N.Y. Public Authorities Law Section 1285-Q
Financing of hazardous waste site remediation projects


In order to effectuate the purposes of this title, the corporation shall have the following additional special powers:

1.

Subject to chapter fifty-nine of the laws of two thousand, but notwithstanding any other provisions of law to the contrary, in order to assist the corporation in undertaking the administration and the financing of hazardous waste site remediation projects for payment of the state’s share of the costs of the remediation of hazardous waste sites, in accordance with title thirteen of article twenty-seven of the environmental conservation law and State Finance Law § 97-B (Hazardous waste remedial fund)section ninety-seven-b of the state finance law, and for payment of state costs associated with the remediation of offsite contamination at significant threat sites as provided in Environmental Conservation Law § 27-1411 (Work plan requirements)section 27-1411 of the environmental conservation law, and beginning in state fiscal year two thousand fifteen - two thousand sixteen for environmental restoration projects pursuant to title five of article fifty-six of the environmental conservation law provided that funding for such projects shall not exceed ten percent of the funding appropriated for the purposes of financing hazardous waste site remediation projects, pursuant to title thirteen of article twenty-seven of the environmental conservation law in any state fiscal year pursuant to capital appropriations made to the department of environmental conservation, the director of the division of budget and the corporation are each authorized to enter into one or more service contracts, none of which shall exceed twenty years in duration, upon such terms and conditions as the director and the corporation may agree, so as to annually provide to the corporation in the aggregate, a sum not to exceed the annual debt service payments and related expenses required for any bonds and notes authorized pursuant to § 1290 (Notes and bonds of the corporation)section twelve hundred ninety of this title. Any service contract entered into pursuant to this section shall provide that the obligation of the state to fund or to pay the amounts therein provided for shall not constitute a debt of the state within the meaning of any constitutional or statutory provision and shall be deemed executory only to the extent of moneys available for such purposes, subject to annual appropriation by the legislature. Any such service contract or any payments made or to be made thereunder may be assigned and pledged by the corporation as security for its bonds and notes, as authorized pursuant to § 1290 (Notes and bonds of the corporation)section twelve hundred ninety of this title.

2.

The comptroller is hereby authorized to receive from the corporation any portion of bond proceeds paid to provide funds for or reimburse the state for its costs associated with any hazardous waste site remediation projects and to credit such amounts to the capital projects fund or any other appropriate fund.

3.

The maximum amount of bonds that may be issued for the purpose of financing hazardous waste site remediation projects and environmental restoration projects authorized by this section shall not exceed two billion two hundred million dollars and shall not exceed one hundred million dollars for appropriations enacted for any state fiscal year, provided that the bonds not issued for such appropriations may be issued pursuant to reappropriation in subsequent fiscal years. No bonds shall be issued for the repayment of any new appropriation enacted after March thirty-first, two thousand twenty-six for hazardous waste site remediation projects authorized by this section. Amounts authorized to be issued by this section shall be exclusive of bonds issued to fund any debt service reserve funds, pay costs of issuance of such bonds, and bonds or notes issued to refund or otherwise repay bonds or notes previously issued. Such bonds and notes of the corporation shall not be a debt of the state, and the state shall not be liable thereon, nor shall they be payable out of any funds other than those appropriated by this state to the corporation for debt service and related expenses pursuant to any service contracts executed pursuant to subdivision one of this section, and such bonds and notes shall contain on the face thereof a statement to such effect.

Source: Section 1285-Q — Financing of hazardous waste site remediation projects, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBA/1285-Q (updated Apr. 24, 2015; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

1280
Short title
1281
Definitions
1282
New York state environmental facilities corporation
1283
Purposes of the corporation
1284
General powers of the corporation
1285
Special powers of the corporation
1285‑A
Construction, operation and maintenance of air pollution control facilities, water management facilities and storm water collecting systems
1285‑B
Additional special powers of the corporation with respect to projects and persons
1285‑C
Construction, operation and maintenance of industrial hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities
1285‑D
Studies regarding design, construction and operation of industrial waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities
1285‑E
Inactive hazardous waste disposal site remedial programs
1285‑F
Program for ultimate disposal of hazardous wastes
1285‑G
Industrial materials recycling program
1285‑H
Inactive hazardous waste disposal site remedial programs
1285‑I
Commercial and industrial waste audits
1285‑J
Water pollution control revolving fund
1285‑K
Financing of the design, acquisition, construction, improvement and installation of Riverbank Park
1285‑L
State park infrastructure projects
1285‑M
Drinking water revolving fund
1285‑N
Issuance and sale of recipient bonds and notes
1285‑O
Pipeline for jobs fund
1285‑P
State environmental infrastructure projects
1285‑Q
Financing of hazardous waste site remediation projects
1285‑R
State beginning farmer program
1285‑S
New York state intermunicipal water infrastructure grants program
1285‑T
Water infrastructure emergency financial assistance
1285‑U
Septic system replacement fund
1286
Acquisition and disposition of real property
1287
Construction contracts
1288
Co-operation and assistance of other agencies
1289
Transfer of officers and employees
1290
Notes and bonds of the corporation
1290‑A
Insurance and guarantees
1291
Reserve funds and appropriations
1292
Agreement of the state
1293
Right of state to require redemption of bonds
1294
Remedies of noteholders and bondholders
1295
Notes and bonds as legal investment
1296
Exemption from taxation
1297
Actions against the corporation
1298
Title not affected if in part unconstitutional or ineffective

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Apr. 24, 2015

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