senate Bill S1542

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the membership of the New York city water board; repealer

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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S1542 - Details

Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add §1045-f sub 2, amd §1045-f, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1527
2009-2010: S5876

S1542 - Summary

Relates to the membership of the New York city water board.

S1542 - Sponsor Memo

S1542 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1542

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERKINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
  and Commissions

AN  ACT  to amend the public authorities law, in relation to the member-
  ship of  the  New  York  city  water  board;  and  to  repeal  certain
  provisions of such law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 1045-f of the  public  authorities
law is REPEALED and a new subdivision 2 is added to read as follows:
  2.  A. THE WATER BOARD SHALL CONSIST OF SEVEN MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED,
AS FOLLOWS:
  (I) FOUR MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE MAYOR;
  (II) ONE MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE NEW YORK CITY COMPTROLLER;
  (III) ONE MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE PUBLIC ADVOCATE FOR THE CITY OF  NEW
YORK; AND
  (IV) ONE MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL.
  B.  TERMS  OF  OFFICE  OF THE MEMBERS SHALL BE TWO YEARS. AT LEAST ONE
MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE MAYOR SHALL HAVE EXPERIENCE IN  THE  SCIENCE  OF
WATER RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT. NO MEMBER SHALL BE A DIRECTOR OF THE AUTHOR-
ITY.  THE  CHAIRMAN  SHALL BE ELECTED BY MAJORITY VOTE OF THE MEMBERS OF
THE BOARD. ALL MEMBERS SHALL CONTINUE TO HOLD OFFICE UNTIL THEIR SUCCES-
SORS ARE APPOINTED AND QUALIFIED.  VACANCIES  SHALL  BE  FILLED  IN  THE
MANNER  PROVIDED  FOR ORIGINAL APPOINTMENTS. VACANCIES, OCCURRING OTHER-
WISE THAN BY EXPIRATION OF TERM OF OFFICE, SHALL BE FILLED IN  THE  SAME
MANNER AS ORIGINAL APPOINTMENTS FOR THE UNEXPIRED TERMS.
  S  2.  Subdivisions  3,  4,  5  and  7 of section 1045-f of the public
authorities law, as added by chapter  513  of  the  laws  of  1984,  are
amended to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04227-01-3

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