Bill Text: NY A05883 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Permits municipalities to use highway assistance payments for either capital projects or routine maintenance.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-01-08 - referred to transportation [A05883 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A05883-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 20, 2019
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  LALOR, DeSTEFANO, McDONOUGH -- read once and
          referred to the Committee on Transportation
        AN ACT to amend the highway  law,  in  relation  to  permitting  munici-
          palities  to  use  highway assistance payments for capitol projects or
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1. Section 10-c of the highway law is amended by adding a new
     2  subdivision 9 to read as follows:
     3    9. Notwithstanding the other provisions of  this  section,  a  munici-
     4  pality  shall have the sole discretion to use funding distributed pursu-
     5  ant to this section for either capital projects or  routine  maintenance
     6  projects in the amount such municipality deems appropriate.
     7    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.