assembly Bill A5006B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Prohibits members of the legislature from obtaining funding to provide to any business entities in which such members, domestic partners or certain relatives hold official or legal positions

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 11, 2016 print number 5006c
amend and recommit to governmental operations
Mar 09, 2016 print number 5006b
amend (t) and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 15, 2016 print number 5006a
amend (t) and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 06, 2016 referred to governmental operations
Feb 10, 2015 referred to governmental operations

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A5006 - Details

Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §73, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A5718
2011-2012: A9864

A5006 - Summary

Prohibits members of the legislature from obtaining funding through state grants or member items and subsequently providing such funding to any business entities or not-for-profit entities in which such officials, members, domestic partners or certain relatives hold official or legal positions.

A5006 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5006

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 10, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. GALEF, PAULIN, SCHIMMINGER, GUNTHER, BUCHWALD,
  McDONALD, CORWIN, CROUCH, FINCH, GIGLIO, TEDISCO, FITZPATRICK, MONTES-
  ANO, TENNEY -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CERETTO, CURRAN, DUPREY,
  HAWLEY, KATZ, KOLB, LOPEZ, MAGEE, McLAUGHLIN, THIELE -- read once  and
  referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public officers law, in relation to prohibiting
  members of the legislature from obtaining funding and  providing  such
  funds  to any business entity or not-for-profit entities in which such
  officials or members hold official or legal positions

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 18 of section 73 of the public officers law, as
amended  by chapter 14 of the laws of 2007, is renumbered subdivision 19
and amended and a new subdivision 18 is added to read as follows:
  18. NO STATEWIDE ELECTED OFFICIAL OR MEMBER OF THE  LEGISLATURE  SHALL
OBTAIN ANY FUNDING THROUGH STATE GRANTS OR MEMBER ITEMS, AND SUBSEQUENT-
LY PROVIDE SUCH FUNDS TO ANY CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP, LIMITED LIABILITY
CORPORATION,  OTHER  BUSINESS  ENTITY  OR NOT-FOR-PROFIT ENTITY IN WHICH
SUCH OFFICIAL OR MEMBER HOLDS AN OFFICIAL OR LEGAL POSITION.
  19. In addition to any penalty contained in  any  other  provision  of
law,  any person who knowingly and intentionally violates the provisions
of subdivisions two through  five,  seven,  eight,  twelve  or  fourteen
through [seventeen] EIGHTEEN of this section shall be subject to a civil
penalty  in an amount not to exceed forty thousand dollars and the value
of any gift, compensation or benefit received in  connection  with  such
violation.  Assessment of a civil penalty hereunder shall be made by the
state  oversight  body with jurisdiction over such person. A state over-
sight body acting pursuant to its jurisdiction, may, in lieu of a  civil
penalty,  with  respect to a violation of subdivisions two through five,
seven or eight of this section, refer a violation of any  such  subdivi-
sion  to  the  appropriate  prosecutor  and  upon  such  conviction such
violation shall be punishable as a class A misdemeanor.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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A5006A - Details

Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §73, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A5718
2011-2012: A9864

A5006A - Summary

Prohibits members of the legislature from obtaining funding through state grants or member items and subsequently providing such funding to any business entities or not-for-profit entities in which such officials, members, domestic partners or certain relatives hold official or legal positions.

A5006A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 5006--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 10, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. GALEF, PAULIN, SCHIMMINGER, GUNTHER, BUCHWALD,
  McDONALD, CORWIN, CROUCH, FINCH, GIGLIO, TEDISCO, FITZPATRICK, MONTES-
  ANO, TENNEY, DiPIETRO, KEARNS -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CERET-
  TO, CURRAN, DUPREY, HAWLEY,  KATZ,  KOLB,  LOPEZ,  MAGEE,  McLAUGHLIN,
  SIMON,  STEC,  THIELE  --  read  once and referred to the Committee on
  Governmental Operations -- recommitted to  the  Committee  on  Govern-
  mental  Operations  in  accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3, sec. 2 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public officers law, in relation to prohibiting
  members of the legislature from obtaining funding and  providing  such
  funds  to any business entity or not-for-profit entities in which such
  officials, members or certain relatives hold official or  legal  posi-
  tions

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 18 of section 73 of the public officers law, as
amended by section 5 of part CC of chapter 56 of the laws  of  2015,  is
amended  and renumbered subdivision 19 and a new subdivision 18 is added
to read as follows:
  18. NO STATEWIDE ELECTED OFFICIAL OR MEMBER OF THE  LEGISLATURE  SHALL
OBTAIN ANY FUNDING THROUGH STATE GRANTS OR MEMBER ITEMS, AND SUBSEQUENT-
LY PROVIDE SUCH FUNDS TO ANY CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP, LIMITED LIABILITY
CORPORATION,  OTHER  BUSINESS  ENTITY  OR NOT-FOR-PROFIT ENTITY IN WHICH
SUCH OFFICIAL, MEMBER OR ANY RELATIVE BY BLOOD, MARRIAGE OR ADOPTION  OF
SUCH OFFICIAL OR MEMBER HOLDS AN OFFICIAL OR LEGAL POSITION.
  19.  In  addition  to  any penalty contained in any other provision of
law, any person who knowingly and intentionally violates the  provisions
of subdivisions two through five, seven, seven-a, eight, twelve or four-
teen  through [seventeen] EIGHTEEN of this section shall be subject to a
civil penalty in an amount not to exceed forty thousand dollars and  the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00142-02-6

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A5006B - Details

Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §73, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A5718
2011-2012: A9864

A5006B - Summary

Prohibits members of the legislature from obtaining funding through state grants or member items and subsequently providing such funding to any business entities or not-for-profit entities in which such officials, members, domestic partners or certain relatives hold official or legal positions.

A5006B - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 5006--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 10, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. GALEF, PAULIN, SCHIMMINGER, GUNTHER, BUCHWALD,
  McDONALD, CORWIN, CROUCH, FINCH, GIGLIO, TEDISCO, FITZPATRICK, MONTES-
  ANO, TENNEY,  DiPIETRO,  KEARNS,  MAYER,  WOERNER,  KAMINSKY,  TITONE,
  SEPULVEDA  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CERETTO, CURRAN, DUPREY,
  ENGLEBRIGHT, HAWLEY, KATZ,  KOLB,  LOPEZ,  MAGEE,  McLAUGHLIN,  SIMON,
  STEC,  THIELE  --  read  once and referred to the Committee on Govern-
  mental Operations -- recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Governmental
  Operations  in  accordance  with  Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee -- again reported from said  committee  with  amend-
  ments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public officers law, in relation to prohibiting
  members of the legislature from obtaining funding and  providing  such
  funds  to any business entity or not-for-profit entities in which such
  officials, members, domestic partners or certain relatives hold  offi-
  cial or legal positions

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 18 of section 73 of the public officers law, as
amended by section 5 of part CC of chapter 56 of the laws  of  2015,  is
amended  and renumbered subdivision 19 and a new subdivision 18 is added
to read as follows:
  18. NO STATEWIDE ELECTED OFFICIAL OR MEMBER OF THE  LEGISLATURE  SHALL
OBTAIN ANY FUNDING THROUGH STATE GRANTS OR MEMBER ITEMS, AND SUBSEQUENT-
LY PROVIDE SUCH FUNDS TO ANY CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP, LIMITED LIABILITY
CORPORATION,  OTHER  BUSINESS  ENTITY  OR NOT-FOR-PROFIT ENTITY IN WHICH
SUCH OFFICIAL, MEMBER OR ANY RELATIVE BY BLOOD, MARRIAGE OR ADOPTION  OF
SUCH  OFFICIAL,  DOMESTIC  PARTNER  OR MEMBER HOLDS AN OFFICIAL OR LEGAL
POSITION.
  19. In addition to any penalty contained in  any  other  provision  of
law,  any person who knowingly and intentionally violates the provisions

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00142-03-6

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A5006C - Details

Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §73, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A5718
2011-2012: A9864

A5006C - Summary

Prohibits members of the legislature from obtaining funding through state grants or member items and subsequently providing such funding to any business entities or not-for-profit entities in which such officials, members, domestic partners or certain relatives hold official or legal positions.

A5006C - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 5006--C

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 10, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. GALEF, PAULIN, SCHIMMINGER, GUNTHER, BUCHWALD,
  McDONALD, CORWIN, CROUCH, FINCH, GIGLIO, TEDISCO, FITZPATRICK, MONTES-
  ANO, TENNEY,  DiPIETRO,  KEARNS,  MAYER,  WOERNER,  KAMINSKY,  TITONE,
  SEPULVEDA,  DINOWITZ, BRABENEC, SALADINO, CURRAN, PALMESANO, FRIEND --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BLANKENBUSH,  CERETTO,  DUPREY,  ENGLE-
  BRIGHT,  HAWLEY, KATZ, KOLB, LAWRENCE, LOPEZ, MAGEE, McDONOUGH, McKEV-
  ITT, McLAUGHLIN, SIMON, STEC, THIELE -- read once and referred to  the
  Committee  on  Governmental Operations -- recommitted to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec.  2
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee -- again reported from said  commit-
  tee  with  amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to
  said committee -- again reported from said committee with  amendments,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public officers law, in relation to prohibiting
  members of the legislature from obtaining funding and  providing  such
  funds  to any business entity or not-for-profit entities in which such
  officials, members, domestic partners or certain relatives hold  offi-
  cial or legal positions

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 18 of section 73 of the public officers law, as
amended by section 5 of part CC of chapter 56 of the laws  of  2015,  is
amended  and renumbered subdivision 19 and a new subdivision 18 is added
to read as follows:
  18. NO STATEWIDE ELECTED OFFICIAL OR MEMBER OF THE  LEGISLATURE  SHALL
OBTAIN ANY FUNDING THROUGH STATE GRANTS OR MEMBER ITEMS, AND SUBSEQUENT-
LY PROVIDE SUCH FUNDS TO ANY CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP, LIMITED LIABILITY
CORPORATION,  OTHER  BUSINESS  ENTITY  OR NOT-FOR-PROFIT ENTITY IN WHICH
SUCH OFFICIAL, MEMBER OR ANY RELATIVE BY BLOOD, MARRIAGE OR ADOPTION  OF
SUCH  OFFICIAL  OR  MEMBER,  DOMESTIC PARTNER OR A PERSON WORKING IN THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00142-04-6

assembly Bill A7571A

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to method of collection of charges by the Suffolk county water authority

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via S4909 -


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 29, 2016 signed chap.363
Sep 20, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.492
substituted for a7571b
Jun 16, 2016 substituted by s4909b
rules report cal.492
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 14, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
Jun 01, 2016 reported referred to codes
May 17, 2016 print number 7571b
May 17, 2016 amend and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Mar 09, 2016 print number 7571a
amend and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 06, 2016 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jun 01, 2015 reported referred to codes
May 19, 2015 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A7571 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4909A
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1078-f, Pub Auth L

A7571 - Summary

Relates to method of collection of charges by the Suffolk county water authority.

A7571 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7571

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 19, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public authorities law,in relation to method of
  collection of charges by the Suffolk county water authority

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  public  authorities  law  is amended by adding a new
section 1078-f to read as follows:
  S 1078-F. CHARGES BY AUTHORITY; METHOD OF COLLECTION. ALL RATES,  FEES
AND  OTHER  CHARGES  FOR  THE  USE  OR AVAILABILITY OF THE FACILITIES OR
SERVICES OR COMMODITIES PROVIDED OR MADE AVAILABLE BY THE AUTHORITY  AND
BILLED DIRECTLY BY THE AUTHORITY TO THE USER OR SERVICE RECIPIENT PURSU-
ANT  TO  A  CLASSIFICATION  OF PERSON ADOPTED BY THE AUTHORITY AS HEREIN
PROVIDED SHALL BE A LIEN UPON  THE  REAL  PROPERTY  UPON  WHICH,  OR  IN
CONNECTION  WITH  WHICH, SERVICES ARE PROVIDED OR ARE MADE AVAILABLE, AS
AND FROM THE FIRST DATE FIXED FOR A PAYMENT  OF  SUCH  RATES,  FEES  AND
OTHER CHARGES. ANY SUCH LIEN SHALL TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER ALL OTHER LIENS,
OR  ENCUMBRANCES, EXCEPT TAXES OR ASSESSMENTS. THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFI-
CER OF THE AUTHORITY SHALL PREPARE AND TRANSMIT TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVI-
SORS OF THE COUNTY, ON OR BEFORE THE FIRST DAY OF NOVEMBER IN EACH YEAR,
A LIST OF THOSE PROPERTIES USING  SUCH  FACILITIES  OR  FOR  WHICH  SUCH
FACILITIES,  SERVICES OR COMMODITIES WERE PROVIDED OR MADE AVAILABLE AND
FROM WHICH THE PAYMENT OF RATES, FEES AND OTHER CHARGES ARE  IN  ARREARS
FOR A PERIOD OF NINETY DAYS OR MORE AFTER THE LAST DAY FIXED FOR PAYMENT
OF  SUCH  RATES,  FEES AND OTHER CHARGES WITHOUT PENALTY. THE LIST SHALL
CONTAIN A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF SUCH PROPERTIES, THE NAMES OF THE PERSONS
OR CORPORATIONS LIABLE TO PAY FOR THE SAME, AND THE AMOUNT CHARGEABLE TO
EACH, INCLUDING PENALTIES  AND  INTEREST,  AS  APPLICABLE,  COMPUTED  TO
DECEMBER  THIRTY-FIRST OF THAT YEAR. THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS SHALL LEVY
SUCH SUMS AGAINST THE PROPERTIES LIABLE AND SHALL STATE THE AMOUNT THER-
EOF IN A SEPARATE COLUMN IN THE ANNUAL TAX ROLLS OF THE COUNTY UNDER THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10191-01-5

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A7571A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4909A
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1078-f, Pub Auth L

A7571A - Summary

Relates to method of collection of charges by the Suffolk county water authority.

A7571A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 7571--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 19, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. THIELE, GARBARINO, MURRAY, PALUMBO, GRAF -- read
  once and referred to the Committee on  Corporations,  Authorities  and
  Commissions  -- recommitted to the Committee on Corporations, Authori-
  ties and Commissions in accordance with Assembly Rule  3,  sec.  2  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public authorities  law,in  relation  to  method  of
  collection of charges by the Suffolk county water authority

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The public authorities law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 1078-f to read as follows:
  S  1078-F. CHARGES BY AUTHORITY; METHOD OF COLLECTION. ALL RATES, FEES
AND OTHER CHARGES FOR THE USE  OR  AVAILABILITY  OF  THE  FACILITIES  OR
SERVICES  OR COMMODITIES PROVIDED OR MADE AVAILABLE BY THE AUTHORITY AND
BILLED DIRECTLY BY THE AUTHORITY TO THE USER OR SERVICE RECIPIENT PURSU-
ANT TO A CLASSIFICATION OF PERSON ADOPTED BY  THE  AUTHORITY  AS  HEREIN
PROVIDED  SHALL  BE  A  LIEN  UPON  THE  REAL PROPERTY UPON WHICH, OR IN
CONNECTION WITH WHICH, SERVICES ARE PROVIDED OR ARE MADE  AVAILABLE,  AS
AND  FROM  THE  FIRST  DATE  FIXED FOR A PAYMENT OF SUCH RATES, FEES AND
OTHER CHARGES. ANY SUCH LIEN SHALL TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER ALL OTHER LIENS,
OR ENCUMBRANCES, EXCEPT TAXES OR ASSESSMENTS.  THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFI-
CER OF THE AUTHORITY SHALL PREPARE AND TRANSMIT TO THE APPROPRIATE COUN-
TY OFFICIAL OR HIS OR HER DESIGNEE, ON OR BEFORE THE FIRST DAY OF NOVEM-
BER IN EACH YEAR, A LIST OF THOSE PROPERTIES USING  SUCH  FACILITIES  OR
FOR WHICH SUCH FACILITIES, SERVICES OR COMMODITIES WERE PROVIDED OR MADE
AVAILABLE  AND  FROM  WHICH THE PAYMENT OF RATES, FEES AND OTHER CHARGES
ARE IN ARREARS FOR A PERIOD OF NINETY DAYS OR MORE AFTER  THE  LAST  DAY
FIXED FOR PAYMENT OF SUCH RATES, FEES AND OTHER CHARGES WITHOUT PENALTY.
THE LIST SHALL CONTAIN A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF SUCH PROPERTIES, THE NAMES
OF  THE  PERSONS  OR  CORPORATIONS  LIABLE  TO PAY FOR THE SAME, AND THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10191-03-6

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A7571B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4909A
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1078-f, Pub Auth L

A7571B - Summary

Relates to method of collection of charges by the Suffolk county water authority.

A7571B - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 7571--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 19, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. THIELE, GARBARINO, MURRAY, PALUMBO, GRAF, LUPI-
  NACCI, RAIA -- read once and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Corpo-
  rations,  Authorities  and Commissions -- recommitted to the Committee
  on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions in accordance with Assem-
  bly Rule 3, sec. 2 --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee -- again
  reported from said committee with  amendments,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public authorities law,in relation to method of
  collection of charges by the Suffolk county water authority

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  public  authorities  law  is amended by adding a new
section 1078-f to read as follows:
  S 1078-F. CHARGES BY AUTHORITY; METHOD OF COLLECTION. ALL RATES,  FEES
AND  OTHER  CHARGES  FOR  THE  USE  OR AVAILABILITY OF THE FACILITIES OR
SERVICES OR COMMODITIES PROVIDED OR MADE AVAILABLE BY THE AUTHORITY  AND
BILLED DIRECTLY BY THE AUTHORITY TO THE USER OR SERVICE RECIPIENT PURSU-
ANT  TO  A  CLASSIFICATION  OF PERSON ADOPTED BY THE AUTHORITY AS HEREIN
PROVIDED SHALL BE A LIEN UPON  THE  REAL  PROPERTY  UPON  WHICH,  OR  IN
CONNECTION  WITH  WHICH, SERVICES ARE PROVIDED OR ARE MADE AVAILABLE, AS
AND FROM THE FIRST DATE FIXED FOR A PAYMENT  OF  SUCH  RATES,  FEES  AND
OTHER CHARGES. ANY SUCH LIEN SHALL TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER ALL OTHER LIENS,
OR  ENCUMBRANCES, EXCEPT TAXES OR ASSESSMENTS. THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFI-
CER OF THE AUTHORITY SHALL PREPARE AND TRANSMIT TO THE RECEIVER OF TAXES
AND ASSESSMENTS, ON OR BEFORE THE FIRST DAY OF NOVEMBER IN EACH YEAR,  A
LIST OF THOSE PROPERTIES USING SUCH FACILITIES OR FOR WHICH SUCH FACILI-
TIES,  SERVICES  OR COMMODITIES WERE PROVIDED OR MADE AVAILABLE AND FROM
WHICH THE PAYMENT OF RATES, FEES AND OTHER CHARGES ARE IN ARREARS FOR  A
PERIOD  OF  NINETY  DAYS OR MORE AFTER THE LAST DAY FIXED FOR PAYMENT OF
SUCH RATES, FEES AND OTHER  CHARGES  WITHOUT  PENALTY.  THE  LIST  SHALL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10191-04-6