Extends the provisions of chapter 890 of the laws of 1982 relating to establishment of certain water charges for hospital and charities in NYC.
Ayes (5): Lanza, DeFrancisco, Grisanti, Robach, Avella
Excused (1): Oppenheimer
Ayes (61): Adams, Addabbo, Alesi, Avella, Ball, Bonacic, Breslin, Carlucci, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Dilan, Duane, Espaillat, Farley, Flanagan, Fuschillo, Gallivan, Gianaris, Golden, Griffo, Grisanti, Hannon, Hassell-Thomps, Huntley, Johnson, Kennedy, Klein, Krueger, Kruger, Lanza, Larkin, LaValle, Libous, Little, Marcellino, Martins, Maziarz, McDonald, Nozzolio, O'Mara, Oppenheimer, Parker, Peralta, Perkins, Ranzenhofer, Ritchie, Rivera, Robach, Saland, Sampson, Savino, Serrano, Seward, Skelos, Smith, Squadron, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousin, Valesky, Young, Zeldin
Excused (1): Montgomery
TITLE OF BILL:
An act to amend chapter 890 of the laws of 1982, relating to the establishment of certain water charges for hospitals and charities in New York city, in relation to extending the effectiveness of such chapter for two additional years
This bill amends Chapter 890 of the Laws of 1982 to extend its effectiveness until September 1, 2012. The bill would continue reduced water rates for hospitals and charitable institutions in New York City.
REASONS FOR SUPPORT:
This legislation will extend for two years a long standing reduction in water charges offered to hospitals and other charitable organizations. This benefit for charitable organizations was amended in 1980 to include grade schools associated with houses of worship and has been reauthorized every two years since.
The statute is renewed at the request of NYC every two years
The fiscal impact on water and sewer revenues paid to the New York City Water Board is negligible.
Immediately, and shall be deemed to have been in effect on and after September 1, 2010.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4778 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN SENATE April 25, 2011 ___________Introduced by Sen. GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities AN ACT to amend chapter 890 of the laws of 1982, relating to the estab- lishment of certain water charges for hospitals and charities in New York city, in relation to extending the effectiveness of such chapter for two additional years THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 2 of chapter 890 of the laws of 1982, relating to the establishment of certain water charges for hospitals and charities in New York city, as amended by chapter 518 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: S 2. This shall take effect immediately and shall remain in full force and effect only until September 1,
2012. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall be deemed to have been in full force and effect on and after September 1, 2010.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10788-01-1