N.Y. Public Health Law Section 454
Treasurers of hospitals

  • powers and duties

Subject to rules and regulations of the commissioner, the treasurer of each hospital in the department shall:


receive and have the custody of all moneys and securities of the hospital from whatever sources derived, except as otherwise provided by law and keep an accurate record thereof and of all obligations of the hospital;


deposit in his name, as treasurer, in a bank approved by the state comptroller, all such moneys and transmit each month to the comptroller, and to the commissioner, a statement showing the amount received and deposited, from whom and for what received and when such deposits were made. Such statement of deposits shall be certified by the proper officer of the bank receiving such deposits. The treasurer shall make an affidavit to the effect that the sum so deposited is all the money received by him from any source of hospital income to the date of the last deposit appearing on such statement;


pay out the money deposited for the proper uses of the hospital upon the voucher of the steward or business manager. Where the treasurer is a person other than the director, said voucher shall be countersigned by the director;


keep full and accurate account of all receipts and payments in the manner and according to books and forms prescribed by the commissioner;


balance all accounts on his books annually, for the preceding fiscal year, and make a statement thereof and an abstract of the receipts and payments for such year and transmit the same to the commissioner on or before the following fifteenth day of August;


render an account of the state of the books and of the funds and property in his custody, whenever required by the commissioner; and, (g) perform such other duties as the commissioner may require.

Source: Section 454 — Treasurers of hospitals; powers and duties, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/454 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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