|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 12, 2013||recommit, enacting clause stricken|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to local government|
senate Bill S1200
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1200 - Details
- Law Section:
- General Municipal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd Gen Muni L, generally; amd §33, Munic Home R L
- Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S1200 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1200 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: Amends the portions of "The New N.Y. Government Reorganization and citizen Empowerment Act", which created in the general municipal law Article 17-A, to expand and clarify certain provisions of the local governments merger was enacted into law in 2009 and provided for the merging of local governments. It expands the procedures to encompass larger local government entities up to the size of one million residents. Also amends the municipal home rule law to conform them to the local government mergers procedure. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Sections 1 through 3 amend various sections of the general municipal law expand applicability from "town or village" to a "local government entity" not having a population over one million. Section 4 and 9 amends section 754 and 762 of the general municipal
S1200 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1200 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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.
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