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File #: Int 0256-2014    Version: * Name: Executive Budget Extender
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Finance
On agenda: 4/10/2014
Enactment date: 4/25/2014 Law number: 2014/011
Title: A Local Law in relation to the date of submission by the Mayor of the proposed executive budget and budget message, the date of submission by the Borough Presidents of recommendations in response to the Mayor's executive budget, the date of publication of a report by the director of the independent budget office analyzing the executive budget, the date by which the Council hearings pertaining to the executive budget shall conclude, the date by which if the expense budget has not been adopted, the expense budget and tax rate adopted as modified for the current fiscal year shall be deemed to have been extended for the new fiscal year until such time as a new expense budget has been adopted, the date by which if a capital budget and a capital program have not been adopted, the unutilized portion of all prior capital appropriations shall be deemed reappropriated, the date of submission by the Mayor of an estimate of the probable amount of receipts, the date by which any person or organizat...
Sponsors: Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, (by request of the Mayor)
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Testimony 4/10/14, 3. Hearing Transcript 4/10/14, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-10-14, 5. Fiscal Impact Statement, 6. Mayor's Letter, 7. Message of Necessity, 8. Local Law 11, 9. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 10, 2014
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4/25/2014*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/25/2014*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/25/2014*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/10/2014*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/10/2014*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/10/2014*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/10/2014*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/10/2014*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Committee on Finance Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/10/2014*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Committee on Finance P-C Item Approved by CommPass Action details Meeting details Not available
Preconsidered Int. No. 256
 
By Council Member Ferreras (by request of the Mayor)
 
 
A Local Law in relation to the date of submission by the Mayor of the proposed executive budget and budget message, the date of submission by the Borough Presidents of recommendations in response to the Mayor's executive budget, the date of publication of a report by the director of the independent budget office analyzing the executive budget, the date by which the Council hearings pertaining to the executive budget shall conclude, the date by which if the expense budget has not been adopted, the expense budget and tax rate adopted as modified for the current fiscal year shall be deemed to have been extended for the new fiscal year until such time as a new expense budget has been adopted, the date by which if a capital budget and a capital program have not been adopted, the unutilized portion of all prior capital appropriations shall be deemed reappropriated, the date of submission by the Mayor of an estimate of the probable amount of receipts, the date by which any person or organization may submit an official alternative estimate of revenues, the date by which if the Council has not fixed the tax rates for the ensuing fiscal year, the commissioner of finance shall be authorized to complete the assessment rolls using estimated rates, and related matters, relating to the fiscal year two thousand fifteen.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
 
Section 1.  During the calendar year 2014 and in relation to the 2015 fiscal year:
1. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provisions of section 249 of the New York city charter, as added by vote of the electors on November 7, 1989, subdivision a of section 249 as amended by local law number 25 for the year 1998, the Mayor shall pursuant to such section submit a proposed executive budget and budget message as therein described not later than May 8, 2014.
2. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provisions of section 251 of the New York city charter, as added by vote of the electors on November 7, 1989, each borough president shall pursuant to such section submit recommendations in response to the Mayor's executive budget as therein described not later than May 19, 2014.
3. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provisions of section 252 of the New York city charter, as added by vote of the electors on November 7, 1989, the director of the independent budget office shall pursuant to such section publish a report analyzing the executive budget as therein described not later than May 23, 2014.
4. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provisions of section 253 of the New York city charter, as added by vote of the electors on November 7, 1989, the Council shall pursuant to such section hold hearings on the executive budget as therein described which shall conclude by June 6, 2014.
5. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provisions of subdivision d of section 254 of the New York city charter, as added by vote of the electors on November 7, 1989, and subdivision b of section 1516 of the New York city charter, as amended by vote of the electors on November 7, 1989, if an expense budget has not been adopted by June 18, 2014 pursuant to subdivisions a and b of section 254 of the New York city charter, the expense budget and tax rate adopted as modified for the current fiscal year shall be deemed to have been extended for the new fiscal year until such time as a new expense budget has been adopted.
6. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provisions of subdivision e of section 254 of the New York city charter, as added by vote of the electors on November 7, 1989, if a capital budget and a capital program have not been adopted by June 18, 2014 pursuant to subdivisions a and b of such section, the unutilized portion of all prior capital appropriations shall be deemed reappropriated.
7. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provisions of subdivision a of section 1515 of the New York city charter, as amended by vote of the electors on November 7, 1989, the Mayor shall pursuant to such subdivision prepare and submit to the Council an estimate of the probable amount of receipts as therein described not later than June 18, 2014.
8. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provisions of subdivision d of section 1515 of the New York city charter, as added by vote of the electors on November 7, 1989, any person or organization may pursuant to such subdivision submit an official alternative estimate of revenues as described therein at any time prior to May 23, 2014.
9. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provisions of subdivision a of section 1516-a of the New York city charter, as amended by vote of the electors on November 7, 1989, if the Council has not fixed the tax rates for the ensuing fiscal year on or before June 18, 2014, the commissioner of finance shall pursuant to such subdivision be authorized to complete the assessment rolls using estimated rates and to collect the sums therein mentioned according to law. The estimated rates shall equal the tax rates for the current fiscal year.
10. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provisions of subdivision b of section 1516-a of the New York city charter, as amended by vote of the electors on November 7, 1989, if, subsequent to June 18, 2014, the Council shall, pursuant to section 1516 of the New York city charter, fix the tax rates for the ensuing fiscal year at percentages differing from the estimated rates, real estate tax payments shall nevertheless be payable in accordance with subdivision a of section 1516-a of such charter at the estimated rates, where the commissioner of finance has exercised the authority granted by subdivision a of section 1516-a of such charter to complete the assessment rolls using estimated rates and to collect the sums therein mentioned according to law. However, in such event, prior to the first day of January in such fiscal year, the commissioner of finance shall cause the completed assessment rolls to be revised to reflect the tax rates fixed by the Council pursuant to section 1516 of such charter, and an amended bill for the installment or installments for such fiscal year due and payable on or after the first day of January shall be submitted to each taxpayer in which whatever adjustment may be required as a result of the estimated bill previously submitted to the taxpayer shall be reflected.
§ 2. This local law shall take effect immediately.