Key Votes

S 2707 - Funding State Mandated Programs - Key Vote

New York Key Votes

Ruth Hassell-Thompson voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (42-20) - (Key vote)

Title: Funding State Mandated Programs

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires the state to fund certain programs mandated by the state for municipal corporations and school districts.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the enactment of unfunded mandates that add net additional costs for municipal corporations or school districts (Secs. 2 & 3).
  • Specifies that the state is not required to fund new mandates on municipal corporations or school districts if (Secs. 2 & 3):
    • The mandate is required by a court order;
    • The mandate is provided as an option, but is not required to be put into practice;
    • The mandate results from a home rule request, and the statute imposes costs only upon the municipal corporation or school district that requested it;
    • The mandate results from an executive order of the governor, through use of his or her emergency powers; or
    • The mandate results from federal law or regulations.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Funding State Mandated Programs

Sponsors

  • Stephen M. Saland (NY - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors