The New York city council has introduced legislation that would require the administration of Major Rudolph Giuliani to prove that a controversial budget balancing proposal is necessary.

The legislation concerns the planned sale by the city of $215 million in delinquent property tax receivable. The sale, scheduled to take place in June, will help the city balance its budget in fiscal 1994, which ends June 30. Further sales are planned to provide budget revenues in future years.

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