senate Bill S123

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases the membership of the New York City Housing Authority

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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S123 - Details

Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง402, Pub Hous L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7841

S123 - Summary

Increases the membership of the New York City Housing Authority by adding 2 additional members; provides members shall serve at the pleasure of the mayor of the city of New York and the tenant members shall serve for terms of 3 years.

S123 - Sponsor Memo

S123 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   123

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- 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 public housing law, in relation to the membership of
  the New York City Housing Authority

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 402 of the public housing law,  as
amended  by  chapter  531  of  the  laws  of 2010, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. [On and after May first, nineteen  hundred  fifty-eight,  the]  THE
authority  shall consist of [three] FIVE members appointed by the mayor,
[one of whom] WHO SHALL SERVE AT HIS OR HER PLEASURE.  ONE  SUCH  MEMBER
shall  be  designated  by  the mayor as chairman removable at his OR HER
pleasure. [The members other than the chairman first appointed for terms
commencing  on  May  first,  nineteen  hundred  fifty-eight,  shall   be
appointed  for  terms  of three and five years, respectively. Thereafter
the term of office of each member other than the chairman shall be  five
years.]  The mayor shall file with the commissioner of housing a certif-
icate of appointment of the chairman and of  each  member.  [Any  member
other  than  the  chairman may be removed by the mayor for cause after a
public hearing. On and after July first in the year next succeeding  the
year  in which this sentence shall take effect, the] THE authority shall
consist of [one] TWO additional [member] MEMBERS who shall be  appointed
by  the  mayor [and shall be removable at his or her pleasure] FOR TERMS
OF THREE YEARS; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT  OF  THE  TENANT  MEMBERS  FIRST
APPOINTED  TO A TERM OF OFFICE, ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED FOR A TERM
OF TWO YEARS AND THE OTHER MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED FOR A TERM OF THREE
YEARS. Such additional [member] MEMBERS must be eighteen years of age or
older and be the tenant of record or an authorized member of the  tenant

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

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