senate Bill S3021A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the appointment of 4 more members to the board of the city of Yonkers parking authority

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Mar 14, 2013 print number 3021a
amend and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 28, 2013 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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S3021 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3156A
Current Committee:
Senate Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1596-c, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6555C, A9414C

S3021 - Bill Texts

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Provides for the appointment of 2 more members to the board of the city of Yonkers parking authority.

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BILL NUMBER:S3021

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in
relation to increasing the membership of the board of the city of
Yonkers parking authority

PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to increase the number of
appointed members to the board of the City of Yonkers Parking
Authority.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

Section 1 of the bill amends Section 1596-c of the public authorities
law, as amended by Chapter 673 of the laws of 1964, to read as
follows: to increase the number of members of the Yonkers Parking
Authority from four to eight members. It also sets forth the length of
terms for each of the four additional members as follows: the first
additional member shall be appointed for a term of one year, one
member shall be appointed for a term of two years, one member shall be
appointed for a term of three years, and one member shall be appointed
for a term of four years to commence on the day of his or her
appointment by the Mayor of Yonkers and each expiring on March 31st of
their respective terms. Additionally, their successors shall
thereafter be appointed for terms of five years, and nothing in this
section shall preclude current members, as of June 1, 2013, from
serving out the remainder of their term.

JUSTIFICATION: By increasing the number of members of the Yonkers
Parking Authority, greater community representation is achieved.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2012 - S.6555C - Died Corp, Authorities &
Commissions Committee

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  3021

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  STEWART-COUSINS -- 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 increasing
  the membership of the board of the city of Yonkers parking authority

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

  Section  1.  Section 1596-c of the public authorities law, as added by
chapter 673 of the laws of 1964, is amended to read as follows:
  S 1596-c. City of Yonkers parking authority. A board to  be  known  as
"City  of Yonkers parking authority" is hereby created. Such board shall
be a body corporate and politic, constituting a  public  benefit  corpo-
ration,  and  its  existence  shall commence upon the appointment of the
members as [herein] provided IN THIS SECTION.   It shall  consist  of  a
chairman,  appointed  by  the  mayor  of the city of Yonkers, and [four]
EIGHT other members, who shall also be appointed  by  the  mayor.    The
[appointment  of the] chairman shall [be] SERVE for a term of five years
[and of each of the other members for terms of one, two, three and  four
years  from  the first day of April, nineteen hundred sixty-four. At the
expiration of such terms, the terms of office of their successors  shall
be  five  years  so that the term of office of one-fifth of such members
shall expire on the thirty-first day of March in each  year];  PROVIDED,
HOWEVER,  OF  THE  FOUR  OFFICES  OF MEMBERS ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THE
CHAPTER OF THE LAWS OF TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN THAT AMENDED THIS  SECTION,
ONE  MEMBER  SHALL BE APPOINTED FOR A TERM TO COMMENCE ON THE DAY OF HIS
OR  HER  APPOINTMENT  BY  THE  MAYOR  AND  WHICH  SHALL  EXPIRE  ON  THE
THIRTY-FIRST  DAY  OF  MARCH, TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN; ONE MEMBER SHALL BE
APPOINTED FOR A TERM TO COMMENCE ON THE DAY OF HIS OR HER APPOINTMENT BY
THE MAYOR AND WHICH SHALL EXPIRE ON THE THIRTY-FIRST DAY OF  MARCH,  TWO
THOUSAND  FIFTEEN;  ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED FOR A TERM TO COMMENCE
ON THE DAY OF HIS OR HER APPOINTMENT BY THE MAYOR AND WHICH SHALL EXPIRE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03276-01-3

S. 3021                             2

ON THE THIRTY-FIRST DAY OF MARCH, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN, AND  ONE  MEMBER
SHALL  BE  APPOINTED  FOR  A  TERM  TO COMMENCE ON THE DAY OF HIS OR HER
APPOINTMENT BY THE MAYOR AND WHICH SHALL EXPIRE ON THE THIRTY-FIRST  DAY
OF  MARCH,  TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN AND THEIR SUCCESSORS SHALL THEREAFTER
BE APPOINTED TO TERMS OF FIVE YEARS. Each member shall continue to serve
until the appointment and qualification of his OR HER successor.  Vacan-
cies in such board occurring otherwise than by the  expiration  of  such
term,  shall  be  filled for the unexpired term. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION
SHALL PRECLUDE CURRENT MEMBERS, AS OF JUNE FIRST, TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN,
FROM SERVING OUT THE REMAINDER OF THEIR TERM. The members of  the  board
shall choose from their number a vice-chairman. The mayor may remove any
member  of  the board for inefficiency, neglect of duty or misconduct in
office, giving him OR HER a copy of the charges against him OR  HER  and
an  opportunity  of  being heard in person, or by counsel, in his OR HER
defense upon not less than ten days' notice. The members  of  the  board
shall  be  entitled  to  no compensation for their services but shall be
entitled to  reimbursement  for  their  actual  and  necessary  expenses
incurred  in the performance of their official duties. The powers of the
authority shall be vested in and exercised by a majority of the  members
of  the  board then in office. Such board may delegate to one or more of
its members or to its officers, agents and  employees  such  powers  and
duties  as  it  may  deem proper. Such board and its corporate existence
shall continue only  to  the  thirty-first  day  of  December,  nineteen
hundred  ninety-nine, and thereafter until all its liabilities have been
met and its bonds have been paid in full or such  liabilities  or  bonds
have  otherwise  been  discharged.  Upon  its  ceasing to exist, all its
rights and properties shall pass to the city.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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S3021A (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3156A
Current Committee:
Senate Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1596-c, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6555C, A9414C

S3021A (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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Provides for the appointment of 2 more members to the board of the city of Yonkers parking authority.

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BILL NUMBER:S3021A REVISED MEMO 05/03/13

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in
relation to increasing the membership of the board of the city of
Yonkers parking authority

PURPOSE:

The purpose of this bill is to increase the number of appointed
members to the board of the City of Yonkers Parking Authority.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

Section 1 of the bill amends Section 1596-c of the public authorities
law, as amended by Chapter 673 of the laws of 1964, to read as
follows: to increase the number of members of the Yonkers Parking
Authority from four to six members. The bill sets forth the length of
terms for each of the two additional members as follows: One member
shall be appointed for a term to commence on the day of appointment by
the Mayor until March 31, 2014; the other member shall be appointed
for term to commence on the day of appointment by the Mayor until
March 31, 2015. Nothing in the section precludes current members, as
of June 1, 2013 from serving out the remainder of their term.

JUSTIFICATION:

By increasing the number of members of the Yonkers Parking Authority,
greater community representation is achieved.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

2012 - S. 6555C - Died Corp, Authorities & Commissions Committee

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately

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

                                 3021--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Corporations,
  Authorities  and  Commissions  --  committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in  relation  to  increasing
  the membership of the board of the city of Yonkers parking authority

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

  Section 1. Section 1596-c of the public authorities law, as  added  by
chapter 673 of the laws of 1964, is amended to read as follows:
  S  1596-c.  City  of Yonkers parking authority. A board to be known as
"City of Yonkers parking authority" is hereby created. Such board  shall
be  a  body  corporate and politic, constituting a public benefit corpo-
ration, and its existence shall commence upon  the  appointment  of  the
members  as  [herein]  provided IN THIS SECTION.   It shall consist of a
chairman, appointed by the mayor of the city of Yonkers, and [four]  SIX
other  members, who shall also be appointed by the mayor.  The [appoint-
ment of the] chairman shall [be] SERVE for a term of five years [and  of
each  of  the  other members for terms of one, two, three and four years
from the first day of April, nineteen hundred sixty-four. At the expira-
tion of such terms, the terms of office of  their  successors  shall  be
five years so that the term of office of one-fifth of such members shall
expire  on the thirty-first day of March in each year]; PROVIDED, HOWEV-
ER, OF THE TWO OFFICES OF MEMBERS ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THE CHAPTER OF
THE LAWS OF TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN THAT AMENDED THIS SECTION, ONE  MEMBER
SHALL  BE  APPOINTED  FOR  A  TERM  TO COMMENCE ON THE DAY OF HIS OR HER
APPOINTMENT BY THE MAYOR AND WHICH SHALL EXPIRE ON THE THIRTY-FIRST  DAY
OF  MARCH, TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN AND ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED FOR A
TERM TO COMMENCE ON THE DAY OF HIS OR HER APPOINTMENT BY THE  MAYOR  AND
WHICH  SHALL  EXPIRE  ON  THE  THIRTY-FIRST  DAY  OF MARCH, TWO THOUSAND
FIFTEEN. Each member shall continue to serve until the  appointment  and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03276-03-3

S. 3021--A                          2

qualification  of  his OR HER successor.  Vacancies in such board occur-
ring otherwise than by the expiration of such term, shall be filled  for
the  unexpired  term.  NOTHING  IN  THIS  SECTION SHALL PRECLUDE CURRENT
MEMBERS,  AS  OF JUNE FIRST, TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN, FROM SERVING OUT THE
REMAINDER OF THEIR TERM. The members of  the  board  shall  choose  from
their  number  a  vice-chairman.  The mayor may remove any member of the
board for inefficiency, neglect of duty or misconduct in office,  giving
him  OR  HER a copy of the charges against him OR HER and an opportunity
of being heard in person, or by counsel, in his OR HER defense upon  not
less  than  ten days' notice. The members of the board shall be entitled
to  no  compensation  for  their  services  but  shall  be  entitled  to
reimbursement  for  their  actual and necessary expenses incurred in the
performance of their official duties. The powers of the authority  shall
be  vested  in  and  exercised by a majority of the members of the board
then in office. Such board may delegate to one or more of its members or
to its officers, agents and employees such powers and duties as  it  may
deem  proper. Such board and its corporate existence shall continue only
to the thirty-first day of December, nineteen hundred  ninety-nine,  and
thereafter  until  all  its liabilities have been met and its bonds have
been paid in full or such  liabilities  or  bonds  have  otherwise  been
discharged.  Upon  its  ceasing  to exist, all its rights and properties
shall pass to the city.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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