S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N A S S E M B L Y
January 9, 2013
Introduced by M. of A. GOLDFEDER -- read once and referred to the
Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to capping annu-
al water rate increases at four percent in a city having a population
of one million or more persons
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
1 Section 1. Section 1045-j of the public authorities law is amended by
2 adding a new subdivision 3-a to read as follows:
3 3-A. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE
4 CONTRARY, IN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE PERSONS,
5 NO FEE, RATE, RENT OR OTHER CHARGE SHALL BE ESTABLISHED, FIXED OR
6 REVISED SO AS TO RESULT IN AN INCREASE OF MORE THAN FOUR PERCENT IN ANY
7 CALENDAR YEAR.
8 S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.