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A05077 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 6, 2017
        Introduced by M. of A. WEPRIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Cities
        AN  ACT to amend the administrative code of the city of New York and the
          public authorities law, in relation to abolishing the  minimum  charge
          for water supply in the city of New York

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 24-335 of the administrative code of  the  city  of
     2  New York is amended to read as follows:
     3    §  24-335 Charges where supply is metered. No charge for the supply of
     4  water other than a meter charge[,  minimum  charge]  or  annual  service
     5  charge  shall  be  made  against  any  houses  or lots or any portion or
     6  portions thereof where a water meter may have been or shall  be  placed.
     7  In  all  cases where a water meter may have been or shall be placed, the
     8  charge for supply of water shall be determined only by the  quantity  of
     9  water  actually  used,  as  shown  by such meters, except for [a minimum
    10  charge or] an annual service charge and except as provided  by  subdivi-
    11  sion four of section seven hundred thirty-four of the charter.
    12    § 2. Section 1045-j of the public authorities law is amended by adding
    13  a new subdivision 3-a to read as follows:
    14    3-a. The water board shall not impose any type of minimum charge, fee,
    15  rate or rent upon any class of users of property served.
    16    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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