BILL NO A04809
SAME AS No Same as
COSPNSR Barclay, Graf, Ra, Tedisco, Lalor, Tenney, Brabenec
MLTSPNSR Ceretto, Corwin, Crouch, Curran, Finch, Garbarino, Lupinacci,
McKevitt, Montesano, Palmesano, Raia
Add S29, St Fin L
Relates to state mandated expenditures on localities.
STATE OF NEW YORK
2015-2016 Regular Sessions
February 6, 2015
Introduced by M. of A. McLAUGHLIN, BARCLAY, GRAF, RA, TEDISCO, LALOR --
Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CERETTO, CORWIN, CROUCH, CURRAN, FINCH,
GARBARINO, LUPINACCI, McKEVITT, MONTESANO, PALMESANO, RAIA -- read
once and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means
AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to state mandated
expenditures on localities
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 29
2 to read as follows:
3 § 29. State mandated expenditures. 1. For the purposes of this section
4 the term "locality" shall mean any county, city, town, village, school
5 district or any entity with taxing authority.
6 2. Any state mandated expenditure imposed on a locality that will
7 exceed ten thousand dollars a year in spending by such locality shall be
8 funded by and through the state. Further, any mandated expenditures
9 imposed by the state on all localities within the state that exceeds
10 five hundred thousand dollars in spending in the aggregate shall be
11 funded by and through the state.
12 § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply only to
13 state fiscal years commencing after this act shall have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.