Bill Text: NY S01335 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Increases consolidated local highway assistance payments for a period of ten years.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-14 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S01335 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S01335-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 14, 2019
        Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
        AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to increasing  consolidated
          local highway assistance payments
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 8 of section 10-c of the high-
     2  way law, as added by chapter 56 of the laws of 1993, is amended to  read
     3  as follows:
     4    (c)  [The]  Except as provided in subparagraph (ii) of this paragraph,
     5  the moneys appropriated or authorized in each fiscal  year  pursuant  to
     6  the  schedules  in  paragraphs  (a) and (b) of this subdivision shall be
     7  distributed in accordance with the procedures contained in  subdivisions
     8  three and four of this section. [The total of funds]
     9    (i) Except as further provided in this paragraph, total funds distrib-
    10  uted  in  accordance  with  the  procedures in subdivision three of this
    11  section shall equal one  hundred  forty-five  million  dollars  in  each
    12  fiscal  year.    The balance of funds shall be distributed in accordance
    13  with the procedures in subdivision four of this section.
    14    (ii) For fiscal years two thousand twenty through two  thousand  twen-
    15  ty-nine the total of funds distributed in accordance with the procedures
    16  in  subdivision three of this section shall equal six hundred forty-five
    17  million dollars in each such fiscal year. Of  such  total  amount,  five
    18  hundred  million  dollars shall be distributed only to cities, counties,
    19  towns and villages outside of the city of New York  in  accordance  with
    20  the applicable provisions of subdivision three of this section.
    21    For  purposes of calculating distributions in accordance with subdivi-
    22  sion three of this section, the "funding level"  shall  be  proportioned
    23  between  amounts  distributed pursuant to paragraphs (a) and (b) of this
    24  subdivision.
    25    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.