N.Y. Public Authorities Law Section 3240
Payments to the corporation


1.

* Not less than one hundred twenty days before the beginning of each fiscal year of the corporation (but not later than October first, nineteen hundred ninety, for the fiscal year ending March thirty-first, nineteen hundred ninety-one) the chairperson of the corporation shall certify to the state comptroller and to the governor a schedule of cash requirements for such fiscal year. The total amount so certified for such fiscal year shall be equal to the total amount of the debt service then due on the bonds and notes of the corporation, including payments of interest and principal (including sinking fund payments) including payments required to be made pursuant to § 3238-A (Payment to city of New York)section thirty-two hundred thirty-eight-a of this title, together with: * NB Effective until July 1, 2034 * Not less than one hundred twenty days before the beginning of each fiscal year of the corporation (but not later than October first, nineteen hundred ninety, for the fiscal year ending March thirty-first, nineteen hundred ninety-one) the chairperson of the corporation shall certify to the state comptroller and to the governor a schedule of cash requirements for such fiscal year. The total amount so certified for such fiscal year shall be equal to the total amount of the debt service then due on the bonds and notes of the corporation, including payments of interest and principal (including sinking fund payments), together with: * NB Effective July 1, 2034 (a) the amount, if any, due to any provider of any bond or note facility, representing payments made by it as provided in the applicable resolution or trust indenture as a result of any previous failure of the state to make any payment provided for in this section, including any related reasonable interest, fees or charges so provided, (b) the amount, if any, required to restore the capital reserve fund to the capital reserve fund requirement to the extent any deficiency therein has resulted directly or indirectly from failure by the state to make any payment provided for in this section, (c) the amount, if any, required to be rebated to the United States to provide for continued federal tax exemption for bonds and notes of the corporation, and

(d)

the expenses of the establishment and continued operating expenses of the corporation, but not in excess of one hundred thousand dollars, exclusive of trustees’ fees, fees payable to providers of bond or note facilities, fees for issuing and paying agents, remarketing agents and dealers, counsels, financial advisors, independent auditors, providers of interest rate exchange agreements, rating agencies, transfer or information agents, the publication of advertisements and notices, surety arrangements, and printers; fees or charges incurred by the corporation to comply with applicable federal and state securities or tax laws; and any other costs of issuance in excess of the amount provided therefor in the proceeds of the sale of bonds or notes of the corporation, to the extent that any of the foregoing amounts or expenses are not to be paid from other resources available to the corporation for such purpose. 1-a. The chairperson of the corporation may revise such certification at such times as shall be determined by the chairperson, provided, however, that the chairperson of the corporation shall revise such certification not later than thirty days after the issuance of any bonds or notes of the corporation including refunding bonds, and the adoption of any interest rate exchange or other financial arrangement affecting the cash requirements of the corporation.

2.

The schedule accompanying such certification shall provide for payments on such dates as the corporation deems appropriate to ensure that sufficient funds will be available from the sources identified in this section to enable it to meet its current obligations as they become due.

3.

Upon receipt of such certification, or any revision thereof, the comptroller shall pay such amount to the corporation for payment or deposit in accordance with such certification, from the local government assistance tax fund established by State Finance Law § 92-R (Local government assistance tax fund)section ninety-two-r of the state finance law or from any other amount appropriated for such purpose to the extent that moneys in such fund are insufficient for such purpose. Any such payment shall be made within thirty days of the receipt of the certification or at the time specified within the certification, whichever is later, provided that any such amounts shall have been first appropriated by the state. * 4. In any year in which the state appropriates money out of any other funds available to it directly for the payment of debt service of the corporation or for any other corporate purposes for which payments out of the local government assistance fund may be made, except any appropriated amount in respect of a deficiency in such fund, the amount certified by the chairperson of the corporation shall be reduced by the amount of such direct state payments. Provided however, this subdivision shall not apply for payments made pursuant to § 3238-A (Payment to city of New York)section thirty-two hundred thirty-eight-a of this title. * NB Effective until July 1, 2034 * 4. In any year in which the state appropriates money out of any other funds available to it directly for the payment of debt service of the corporation or for any other corporate purposes for which payments out of the local government assistance fund may be made, except any appropriated amount in respect of a deficiency in such fund, the amount certified by the chairperson of the corporation shall be reduced by the amount of such direct state payments. * NB Effective July 1, 2034 * 5. The agreement of the state contained in this section shall be deemed executory only to the extent of appropriations available for payments under this section and no liability on account of any such payment shall be incurred by the state beyond such appropriations. The state, acting through the director of the budget, and the corporation may enter into, amend, modify, or rescind one or more agreements providing for the specific manner, timing, and amount of payments to be made under this section, but only in conformity with this section. Provided however, this subdivision shall not apply for payments made pursuant to § 3238-A (Payment to city of New York)section thirty-two hundred thirty-eight-a of this title. * NB Effective until July 1, 2034 * 5. The agreement of the state contained in this section shall be deemed executory only to the extent of appropriations available for payments under this section and no liability on account of any such payment shall be incurred by the state beyond such appropriations. The state, acting through the director of the budget, and the corporation may enter into, amend, modify, or rescind one or more agreements providing for the specific manner, timing, and amount of payments to be made under this section, but only in conformity with this section. * NB Effective July 1, 2034 6. Nothing contained in this title shall be deemed to restrict the right of the state to amend, repeal, modify or otherwise alter statutes imposing or relating to the taxes imposed pursuant to sections eleven hundred five and eleven hundred ten of the tax law. The corporation shall not include within any resolution, contract or agreement with holders of the bonds or notes issued under this title any provision which provides that a default occurs as a result of the state exercising its right to amend, repeal, modify or otherwise alter the taxes imposed pursuant to sections eleven hundred five and eleven hundred ten of the tax law.

Source: Section 3240 — Payments to the corporation, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBA/3240 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 6, 2024).

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Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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