senate Bill S1964

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the commission on public authority reform to study and investigate reducing the number of public authorities and their subsidiaries

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
Jan 09, 2013 referred to finance

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S1964 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7644
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Appropriations
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3643, A3067
2009-2010: S3827A, A3114A

S1964 - Summary

Establishes a temporary state commission to be known as the commission on public authority reform to study and investigate reducing the number of public authorities and their subsidiaries in New York state; requires reporting; appropriates $100,000 therefor.

S1964 - Sponsor Memo

S1964 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1964

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GRIFFO, LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT establishing a temporary state commission to study  and  investi-
  gate  reducing the number of public authorities and their subsidiaries
  in the state of  New  York;  making  an  appropriation  therefor;  and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. A temporary state commission, to be known as the commission
on public authority reform, hereafter referred to as the commission,  is
hereby   created  to  investigate,  evaluate  and  make  recommendations
concerning  the  scope  and  effectiveness  involving  the  elimination,
dissolution,  consolidation  or  merger  of public authorities and their
subsidiaries in the state of New York.
  S 2. (a) The commission shall  consist  of  thirteen  members,  to  be
appointed  as  follows:  three  members to be appointed by the governor;
three members to be appointed by the temporary president of the  senate;
three members to be appointed by the speaker of the assembly; one member
to  be  appointed by the minority leader of the senate; one member to be
appointed by the minority leader of the assembly; one  member  shall  be
appointed  by  the comptroller, and one member shall be appointed by the
attorney general. The appointees shall have  demonstrated  expertise  in
the  development and financing of public authorities. The governor shall
designate  the  chairperson  and  vice-chairperson  of  the  commission.
Vacancies  in  the  membership  of the commission and among its officers
shall be filled in the manner  provided  for  original  appointments  or
designations.
  (b)  The  members  of the commission shall receive no compensation for
their services, but shall be allowed their actual and necessary expenses
incurred in the performance of their duties under this act. The  commis-

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

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