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IV.5.C
General State Charges – Claims, Awards, Judgments, and Settlement Agreements

 

Business Units are to use the following account codes to process payments to pay automobile accident claims, or to pay recipients of:

(1) a final award issued by an administrative agency or arbitrator,

(2) a final judgment issued by a court,

(3) a settlement agreement reached by an agency and another party while a court proceeding, administrative agency proceeding, or proceeding under a collective bargaining agreement is pending, or

(4) a settlement agreement reached by an agency and another party without any court proceeding, administrative agency proceeding, or proceeding under a collective bargaining agreement having been begun.

Examples of administrative agencies authorized to issue decisions directing payment by the State include the Division of Human Rights under the Human Rights Law (Executive Law Art. 15) and the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations under various collective bargaining agreements relating to out-of-title work grievances.

 

Proceedings under a collective bargaining agreement include grievances at various steps and arbitrations.

A comprehensive list of definitions for terms used in this Section can be found in Chapter XII, Section 6.U - Payments Pursuant to Awards and Non-Judicial Settlement Agreements of this Guide.

 

 

SFS Account Title Description Budget (KK) Classification
60170 Auto Accident Claims Payment of claims for damage to personal or real property or for bodily injuries or wrongful death caused by officers, employees, or other authorized persons providing service to State government while providing such service and the state university construction fund while acting within the scope of their employment, while operating motor vehicles, and for any individuals operating motor vehicles which are assigned on a permanent basis with unrestricted use to state officers and employees when the person is permanently assigned the motor vehicle. General State Charges
60172 Non-POL and Non-Court of Claims Judgment Payment other than those authorized under the Public Officers Law based on a judgment against a state employee or a state agency issued by a federal court or state court other than the Court of Claims. General State Charges
60173 Non-POL and Non-Court of Claims Settlement Payment other than those authorized under the Public Officers Law based on settlement of a claim against a state employee or a state agency issued by a federal court or state court other than the Court of Claims. General State Charges
60174 Pre-Adjudicatory Settlement Payment based on a settlement agreement voluntarily entered into by a Business Unit and another party to resolve a legal dispute before any type of court, administrative agency, or contractual proceeding has begun. General State Charges
60175 Administrative or Contractual Settlement Payment based on a settlement agreement voluntarily entered into by a Business Unit and another party to resolve a legal dispute while a proceeding is pending in front of (1) an administrative agency authorized to direct such a payment or (2) an individual authorized under a collective bargaining agreement to direct such payment, but before a final administrative or contractual award decision has been made. General State Charges
60176 Administrative or Contractual Award Payment based on a final decision of (1) an administrative agency authorized to direct such payment, or (2) an arbitrator authorized under a collective bargaining agreement to direct such payment. General State Charges
60177 Elected Official Pre-Adjudicatory Settlement Payment based on a settlement agreement voluntarily entered into by a Business Unit and another party to resolve a legal dispute before any type of court or administrative agency proceeding has begun and involving the conduct of a State legislator or statewide elected official. General State Charges
60178 Elected Official Administrative Settlement Payment based on a settlement agreement voluntarily entered into by a Business Unit and another party to resolve a legal dispute while an administrative agency proceeding is pending but before a final decision has been made by the administrative agency and involving the conduct of a State legislator or statewide elected official. General State Charges
60179 Elected Official Administrative Award Payment based on a final decision of an administrative agency authorized to direct such payment and involving the conduct of a State legislator or statewide elected official. General State Charges
60180 Court of Claims - Settlements Payment based on settlement of a claim against the State pursuant to Court of Claims Act § 20-a or against a public benefit corporation indemnified by the state. General State Charges
60181 Court of Claims – Judgment Payment made based on judgment on a claim against the State pursuant to Court of Claims Act § 20 or against a public benefit corporation indemnified by the state. General State Charges
60182 Property Casualty Insurance Security Fund Transfer to the Property Casualty Insurance Security (PLIS) Fund in accordance with the terms of the settlement between the State and the plaintiffs in accordance with the Court of Appeals' opinion in Alliance of the American Insurers v. Chu, 77 NY2d 573 (1991). General State Charges
60190 POL – Defense and Indemnification Payments for private counsel certified by the Attorney General under the Public Officers Law for state employees in a civil action or proceeding in state or federal court. General State Charges
60192 POL – Federal Court Judgment Payment authorized under the Public Officers Law based on a judgment against a state employee issued by a federal court. General State Charges
60193 POL – Federal Court Settlement Payment authorized under the Public Officers Law based on settlement of a claim against a state employee in federal court. General State Charges
60195 POL – State Supreme Court Judgment Payment authorized under the Public Officers Law based on a judgment against a state employee in state court. General State Charges
60196 POL – State Supreme Court Settlement Payment authorized under the Public Officers Law based on settlement of a claim against a state employee in state court. General State Charges
60200 Settlement Interest Interest paid for delays as declared in claims, awards, judgments and settlement agreements as defined in this Section. For interest on leases, federal loans, and land claims see account 58402 in Section 4.B - Department Operations - Non-Personal Service of this Chapter. General State Charges

 

 

Guide to Financial Operations
REV. 12/31/2013