senate Bill S4291

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Expands provisions providing for consolidation of local governments to include counties and cities having a population of less than one million

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to local government
Mar 28, 2011 referred to local government

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S4291 - Details

Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Gen Muni L, generally; amd ยง33, Munic Home R L

S4291 - Summary

Expands provisions providing for consolidation of local governments to include counties and cities having a population of less than one million.

S4291 - Sponsor Memo

S4291 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4291

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 28, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. CARLUCCI, KLEIN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in  relation  to  authorizing
  the  consolidation  of cities and counties; and to amend the municipal
  home rule law, in relation to authorizing counties to create and amend
  their county charters in order  to  facilitate  the  merger  of  local
  governments

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 4 and 13 of section 750 of the general munici-
pal law, as added by chapter 74 of the laws of 2009, are amended to read
as follows:
  4. "Contiguous" shall mean when a portion of a [town or village] LOCAL
GOVERNMENT ENTITY abuts the boundary of another [town or village]  LOCAL
GOVERNMENT ENTITY, including a [town or village] LOCAL GOVERNMENT ENTITY
separated  from  the  exact  boundary of another [town or village] LOCAL
GOVERNMENT ENTITY by a street, road, railroad, highway, river  or  other
natural or artificial stream or body of water.
  13.  "Local government entity" or "entity" shall mean a town, village,
CITY, COUNTY, district, special improvement district, CITY  DISTRICT  or
other  improvement  district,  including,  but  not  limited to, special
districts created pursuant to articles eleven, twelve, twelve-A or thir-
teen of the town  law,  library  districts,  SPECIAL  PURPOSE  DISTRICTS
CREATED  BY COUNTIES UNDER THE COUNTY LAW and other districts created by
law; provided, however, that a local government entity shall not include
school districts[,] OR ANY city [districts or special purpose  districts
created by counties under county law] HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION
OR MORE.
  S  2.  Subdivision  1  of section 751 of the general municipal law, as
added by chapter 74 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09351-01-1

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