Senate Bill S2601

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires one trustee of the New York Power Authority be a resident of St. Lawrence County and one trustee to be a resident of Niagara county

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

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2011-S2601 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7671
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1003, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3560, A7318

2011-S2601 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires one trustee of the New York Power Authority be a resident of St. Lawrence county and one trustee to be a resident of Niagara county.

2011-S2601 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2011-S2601 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2601

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRISANTI, MAZIARZ, GRIFFO, RITCHIE -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Energy and Telecommunications

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to appointing  a
  St.    Lawrence  county  resident and a Niagara county resident to the
  power authority of the state of New York

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

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of section 1003 of the public author-
ities  law, as amended by chapter 766 of the laws of 2005, is amended to
read as follows:
  The authority shall consist of seven  trustees,  five  of  whom  shall
serve respectively for terms of one, two, three, four and five years, to
be  appointed by the governor, by and with the advice and consent of the
senate. The sixth and seventh trustees shall be appointed by the  gover-
nor,  by  and with the advice and consent of the senate, and shall serve
initial terms of one and two years respectively.  ONE TRUSTEE SHALL BE A
RESIDENT OF ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY AND ONE TRUSTEE SHALL BE A  RESIDENT  OF
NIAGARA  COUNTY.  Each  trustee  shall hold office until a successor has
been appointed and qualified. At the expiration  of  the  term  of  each
trustee  and  of each succeeding trustee the governor shall, by and with
the advice and consent of the senate, appoint  a  successor,  who  shall
hold  office  for  a  term  of five years, or until a successor has been
appointed and qualified. In the event of  a  vacancy  occurring  in  the
office  of  the trustee by death, resignation or otherwise, the governor
shall, by and with the advice and  consent  of  the  senate,  appoint  a
successor,  who  shall hold office for the unexpired term. Four trustees
shall constitute a quorum for the purpose of  organizing  the  authority
and conducting the business thereof.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08032-01-1

              

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