
Labor Relations. $20 million shall be available for a Climate
Jobs Institute to provide job and skills training for jobs in
the renewable energy sector and funding will also be available
for collaborations that advance an equitable economy and
democratic community, integrating scholarly and practical
understanding to strengthen civic action. $2.5 million shall be
available for the Cannabis Workforce Initiative to offer
training and education in the cannabis industry.
o Provides $28.8 million for Senate priorities.

Article VII Proposals (S.8006-B)
* PART V -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
ban certain non-compete agreements and no-poach agreements.
* PART W -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
increase criminal penalties for wage theft but supports efforts to
combat wage theft.
* NEW PART JJ -- The Senate advances language to set the unemployment
insurance tax contribution rates for employers in the fiscal years
of 2022 and 2023 and raise the maximum benefit rate for claimants,
as proposed in S.6791-A, which passed the Senate earlier this year.

Labor Management Committees

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $25.5
million.

Law, Department of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $299 million as
follows:
o Adds an additional $13 million to support general salary
increases.
o Adds an additional $3 million to support the Fair Housing
Testing Program.
o Adds an additional $2 million to support the Law Enforcement
Misconduct Investigative Office.

Capital Projects (S. 8004-B)

* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $6.5
million.

Lieutenant Governor, Office of the

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $746,000.

Local Government Assistance

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $2.5
million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $754.2 million
to support Local Government Assistance as follows:
o Adds an additional $210 million to support Aid and Incentives
for Municipalities (AIM).
o Adds $2 million in support for the Long Island Power Authority
(LIPA) Legislative Commission.
o Adds $500,000 in support for the Rochester City Council.
o Allows the South Shore Water Authority to receive up to $1
million from the County-Wide Shared Services panel.

Article VII Proposal (S.8005-B)
* PART W -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposed changes to the
County-Wide Shared Services Initiative to include schools.
* PART X -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to restore Aid
and Incentives for Municipalities and shift the funding source back
to the State by including additional funds to the program and
allocating it proportionately with the current distribution
schedule.
* NEW PART CC -- The Senate advances language to increase auditing by
the Nassau County Interim Finance Authority (NIFA) and reform the
board of the Nassau University Medical Center (NUMC) as proposed in
S.8381-A.
* NEW PART DD -- The Senate advances language to authorize the South
Shore Water Authority created in 2021 to have a dedicated stream of
funding identical to what was provided to the North Shore Water
Authority when these separate bills were passed and signed into law
in 2021, as proposed in S.7864.
* NEW PART EE -- The Senate advances language to cap the interest rate
to 7.5% for delinquent taxes on owner occupied residential real
property, as proposed in S.6310.
* NEW PART FF -- The Senate advances language to establish a
legislative commission on the future of the Long Island Power
Authority as provided for in S.7576A.
* NEW PART GG -- The Senate advances language to permit extended
bonding authority for the City of Long Beach to pay a substantial
settlement to ease the resulting tax burden on constituents as a
result of the resulting debt obligation.
* NEW PART II --The Senate advances language to authorize fees for
emergency medical expenses provided by fire departments, as proposed
in S.7186A.

Article VII Proposal (S.8008-B)

* NEW PART RRR -- The Senate advances language to create a climate
disaster and hurricane relief fund as proposed in, S.8135.

Mental Health, Office of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $2.2 billion and
provides a $22 million increase to support 200 additional inpatient
beds.

Aids to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $2.5 billion as
follows:
o Adds $2.6 million to support restoration of SFY22 Legislative
grants.
o Adds an additional $2.4 million to increase support for
Legislative grants.
o Adds an additional $5 million for the Crisis Intervention
Demonstration Program.
o Adds an additional $185,000 for Columbia and Greene County to
support the Dwyer program.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $434
million.

Article VII Proposal (S.8007-B)
* PART EE -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to establish a
9-8-8 suicide prevention and behavioral health crisis hotline system
by modifying reporting metrics and ensuring call centers are
established in-house.
* PART FF -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to recover
premiums from managed care providers if they have not met
established premium targets for behavioral health services by
increasing reporting and transparency measures.
* PART GG -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to extend
delivery system reform incentive payment practices through April 1,
2025 to instead provide an extension through April 1, 2023.
* PART LL -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to extend the
ambulatory patient group rate methodology through 2027.
* PART MM -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to extend
Kendra's Law for one year only.
* PART NN -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to extend
property pass-though laws to supportive housing programs.
* PART OO -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
grant the Office of Mental Health and Office for People with
Developmental Disabilities permanent authority to appoint temporary
operators.
* NEW PART WW -- The Senate advances a new proposal to create a crisis
intervention team demonstration program to assist law enforcement
officers in responding to crisis situations involving individuals
with mental illness and/or substance use disorder (S.4748).

Mental Hygiene, Department of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $600
million.

Article VII Proposal (S.8007-B)
* PART DD -- The Senate modifies the Executive's proposal by accepting
the 5.4 percent cost-of-living adjustment for eligible programs for
2022-23 and advances language to provide an additional 5.4 percent
adjustment for eligible programs in 2023-24.

People with Developmental Disabilities, Office for

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $2.3 billion

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $4.8 billion as
follows:
o Adds $980,000 to support restoration of SFY22 Legislative
grants.
o Adds an additional $1.02 million to increase support for
Legislative grants.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $113
million.

Planning Council, Developmental Disabilities

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $5 million.

Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Aids to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $901.8
million.

Article VII Proposal (S.8008-B)
* PART H -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal modifying the
MTA's design-build mandate threshold.
* PART I -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal
expanding the MTA's procurement powers, but supports efforts to
expand contract opportunities for MWBEs, small businesses, and
service-disabled veteran-owned businesses and improve their capacity
to perform multiple procurement methodologies.
* PART J -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal
extending the MTA's ability to enter into tax increment financing
and other alternative financing arrangements for 10 years, and
intends to hold a hearing to examine the current statute and
potential applications.
* PART K -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal
modifying the utility relocation process for capital programs, but
supports identifying better mechanisms for utilities and the MTA to
coordinate their capital work.
* PART L -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal increasing
penalties for assault and harassment on transit workers.
* PART M -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal
expanding the authorization to use mobile and fixed cameras for
various traffic enforcement purposes in the City of New York, but
remains open to discussing this issue outside the context of the
Budget, where camera enforcement is historically handled.

* PART N -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal
establishing criminal penalties for toll violations, but recognizes
the significant lost revenues resulting from implementation of
cashless tolling.
* NEW PART SSS -- The Senate advances language requiring the MTA to
publish additional reports on its website.

Military and Naval Affairs, Division of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $137
million.

Aids to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $1 million.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $76 million.

Article VII Proposal (S.8005-B)
* PART G -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to extend the
existing suspension of the annual transfer of $1.5 million from the
Public Safety Communications Account to the Emergency Services
Revolving Loan Fund for the State Fiscal Years of 2022-23 and
2023-24.

Mortgage Agency (SONYMA)

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $76.8
million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $155.3
million.

Motor Vehicles, Department of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $116.5
million.

Aids to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $24.8
million.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $430.5
million.

Article VII Proposals (S.8008-B)
* PART O -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to extend the
IPIRP program to clarify the authorization to continue live online
programming.
* PART P -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal extending
various revenue shifts and operational shifts to require the
Department to recommend replacement revenue sources to assist with

shifting DMV operations away from the Dedicated Highway and Bridge
Trust Fund.
* PART Q -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal authorizing DMV
to waive non-driver identification card fees to clarify programmatic
implementation (S.8083).
* PART GGG -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal shifting
training responsibility for the Young Adult CDL training program
from DOT to DMV.
* NEW PART JJJ -- The Senate advances language prohibiting school
buses from parking on streets in the City of New York on nights and
weekends (S.208).
* NEW PART PPP -- The Senate advances language authorizing the City of
New York to establish coordinated traffic control lights, known as
scramble crosswalks, around school arrival and dismissal times
(S.2880).

National And Community Service

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $30.4
million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $432,000.

Olympic Regional Development Authority

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $14.1
million.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $102.5 million
by providing a $6 million carve-out for Belleayre Mountain Ski
Center.

Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $285.6
million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $9.3
million.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $314.9 million
by adding $50 million.

Power Authority, New York

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $43 million.

Article VII Proposals (S.8008-B)

* PART ZZ -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
authorize the New York Power Authority to form a captive insurance
company.
* PART DDD -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
authorize the New York Power Authority to offer energy services to
any general hospital.
* PART FFF -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
authorize the New York Power Authority to lease or sell excess
capacity from its broadband technologies and infrastructure.

Prevention of Domestic Violence, Office for the

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive All Funds recommendation of $5
million by eliminating $300,000 for the establishment of the
Gender-Based Violence Training Institute.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive All Funds recommendation of $6
million.

Article VII Proposals (S.8005-B)
* PART H -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
create uniform domestic violence training standards and a Gender
Based Violence Training Institute within the Office for the
Prevention of Domestic Violence and intends to continue to discuss
this issue outside of the budget process.

Prosecutorial Conduct, Commission on

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $1.8 million by
adding an additional $4.3 million to support full operations of the
Commission.

Public Employment Relations Board

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $4.3 million to
provide an additional $2.5 million for system modernization,
additional staffing, and language access.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate provides $2.5 million in new capital funding for system
modernization measures.

Public Ethics, Joint Commission on

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive All Funds recommendation of
$5.6 million, but modifies appropriation language to change the
agency name to the Joint Commission on Public Ethics or their
successor pursuant to a chapter of the laws of 2022.

Article VII Proposals (S.8005-B)
* PART Q -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
apply a nominal gift-ban and certain conflict of interest provisions
to local municipal officials.

* PART Z -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
replace the Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE). The Senate
recognizes that the commission's mission has been impaired by
structural flaws and will continue to review proposals to overhaul
the state's ethics oversight and accountability systems.

Public Service, Department of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $111.8
million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $5.8 million by
providing $400 million in assistance for the reduction and
elimination of utility arrears.

Article VII Proposals (S.8008-B)
* PART BBB -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal authorizing
utility and cable television assessments that provide funds to
reimburse related utility regulatory expenses at the Office of
Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, the Departments of
Agriculture and Markets, Environmental Conservation, and State, and
expenses related to the public service education program at the
Department of Health.
* PART CCC -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal
relating to charges for the provision of gas service.

State, Department of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $118.2
million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $178.2 million
as follows:
o Adds $50 million for unreimbursed costs related to hurricane
damage.
o Adds $15.5 million for the Asian American and Pacific Islander
(AAPI) community to address racism and discrimination.
o Adds $6 million to establish the AAPI State Commission and data
disaggregation projects in partnership with the Department of
Health.
o Adds $2.7 million to support legislative initiatives.
o Adds $500,000 for Rockland County building code enforcement.
o Adds $200,000 in centrally-funded impact aid for municipalities
that host SUNY institutions.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $202 million by
excluding the Regional Economic Development Councils (REDCs) from
participating in the NY Forward program.

Article VII Proposals (S.8008-B)
* PART U -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal by eliminating
the proposed shift of responsibility for reviewing and approving

brownfield site assessments in Brownfield Opportunity Areas from the
Department of Environmental Conservation to the Department of State.
* PART W -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
establish a new definition of salon assistants and to exempt natural
hair braiders from licensing requirements.
* PART VV -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to strengthen
code enforcement in municipalities throughout the State by including
language to ensure that the enforcement activities of pre-existing
building codes currently used by municipalities such as New York
City are not impacted.

State Police, Division of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $917
million.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $133
million.

State University of New York (SUNY)

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $10.6 billion as
follows:
o Provides $600,000,000 for the SUNY "New Deal." The Senate
increases year-to-year support for SUNY by $600 million,
including $153 million for new full-time faculty, $48.8 million
to fully close the TAP Gap, restoring pre-pandemic community
college funding, increasing adjunct pay, eliminating student
fees, and decreasing the cost of tuition.
o Provides $67 million to SUNY hospitals for debt service
assistance. The Senate also recognizes that debt service poses a
fiscal burden on the SUNY Buffalo Medical College and looks to
find ways to provide similar relief.
o Provides an additional $6.6 million for Educational Opportunity
Centers (EOC), for a total of $79.2 million.
o Provides an additional $3.9 million for Educational Opportunity
Programs (EOP), for a total of $46.4 million.
o Provides $2.5 million for Centers for Mental Health Excellence.
o Provides $1.5 million for Senate Initiatives.
o Provides $300,000 for SUNY Student Government.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $450 million by
providing $11 million for Fashion Institute of Technology
Chargebacks.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $1.5 billion by
providing an additional $10 million for energy transition training
centers.

Article VII Proposals (S.8006-B)
* PART D -- The Senate concurs with the Executive proposal to remove
the TAP Gap's three-year phase in plan and fully fund the TAP Gap
starting in fiscal year 2022-2023.

* NEW PART KK -- The Senate advances language to phase out the
charging of mandatory fees to graduate student workers at SUNY.
* NEW PART MM -- The Senate advances language to reform the Tuition
Assistance Program by increasing the income threshold from $80,000
to $110,000 and increasing the minimum TAP Award from $500 to
$1,000.
* NEW PART LL -- The Senate advances language to require the general
fund cover costs associated with SUNY hospital debt service
(S.7684).

Statewide Financial System

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive's recommendation of $31.9
million.

Tax Appeals, Division of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $3.3
million.

Taxation and Finance, Department of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $468.3
million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $6.9
million.

Temporary and Disability Assistance, Office of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $462.3
million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $5.7 billion as
follows:
o Restores $1.6 billion for the Emergency Rental Assistance
Program (ERAP) using federal funds. In the absence of
reallocated federal funding, the Senate will provide State funds
to backfill any shortfalls up to $1 billion using criteria laid
out in the Landlord Rental Assistance program (LRAP).
o Restores funding for the following TANF programs:
-$5 million in additional support for the Advantage
Afterschool program, for a total of $33 million;
-$5.9 million for the Child Care Facilitated Enrollment
Demonstration Projects in New York City and Monroe County;
-$4 million for the Child Care Facilitated Enrollment
Demonstration Projects in Nassau and Suffolk Counties;
-$2.5 million for the Child Care Facilitated Enrollment
Demonstration Welfare Projects in the Capital District and
Oneida County; and
-$800,000 for the Welfare to Careers Program.

o Restores $1 million in support for the Refugee Resettlement
Program and provides an additional $7 million for a total of $10
million.
o Rejects new language included in the Safety Net and Family
Assistance appropriations that would have limited the states
contribution to the Family Homelessness and Eviction Prevention
Supplement (FHEPS) program fair market rent.
o Rejects new language included in the Transitional Rental
Assistance Program appropriation that diverted NYC's share of
funding from the program to the FHEPS program.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $128
million.

Article VII Proposals (S.8006-B)
* PART S -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to authorize the
pass-through of any Federal Supplemental Security Income Cost of
Living Adjustment.
* PART T -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to extend
temporary operator authorization for shelters.
* PART U -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal by including
the provisions of S.6589-A that would provide for 100% income
disregard for a period of six months for individuals who become
employed immediately following completion of a publicly funded
workforce program.
* NEW PART OO -- The Senate advances a new proposal to mandate that,
when sending the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
proposal plan to the federal government, the State must apply to use
the most generous eligibility criteria available, such as the use of
net income as opposed to gross income for eligibility calculation,
and the prioritization for assistance to households with high home
energy burdens, elderly persons, young children, disabled persons,
those receiving veterans benefits, and those with supplemental
security income. The proposal also requires OTDA to develop
materials to inform the public of new and existing utility
assistance programs.
* NEW PART PP -- The Senate advances a new proposal that clarifies
that public assistance debtor liens against real property incurred
prior to April 1, 2022 remain intact, however, no new public
assistance debt can become a lien against real property after that
effective date. Additionally, this part ensures existing liens
against real property cannot be enforced if a child of the debtor
remains in the home; allows burial costs to be deducted from the
public assistance debt in the event of the death of the debtor, and
the debtor or their estate is entitled to any balance left after the
social services district has recovered the amount due to them under
the mortgage.

Thruway Authority

Article VII Proposals (S.8008-B)
* PART F -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal
allowing the Thruway to use electronic bid submissions instead of
sealed bids.
* PART G -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal
modifying the Thruway's threshold of projects subject to Board
procurement guidelines.

Transportation, Department of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $443.6
million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $4.8 billion as
follows:
* Adds $53.6 million in supplemental support for STOA funding to
upstate transit systems to provide a 36.42% increase in funding to
provide parity in funding with downstate transit systems.
* Adds $20 million for on-demand transit grants for local governments
and transit systems to improve transportation in transit deserts and
for the purpose of expanding paratransit.
* Adds $20 million to support expanding the radius for paratransit
coverage from fixed route bus services to be at least three miles.
* Adds $16 million for grants to municipalities to fund DOT project
studies. These grants will help municipalities fund initial designs
for road and transit projects.
* Adds $1 million to support the CDTA's expansion to Montgomery
County.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $8.47 billion as
follows:
o Adds $2 billion in bonding authority for the DOT core highway
program to support bringing roads to a state of good repair
within the 5-year Capital Plan.
o Adds $250 million in additional support for the Consolidated
Local Street and Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS), for a
total of $788.1 million.
o Adds $50 million in additional support for the Extreme Winter
Recovery program, for a total of $150 million.
o Adds $15 million to increase reimbursements to municipalities
for arterial maintenance.

Article VII Proposals (S.8008-B)
* PART B -- The Senate advances language also referenced in the State
Education Department section to convert school bus and public
transit fleets to zero emission vehicles and allow for expedited
procurement to speed up the transition to ZEV buses. It includes a
number of workforce-related provisions related to employment status,
additional training and planning for bus drivers and mechanics, and
agency assistance.

Article VII Proposals (S.8008-B)
* PART A -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive's omnibus
transportation penalty enhancement package.
* PART B -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal
increasing the CHIPS bidding threshold.
* PART C -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive's changes to
the Airport Improvement and Revitalization Program.
* PART D -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive's increased
authorization for DOT to enter onto private property.
* PART E -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to include
Montgomery County within the CDTA district.

* PART AA -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal extending
design-build authorization for various New York State and New York
City agencies and authorities to provide various policy
enhancements.
* PART JJ -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal
exempting the fiber optic right of way fee for ConnectALL program
grantees, and addresses the issue in the Senate's broadband proposal
by repealing the fee completely.
* NEW PART KKK -- The Senate advances language establishing a
hyperloop and high-speed rail commission (S.5607-A).
* NEW PART LLL -- The Senate advances language to include resurfacing,
maintenance, and pavement recycling in the Complete Streets Law
(S.5130).
* NEW PART MMM -- The Senate advances language requiring the radius
for paratransit coverage from fixed route services to be at least
three miles (S.5092).
* NEW PART NNN -- The Senate advances language increasing the State
funding match for local projects that use Complete Streets design
features (S.3897).
* NEW PART OOO -- The Senate advances language updating the arterial
maintenance formula for municipalities (S.3529).

Veterans' Affairs, Division of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $11.2
million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $11.9 million as
follows:
o Restores $250,000 for the NYS Defenders Association Veterans
Defense Program.
o Restores $220,000 for the NYS Defenders Association Veterans
Defense Program - Long Island Expansion.
o Restores $200,000 for the Legal Services of Hudson Valley
Veterans and Military Families advocacy Project.
o Restores $125,000 for the Department of NY Veterans of Foreign
Wars of United States, Inc.
o Adds $1.5 million for legislative initiatives.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $4 million.

Article VII Proposal (S.8006-B)
* PART R -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to increase the
reimbursement amount the Division of Veterans Services must provide
to local Veteran Services Agencies for the cost of maintaining and
operating such agencies.

Victim Services, Office of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive All Funds recommendation of
$18 million.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)

* The Senate modifies the Executive All Funds recommendation of $199
million by providing an additional $25 million for the Victims of
Crime Act grant program, for a total of $224 million.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive All Funds recommendation of $1
million.

Article VII Proposal (S.8005-B)
* PART I -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to expand
benefits for victims of hate crimes and other acts of violence by
accepting the Executive proposal to raise the monetary cap to $2,500
and intentionally omitting the Executive proposal to end coverage of
property essential to the "welfare" of the victim.

Workers' Compensation Board

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $206.2
million.

Welfare Inspector General, Office of

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $1.3
million.

Miscellaneous Appropriations, Emergency Response

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation to provide $25
billion for Special Federal Emergency as follows:
o Reduces appropriation by $23 billion to an amount consistent
with the funding level provided prior to the pandemic.
o Modifies appropriation language to require the approval of the
Temporary President of the Senate and the Speaker of the
Assembly before appropriations can be utilized after the budget
is enacted.
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $2 billion for
Special Emergency as follows:
o Reduces appropriation by $1 billion to an amount consistent with
the funding level provided prior to the pandemic.
o Modifies appropriation language to require the approval of the
Temporary President of the Senate and the Speaker of the
Assembly before appropriations can be utilized after the budget
is enacted.
* The Senate modifies the Executive recommendation of $300 million for
Public Security and Emergency Response as follows:
o Reduces appropriation by $100 million to an amount consistent
with the funding level provided prior to the pandemic.
o Modifies appropriation language to require the approval of the
Temporary President of the Senate and the Speaker of the
Assembly before appropriations can be utilized after the budget
is enacted.
* The Senate eliminates the Executive recommendation of $6 billion for
the Special Public Health Emergency.
* The Senate eliminates the Executive recommendation of $2 billion for
the Reserve for COVID-19 Public Health Response.

Miscellaneous Appropriations, State Equipment Finance Program

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $100
million.

Miscellaneous Items

State Operations (S.8000-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation to provide $25
million for Data Analytics.
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation to provide $1.6
billion for the Insurance and Securities Fund Reserve Guarantee.
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $120 million
for the Health Care and Mental Hygiene Worker Bonus.
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $773.9
million for the Health Insurance Contingency Reserve.
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $292.4
million for the Health Insurance Reserve Receipts Fund.
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $500 million
for the Reserve for Federal Audit Disallowances.

Aid to Localities (S.8003-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $67 million
for the World University Games.
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $250 million
for Raise the Age.

Capital Projects (S.8004-B)
* The Senate concurs with the Executive recommendation of $50 million
for the Nonprofit Infrastructure Capital Investment Program.

Article VII Proposal (S.8005-B)
* PART Y -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal regarding
sweeps and transfers to account for spending changes as follows:
o Rejects the transfer of $68 million from SUNY hospitals to pay
for debt service.
o Rejects the sweep of $28.9 million from RGGI to pay for EPF
projects and other expenditures.
-Makes corresponding increase in transfer from the General
Fund to the EPF to ensure full funding of EPF projects.
* NEW PART KK -- The Senate advances language to eliminate the
requirement that localities adhere to the property tax cap in order
to be eligible for reimbursement due to Raise the Age expenditures.

Article VII Proposal (S.8008-B)
* NEW PART QQQ -- The Senate advances language restoring the Public
Authorities Control Board's pre-existing oversight (S.7337).

Revenue

Article VII Proposal (S.8009-B)
* PART A -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to accelerate
the middle-class tax cut currently scheduled to take effect in Tax
Year 2025 to Tax Year 2023 instead.
* PART B -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to offer a
credit for new overtime hours for farmworkers by allowing the credit
to be claimed quarterly and allowing for an initial prepayment. The

Senate also accepts the Executive proposals for increasing the
investment tax credit for farmland and the farm workforce retention
credit.
* PART C -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal for small
business tax cuts by also extending tax cuts to small businesses who
pay under the corporate franchise tax (S.29).
* PART D -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to create a tax
exemption for student loan forgiveness awards.
* PART E -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to create a tax
credit capped at $250 million for small business covid-related
expenses.
* PART F -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to extend the
New York City musical and theatrical production tax credit by
further extending the application deadline for productions to
September 30, 2024, and modify the recapture provision so they apply
to productions that have recouped their costs.
* PART G -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
establish a permanent rate for MTA surcharge in the corporate
franchise tax at 30 percent starting in Tax Year 2023.
* PART H -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to extend and
enhance the hire-a-vet tax credit for three years by increasing the
maximum credit for hiring a disabled veteran to $20,000 and adding
language to report on the effectiveness of the program.
* PART I -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to provide a
credit for businesses replacing heating systems to geothermal or
biofuels to change the per municipality cap to per business cap.
* PART J -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to increase the
state low-income housing tax credit aggregate cap growth.
* PART K -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to extend the
clean heating fuel tax credit for three years.
* PART L -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to extend the
credit for companies who provide transportation to individuals with
disabilities by including language to incentivize companies to adopt
accessible e-vehicles.
* PART M -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to extend the
film tax credit for three years and to require applicants to file
diversity plans.
* PART N -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to extend the
New York Youth Jobs Program tax credit for five years.
* PART O -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to extend the
Empire State Apprenticeship tax credit for five years.
* PART P -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to extend the
alternative fuels and electric vehicle recharging property credit by
extending it for three years instead of five years and including
language to report on its effectiveness.
* PART Q -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to extend the
Workers with Disabilities credit by extending it for three years
instead of six years and including language to report on its
effectiveness.
* PART R -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
require S-Corporation conformity with federal returns.
* PART S -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
eliminate the investment tax credit for the production of master
tapes.
* PART T -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to exempt
certain water vessels from the petroleum business tax by replacing
it with similar but technically different language that further
clarifies which types of vessels are covered.

* PART U -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
make permanent local sales tax rate authorizations.
* PART V -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
modernize tax law to include the vacation rental industry. The
Senate supports extending local sales taxes over short-term rentals
but will evaluate additional provisions to extend local control over
short-term rentals outside of the budget.
* PART W -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to streamline
the withholding table and quarterly interest rate publication
schedule.
* PART X -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to expand the
financial institutions data management program.
* PART Y -- The Senate accepts the Executive proposal to extend and
amend the telecommunications assessment ceiling program for four
years.
* PART Z -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal to make
administrative changes to the STAR program by intentionally omitting
change the deadline by which taxpayers can switch from the STAR
exemption to the STAR credit, modifying the proposal to establish a
posthumous declaration of interest by including language to prevent
possible misuse, and accepting the other proposed changes.
* PART AA -- The Senate intentionally omits the Executive proposal to
create a new appeals process for the Solar and Wind Valuation
Program.
* PART BB -- The Senate modifies the Executive proposal for a
homeowner tax relief.
* NEW PART FF -- The Senate advances language to establish a caregiver
tax credit program capped at $35 million (S.620).
* NEW PART GG -- The Senate advances language to fully decouple New
York's tax code from the Opportunity Zones program (S.6800).
* NEW PART HH -- The Senate advances language to double the maximum
solar energy system equipment credit from $5,000 to $10,000.
* NEW PART II -- The Senate advances language to create a tax credit
of up to $5,000 for geothermal energy systems (S.3864).
* NEW PART JJ -- The Senate advances language to create a property tax
abatement in New York City for retrofitting space to establish
childcare centers.
* NEW PART KK -- The Senate advances language to expand the earned
income tax credit for New York City taxpayers.
* NEW PART LL -- The Senate advances language to create a new Digital
Gaming Media Credit program capped at $20 million.
* NEW PART NN -- The Senate advances language to extend the Jockey
Compensation Insurance Fund.
* NEW PART OO -- The Senate advances language to permit deductions for
business expenses relating to commercial cannabis activity (S.7518).
* NEW PART PP -- The Senate advances language to suspend certain state
taxes on gasoline sales from May 1 to December 31.
* NEW PART QQ -- The Senate advances language to increase the earned
income tax credit (EITC) from 30 percent of the federal credit to
37.5 percent of the federal credit, phased-in over 4 years.

actions

  • 13 / Mar / 2022
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 14 / Mar / 2022
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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