senate Bill S4359A

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes 2 or more municipalities to agree to annex territory

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 18, 2012 signed chap.190
Jul 06, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2012 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.442
substituted for a5823a
Jun 19, 2012 referred to local governments
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Jun 13, 2012 amended on third reading 4359a
vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
Jun 13, 2012 returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Mar 27, 2012 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 26, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 22, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 21, 2012 1st report cal.444
Jan 04, 2012 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 14, 2011 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 13, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jun 07, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jun 06, 2011 1st report cal.989
Mar 31, 2011 referred to local government

Votes

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Mar 21, 2012 - Local Government committee Vote

S4359
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 21, 2012

excused (1)

Jun 6, 2011 - Local Government committee Vote

S4359
8
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committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jun 6, 2011

Co-Sponsors

S4359 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5823A
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§703, 704, 707, 711 & 713, add §703-a, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5430, A8241

S4359 - Summary

Authorizes the governing boards of two or more municipalities which have mutually agreed to study the annexation of territory to, by joint resolution, propose the annexation of such territory, as an alternative to annexation solely by petition.

S4359 - Sponsor Memo

S4359 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4359

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 31, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. YOUNG -- (at request of the Legislative Commission on
  Rural  Resources)  -- 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  municipal
  annexation

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

  Section 1. The section heading of section 703 of the general municipal
law, as added by chapter 844 of the laws of 1963, is amended to read  as
follows:
  Petition  [for annexation] BY RESIDENTS OR PROPERTY OWNERS TO INITIATE
ANNEXATION OF TERRITORY.
  S 2. The general municipal law is amended  by  adding  a  new  section
703-a to read as follows:
  S  703-A. RESOLUTION BY GOVERNING BOARDS OF MUNICIPALITIES TO INITIATE
ANNEXATION OF TERRITORY.    EXCEPT  FOR  TERRITORY  IN  AN  AGRICULTURAL
DISTRICT,  OR  OUTSIDE OF SUCH DISTRICT BUT ELIGIBLE FOR AN AGRICULTURAL
ASSESSMENT, PURSUANT TO ARTICLE TWENTY-FIVE-AA OF  THE  AGRICULTURE  AND
MARKETS  LAW,  THE  GOVERNING BOARDS OF TWO OR MORE MUNICIPALITIES WHICH
HAVE MUTUALLY AGREED TO STUDY THE ANNEXATION OF TERRITORY, MAY, BY JOINT
RESOLUTION, PROPOSE THE ANNEXATION OF SUCH TERRITORY,  PURSUANT  TO  THE
PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE.
  S  3.  The  section  heading  and  subdivision 1 of section 704 of the
general municipal law, as added by chapter 844 of the laws of 1963,  are
amended to read as follows:
  Notice  of  hearing  on petition [for] OR JOINT RESOLUTION TO INITIATE
annexation OF TERRITORY.  1. [Within twenty days after  the  receipt  of
such  petition]  IN  THE  EVENT  IT  IS PROPOSED TO ANNEX TERRITORY, the
governing board or boards of the  local  government  or  governments  to
which  it is proposed to annex such territory and the governing board or
boards of the affected local government or  governments  in  which  such

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09868-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S4359A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5823A
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§703, 704, 707, 711 & 713, add §703-a, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5430, A8241

S4359A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the governing boards of two or more municipalities which have mutually agreed to study the annexation of territory to, by joint resolution, propose the annexation of such territory, as an alternative to annexation solely by petition.

S4359A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4359A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4359--A
    Cal. No. 444

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 31, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  YOUNG,  BRESLIN,  KENNEDY, O'MARA, VALESKY -- (at
  request of the Legislative Commission  on  Rural  Resources)  --  read
  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
  Committee on Local Government -- recommitted to the Committee on Local
  Government in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favor-
  ably from said committee, ordered to first and second report,  ordered
  to  a  third  reading, passed by Senate and delivered to the Assembly,
  recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to third  reading,  amended  and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general municipal law, in relation to municipal
  annexation

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

  Section 1. The section heading of section 703 of the general municipal
law,  as added by chapter 844 of the laws of 1963, is amended to read as
follows:
  Petition [for annexation] BY RESIDENTS OR PROPERTY OWNERS TO  INITIATE
ANNEXATION OF TERRITORY.
  S  2.  The  general  municipal  law is amended by adding a new section
703-a to read as follows:
  S 703-A. RESOLUTION BY GOVERNING BOARDS OF MUNICIPALITIES TO  INITIATE
ANNEXATION  OF  TERRITORY.   EXCEPT FOR TERRITORY PROPOSED TO BE ANNEXED
WHICH IS ENTIRELY UNINHABITED OR TERRITORY IN AN AGRICULTURAL  DISTRICT,
OR OUTSIDE OF SUCH DISTRICT BUT ELIGIBLE FOR AN AGRICULTURAL ASSESSMENT,
PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE TWENTY-FIVE-AA OF THE AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS LAW,
THE GOVERNING BOARDS OF TWO OR MORE MUNICIPALITIES WHICH  HAVE  MUTUALLY
AGREED  TO  STUDY THE ANNEXATION OF TERRITORY, MAY, BY JOINT RESOLUTION,
PROPOSE THE ANNEXATION OF SUCH TERRITORY, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS  OF
THIS ARTICLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09868-05-2

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