senate Bill S5243

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes all local governments to appoint the community service directors who will serve such governments

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
May 03, 2011 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

S5243 - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง41.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:

S5243 - Summary

Authorizes all local governments to provide for the appointment and removal of their directors of community services.

S5243 - Sponsor Memo

S5243 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011

Introduced  by Sen. McDONALD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to  the  appointment
  of directors of community services


  Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 41.09 of the mental hygiene law,
as amended by chapter 588 of the laws of 1973 and such section as renum-
bered by chapter 978 of the laws of 1977, is amended to read as follows:
  (a) [Charter]  LOCAL  governments  may  provide  for  appointment  and
removal of directors in a manner authorized by such governments. [In all
other  local  governments, the board shall appoint and remove the direc-
tor.] Salaries and allowable expenses shall be  set  by  the  appointing
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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