Bill Text: NY A06910 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Relates to the water board's power to fix, revise, charge and collect, and enforce the payment of fees, rates, rents, and other service charges for the use of, or services furnished, rendered, or made available.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-27 - referred to corporations, authorities and commissions [A06910 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A06910-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     March 27, 2019
        Introduced by M. of A. LENTOL -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
        AN  ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to the New York
          city water board
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Subdivision 4 of section 1045-g of the public authorities
     2  law, as amended by chapter 467 of the laws of 2001, is amended  to  read
     3  as follows:
     4    4.  To  establish,  fix,  revise,  charge  and collect and enforce the
     5  payment of all fees, rates, rents and other service charges for the  use
     6  of,  or  services furnished, rendered, or made available by the sewerage
     7  system, water system, or both, as the case may be, owned  by  the  water
     8  board  pursuant  to this title in such amount at least sufficient at all
     9  times so as to receive revenues  which,  together  with  other  revenues
    10  available  to  the  board,  if  any, shall be at least sufficient at all
    11  times so that such system or systems shall be placed on a  self-sustain-
    12  ing  basis  in accordance with section one thousand forty-five-j of this
    13  title; provided, however, that the water board shall base  such  charges
    14  upon  the  actual  amount of water consumed, or wastewater discharged to
    15  the sewer system, with no offset; and provided further  that  the  water
    16  board shall not establish a limit of less than [four] six years commenc-
    17  ing  from  the date of the bill for services to challenge any fee, rate,
    18  rent, or other service charges for the use of or services  furnished  by
    19  the water and/or sewerage systems; any such challenge shall specifically
    20  set  forth  the  basis  for  such claim; and provided further that, with
    21  respect to not-for-profit institutions, the challenge  period  shall  be
    22  ten  years, which shall apply to all not-for-profit institutions who are
    23  determined to have incurred such a bill for services prior to the effec-
    24  tive date of this statute;
    25    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.