S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 9, 2013
Introduced by Sens. PERKINS, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed,
and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,
Authorities and Commissions
AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to the city of
New York water board
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 1045-f of the public authorities
law, as added by chapter 513 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as
2. (A) The water board shall consist of seven members TO BE appointed
[by the mayor.] AS FOLLOWS:
(I) THREE MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE MAYOR;
(II) THREE MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL;
(III) ONE MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE COMPTROLLER OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK.
(B) Terms of office of the members shall be two years except that the
terms of four of the board members first appointed shall be one year. At
least one member shall have experience in the science of water resource
development. No member shall be a director of the authority. [The mayor
shall appoint a chairman from among the members of the board.] THE
CHAIRMAN SHALL BE DULY ELECTED BY THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD, SUBJECT TO
THE SAME QUORUM AND VOTING REQUIREMENTS AS PROVIDED FOR IN SUBDIVISION
SEVEN OF THIS SECTION. All members shall continue to hold office until
their successors are appointed and qualified. Vacancies shall be filled
in the manner provided for original appointments. Vacancies, occurring
otherwise than by expiration of term of office, shall be filled in the
same manner as original appointments for the unexpired terms.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.