senate Bill S1531

Relates to the commissioners of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 02 / Feb / 2009
    • REFERRED TO CORPORATIONS, AUTHORITIES AND COMMISSIONS
  • 06 / Jan / 2010
    • REFERRED TO CORPORATIONS, AUTHORITIES AND COMMISSIONS

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8084
Versions:
S1531
Legislative Cycle:
2009-2010
Current Committee:
Senate Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

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BILL NUMBER: S1531

TITLE OF BILL :
An act to amend chapter 154 of the laws of 1921, relating to the port
authority of New York and New Jersey, in relation to the commissioners
of such authority

PURPOSE :
The purpose of this bill would be to assign both of the two
non-designated seats to the surrounding communities.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS :
Section 1 amends article 4 of section 1 of chapter 154 of the laws of
1921 as it relates to assigning the two non-designated seats on the
Port Authority board to a voter from either the county of Dutchess,
Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster or Westchester, and a voter
form either the county of Nassau or Suffolk.

JUSTIFICATION :
The Port Authority facilities have dramatic impacts on the region;
shaping its growth, economy, environment and quality of life. The
surrounding communities should be afforded the two (2) remaining seats
on the Board of Commissioners in order to ensure that the views,
perspectives and concerns of the inhabitants of the region are
factored into the decisions made by the Port Authority.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY :
2008 - S.8763 - Referred to Rules

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS :
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE :
This act shall take effect upon the enactment into law by the state of
New Jersey of legislation having an identical effect with this act,
but if the state of New Jersey shall have already enacted such
legislation, this act shall take effect immediately.
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