Bill Text: NY A05485 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to the assessment for the state fiscal year that begins on April 1, 2020, and state fiscal years that begin on and after April 1, 2021.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 10-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-12 - referred to corporations, authorities and commissions [A05485 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A05485-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          5485
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 12, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by M. of A. SCHMITT -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
        AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to certain costs and
          expenses
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Subdivisions  1  and  1-a  of  section 18-a of the public
     2  service law, subdivision 1 as amended by section 2 of part NN of chapter
     3  59 of the laws of 2009 and subdivision 1-a as added by section 2 of part
     4  A of chapter 173 of the laws of 2013, are amended to read as follows:
     5    1. All costs and expenses of the department and  commission  shall  be
     6  paid  pursuant  to appropriation on the certification of the chairman of
     7  the department and upon the audit and warrant of  the  comptroller.  The
     8  state  treasury  shall  be  reimbursed  therefore by payments to be made
     9  thereto from all moneys collected pursuant to this  chapter.  [The]  For
    10  state  fiscal years beginning prior to April first, two thousand twenty,
    11  the total of such costs and expenses shall be borne by the public utili-
    12  ty companies (including for the purposes of this section  municipalities
    13  other  than  municipalities  as defined in section eighty-nine-l of this
    14  chapter), corporations (including the power authority of  the  state  of
    15  New  York),  and  persons  subject to the commission's regulation, to be
    16  assessed in the manner provided in subdivisions two, three and  four  of
    17  this  section  and  section  two  hundred  seventeen  of  this  chapter.
    18  Provided however for the state fiscal year that begins on  April  first,
    19  two thousand twenty, such assessment shall be in an amount that is fifty
    20  percent  of the amount calculated in subdivisions two, three and four of
    21  this section and section two hundred seventeen of this chapter. Provided
    22  further for state fiscal years that begin on and after April first,  two
    23  thousand  twenty-one, the amount of such assessment calculated in subdi-
    24  visions two, three and four of this  section  and  section  two  hundred
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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     1  seventeen  of this chapter shall be zero and all costs of the department
     2  and commission shall be paid by the state treasury.
     3    1-a.  All  costs and expenses of the department related to the depart-
     4  ment's responsibilities under section three-b of this [chapter]  article
     5  shall  be  paid  pursuant  to  appropriation on the certification of the
     6  chairman of the department and upon the audit and warrant of  the  comp-
     7  troller. For the state fiscal [year] years beginning on April first, two
     8  thousand  fourteen  and  [each  state  fiscal year thereafter] beginning
     9  prior to April first, two thousand twenty-one, payments are to  be  made
    10  from  all moneys collected from the Long Island power authority pursuant
    11  to this section. The total of such costs and expenses shall be  assessed
    12  on  such authority in the manner provided in subdivisions two, three and
    13  four of this section.  Provided however for the state fiscal  year  that
    14  begins  on April first, two thousand twenty, such assessment shall be in
    15  an amount that is fifty percent of the amount calculated in subdivisions
    16  two, three and four of this section.  Provided further for state  fiscal
    17  years  that begin on and after April first, two thousand twenty-one, the
    18  amount of such assessment calculated in subdivisions two, three and four
    19  of this section shall be zero  and  all  costs  of  the  department  and
    20  commission shall be paid by the state treasury.
    21    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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