Bill Text: NY S05466 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Authorizes the town of Southampton, in the county of Suffolk, to issue bonds and notes, for a period of probable usefulness not to exceed 30 years, which shall apply to the object or purpose of constructing or reconstructing underground conduits and related facilities for the protection of public or municipal utility transmission lines.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-06-18 - returned to senate [S05466 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S05466-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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            S. 5466                                                  A. 7396
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                SENATE - ASSEMBLY
                                       May 1, 2019
                                       ___________
        IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
          ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Govern-
          ment
        IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred
          to the Committee on Local Governments
        AN ACT to amend chapter 399 of the laws of 2017, relating to authorizing
          the town of Southampton, Suffolk county, to establish  an  underground
          utility improvement district, in relation to the issuance of bonds and
          notes  of  the  town of Southampton, in the county of Suffolk, for the
          construction or reconstruction of underground  utilities  and  related
          facilities
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 1 of chapter 399 of the laws of 2017,  relating  to
     2  authorizing  the  town  of  Southampton, Suffolk county, to establish an
     3  underground utility improvement district, is amended to read as follows:
     4    Section 1. (a) The town of Southampton, in the county of  Suffolk,  is
     5  hereby  authorized  to  establish  an  underground  utility  improvement
     6  district pursuant to articles 12 and 12-A of the town law.  Such  under-
     7  ground  utility improvement district shall be established, funded, oper-
     8  ated and otherwise controlled by the provisions of articles 12 and  12-A
     9  of  the  town law and the provisions of this act. To the extent that the
    10  provisions of this act shall in any way be in conflict with articles  12
    11  and  12-A  of the town law, the provisions of this act shall be control-
    12  ling.
    13    (b) The costs and expenses of  the  town  of  Southampton  underground
    14  utility improvement district shall be borne by local assessment upon the
    15  several  lots  and  parcels of land which the town board shall determine
    16  and specify to be especially benefited by the improvement, and the  town
    17  board  shall apportion and assess upon and collect from the several lots
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD11117-03-9

        S. 5466                             2                            A. 7396
     1  and parcels of land so deemed benefited, so much upon and from  each  as
     2  shall  be in just proportion to the amount of benefit which the improve-
     3  ment shall confer upon the same.
     4    (c)  Notwithstanding  any  provision  of  section  11.00  of the local
     5  finance law to the contrary, the town of Southampton is  hereby  author-
     6  ized  to issue bonds and notes for the construction or reconstruction of
     7  underground conduits and related facilities for the protection of public
     8  or municipal utility transmission lines, including but  not  limited  to
     9  electrical   power   distribution  and  communication  lines,  including
    10  furnishings, machinery, equipment,  apparatus,  appurtenances,  land  or
    11  rights-in-land,  and the costs of and incidental to the transfer of such
    12  lines from above ground to such conduits and  related  facilities.  Such
    13  issuance  shall be authorized for a period of probable usefulness not to
    14  exceed 30 years, which shall apply to the object or purpose set forth in
    15  this subdivision.
    16    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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