Bill Text: NY A07088 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Requires the metropolitan transportation authority to create ten-year capital program plans.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-05 - referred to corporations, authorities and commissions [A07088 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A07088-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          7088
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                      April 5, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by M. of A. CARROLL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
        AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requiring the
          metropolitan  transportation  authority  to  create  ten-year  capital
          program plans
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of  subdivision  1  of  section
     2  1269-b of the public authorities law, paragraph (a) as amended and para-
     3  graphs  (b)  and  (c)  as  added by chapter 637 of the laws of 1996, are
     4  amended and two new paragraphs (d) and (e) are added to read as follows:
     5    (a) On or before October first, nineteen hundred eighty-one, and on or
     6  before October first of every fifth year thereafter, through and includ-
     7  ing October first, nineteen  hundred  ninety-one,  the  authority  shall
     8  submit  to  the  metropolitan  transportation  authority capital program
     9  review board two capital program plans for the five year period commenc-
    10  ing January first of the following year;
    11    (b) [not] Not later than ten days after the  effective  date  of  this
    12  paragraph  the authority shall submit to the metropolitan transportation
    13  authority capital program review board two capital program plans for the
    14  five-year period commencing January first, nineteen hundred ninety-five;
    15  [and]
    16    (c) [on] On or before October first, nineteen hundred ninety-nine  and
    17  every  fifth  year  thereafter  through and including October first, two
    18  thousand fourteen, the authority shall submit to the metropolitan trans-
    19  portation authority capital program review  board  two  capital  program
    20  plans for the five-year period commencing January first of the following
    21  year[.];
    22    (d)  On  or before October first, two thousand nineteen, the authority
    23  shall submit to the metropolitan transportation capital  program  review
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD10758-05-9

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     1  board two capital program plans for the ten-year period commencing Janu-
     2  ary first of the following year; and
     3    (e)  On  or before January thirty-first, two thousand twenty-nine, and
     4  every tenth year thereafter, the authority shall submit to the metropol-
     5  itan transportation capital program review  board  two  capital  program
     6  plans  for the ten-year period commencing January first of the following
     7  year.
     8    § 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 7 of section 1269-b  of  the  public
     9  authorities  law,  as  amended  by  chapter  929 of the laws of 1986, is
    10  amended to read as follows:
    11    (a) The authority may from time to time  submit  to  the  metropolitan
    12  transportation  authority  capital  program  review  board amendments or
    13  modifications to any [five-year] ten-year  plan  theretofore  submitted,
    14  and  shall submit such an amendment or modification (i) if the estimated
    15  cost of any capital element for which  a  specified  dollar  amount  was
    16  proposed  to  be  expended  exceeds the amount set forth in the approved
    17  plan for such element by more than ten percent, (ii) if with respect  to
    18  a  particularly  described capital element for which only an estimate of
    19  projected cost has been provided in the plan there is a material  change
    20  in  the  description of such element from that contained in the approved
    21  plan, (iii) if a capital element not previously included in the approved
    22  plan is proposed to be undertaken and its cost, together with  the  cost
    23  of  other  elements included in category (l) of the plan, exceeds by ten
    24  percent the amount provided for such category (l) elements, (iv) if  the
    25  authority  shall  propose  to change by more than one year the time when
    26  any capital element is proposed to be initiated or the  effect  of  such
    27  change  will  be  to  increase  the  estimated amount of capital funding
    28  required in any year covered by the plan by more than twenty percent, or
    29  (v) if the availability of funding sources  changes  to  the  degree  to
    30  which  the  authority  or the Triborough bridge and tunnel authority are
    31  precluded from exercising the authorization provided in subdivision  six
    32  of this section and the authority wishes to do so.
    33    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
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