senate Bill S3643

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the commission on public authority reform to study and investigate reducing the number of public authorities and their subsidiaries

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to finance
Feb 28, 2011 referred to finance

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S3643 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Appropriations
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3827A

S3643 - Summary

Establishes a temporary state commission to be known as the commission on public authority reform to study and investigate reducing the number of public authorities and their subsidiaries in New York state; requires reporting; appropriates $100,000 therefor.

S3643 - Sponsor Memo

S3643 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3643

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GRIFFO, GRISANTI, JOHNSON, LARKIN, MAZIARZ, RANZEN-
  HOFER -- read twice and  ordered  printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed to the Committee on Finance

AN  ACT  establishing a temporary state commission to study and investi-
  gate reducing the number of public authorities and their  subsidiaries
  in  the  state  of  New  York;  making  an appropriation therefor; and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. A temporary state commission, to be known as the commission
on  public authority reform, hereafter referred to as the commission, is
hereby  created  to  investigate,  evaluate  and  make   recommendations
concerning  the  scope  and  effectiveness  involving  the  elimination,
dissolution, consolidation or merger of  public  authorities  and  their
subsidiaries in the state of New York.
  S  2.  (a)  The  commission  shall  consist of thirteen members, to be
appointed as follows: three members to be  appointed  by  the  governor;
three  members to be appointed by the temporary president of the senate;
three members to be appointed by the speaker of the assembly; one member
to be appointed by the minority leader of the senate; one member  to  be
appointed  by  the  minority leader of the assembly; one member shall be
appointed by the comptroller, and one member shall be appointed  by  the
attorney  general.  The  appointees shall have demonstrated expertise in
the development and financing of public authorities. The governor  shall
designate  the  chairperson  and  vice-chairperson  of  the  commission.
Vacancies in the membership of the commission  and  among  its  officers
shall  be  filled  in  the  manner provided for original appointments or
designations.
  (b) The members of the commission shall receive  no  compensation  for
their services, but shall be allowed their actual and necessary expenses
incurred  in the performance of their duties under this act. The commis-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05959-01-1

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