|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to housing, construction and community development|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to housing, construction and community development|
senate Bill S123
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S123 - Details
- Law Section:
- Public Housing Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §402, Pub Hous L
- Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S123 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S123 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public housing law, in relation to the membership of the New York City Housing Authority PURPOSE: Increases the membership of the New York City Housing Authority and alters the term limits and removal procedures governing such members to provide greater accountability. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends the public housing law to alter the membership of the New York Housing Authority by adding three new members one of whom shall be a resident of NYCHA housing, and amending the member removal procedure so that resident members shall serve fixed three year terms and all non-resident member shall be removable at the pleasure of the Mayor of New York City. Section 2. Establishes the effective date. JUSTIFICATION: A recent series of events make it clear that the leadership of the New York City Housing Authority is operating in a manner where accountability and transparency are non-existent and secrecy and
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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