senate Bill S1319

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to residency requirements for members of council

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to cities
Jan 06, 2011 referred to cities

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S1319 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
New York City Charter
Laws Affected:
Add §21-a, NYC Chart
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1430

S1319 - Summary

Relates to residency requirements for members of council.

S1319 - Sponsor Memo

S1319 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1319

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. DILAN, DIAZ, PARKER -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the qualifica-
  tions of council members

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The New York city  charter  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 21-a to read as follows:
  S  21-A. RESIDENCE QUALIFICATIONS OF MEMBERS. NO PERSON SHALL SERVE AS
A MEMBER UNLESS HE OR SHE IS A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES AND,  EXCEPT
AS  HEREINAFTER OTHERWISE PRESCRIBED, HAS BEEN A RESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL
DISTRICT FOR THE TWELVE MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING HIS OR HER ELECTION
AND CONTINUOUSLY THEREAFTER; IF ELECTED AT THE FIRST ELECTION NEXT ENSU-
ING AFTER A READJUSTMENT OR ALTERATION OF DISTRICTS BECOMES EFFECTIVE, A
PERSON, TO BE ELIGIBLE TO SERVE AS A MEMBER, MUST HAVE BEEN  A  RESIDENT
OF THE BOROUGH IN WHICH THE COUNCIL DISTRICT IS CONTAINED FOR THE TWELVE
MONTHS  IMMEDIATELY  PRECEDING HIS OR HER ELECTION AND A RESIDENT OF THE
DISTRICT UPON TAKING OFFICE AND CONTINUOUSLY THEREAFTER.
  S 2. This act shall effect immediately and shall apply to all  members
elected on or after the date it shall have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02680-01-1

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