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 Sen. AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities
AN ACT to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring that
one of the members of the board of standards and appeals be a finan-
cial analyst with professional qualifications and at least ten years
experience as a financial analyst
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivision b of section 659 of the charter of the city of
New York, as added by local law number 49 of the city of New York for
the year 1991, is amended to read as follows:
b. One of the members shall be a planner with professional qualifica-
tions and at least ten years' experience as a planner. One of the
members shall be a registered architect and shall have had at least ten
years' experience as an architect. One of the members shall be a
licensed professional engineer and shall have had at least ten years'
experience as an engineer. ONE OF THE MEMBERS SHALL BE A FINANCIAL
ANALYST WITH PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND AT LEAST TEN YEARS' EXPERI-
ENCE AS A FINANCIAL ANALYST. The mayor shall designate one of the
members, who shall have the required experience as an architect, planner
[or as an], engineer OR AS A FINANCIAL ANALYST, to serve as chair and
shall designate one of the members to serve as vice-chair, who shall act
as chair in the absence of the chair or in the event that a vacancy
exists in the office of chair. Of the members, no more than two shall be
residents of any one borough.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.