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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to housing, construction and community development|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to housing, construction and community development|
senate Bill S832
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- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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S832 - Details
S832 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S832 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to appointments to the rent guidelines board PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to requiring that appointees to the Rent Guidelines Board be subject to confirmation by the New York city Council. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends subdivision a of section 26-510 of the administrative code of the city of New York to include the city Council's advice and consent for appointees to the Rent Guidelines Board. Section 2: Effective date. JUSTIFICATION: Requiring City Council advice and consent for appointees to the New York City Rent Guidelines Board would provide for important input and review of the qualifications and experience of the members of a body that makes crucial decisions that affect millions of residents.
S832 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 832 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to appointments to the rent guidelines board THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision a of section 26-510 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows: a. There shall be a rent guidelines board to consist of nine members, appointed by the mayor, WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE CITY COUNCIL. Two members shall be representative of tenants, two shall be represen- tative of owners of property, and five shall be public members each of whom shall have had at least five years experience in either finance, economics or housing. One public member shall be designated by the mayor to serve as chairman and shall hold no other public office. No member, officer or employee of any municipal rent regulation agency or the state division of housing and community renewal and no person who owns or manages real estate covered by this law or who is an officer of any owner or tenant organization shall serve on a rent guidelines board. One public member, one member representative of tenants and one member representative of owners shall serve for a term ending two years from January first next succeeding the date of their appointment; one public member, one member representative of tenants and one member represen- tative of owners shall serve for terms ending three years from the Janu- ary first next succeeding the date of their appointment and two public members shall serve for terms ending four years from January first next succeeding the dates of their appointment. The chairman shall serve at the pleasure of the mayor. Thereafter, all members shall continue in office until their successors have been appointed and qualified. The EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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