senate Bill S3440A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides appointment process for members of a charter revision commission appointed by the mayor of N.Y. city for the submission of proposals

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Jan 24, 2014 print number 3440a
amend and recommit to cities
Jan 08, 2014 referred to cities
Feb 01, 2013 referred to cities

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S3440 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5197A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Municipal Home Rule Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §36, Munic Home R L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S412A, A1525A
2009-2010: S6892B, A4122, A4122C

S3440 - Summary

Provides an appointment process for members of a charter revision commission appointed by the mayor of a city of one million or more inhabitants; establishes qualifications for such members and prohibits certain political contributions by them during their tenure; provides for the manner of submission of certain proposals.

S3440 - Sponsor Memo

S3440 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3440

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend the municipal home rule law, in  relation  to  promoting
  representative  charter  revision commissions in cities of one million
  or more

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

  Section  1.  Section  36  of the municipal home rule law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 4-a to read as follows:
  4-A. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION APPLY TO CITIES OF ONE MILLION
OR MORE INHABITANTS. IN APPOINTING THE MEMBERS OF A COMMISSION  PURSUANT
TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION, THE MAYOR SHALL CHOOSE AT LEAST THE
FOLLOWING  MEMBERS NOMINATED BY LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS: ONE EACH BY THE
COMPTROLLER, BY THE PUBLIC  ADVOCATE,  AND  BY  THE  BOROUGH  PRESIDENTS
ACTING TOGETHER; AND ONE NOMINATED BY EACH OF THE BOROUGH DELEGATIONS TO
THE  CITY  COUNCIL. IN NOMINATING AND APPOINTING COMMISSION MEMBERS, THE
MAYOR AND LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS SHALL  CHOOSE  INDIVIDUALS  FOR  THEIR
INDEPENDENCE,  INTEGRITY,  AND  EXPERIENCE IN CITY GOVERNMENT AND IN THE
SECTORS OF THE CITY AFFECTED BY CITY GOVERNMENT.    NO  MEMBER  OF  SUCH
COMMISSION  MAY BE A CURRENT OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE OF THE CITY OR AN OFFI-
CER OF A POLITICAL PARTY OR A LOBBYIST REGISTERED WITH THE  CITY  OR  AN
EMPLOYEE  OF  SUCH  LOBBYIST,  NOR MAY MEMBERS MAKE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE
CAMPAIGNS OF PERSONS HOLDING OR SEEKING PUBLIC OR PARTY ELECTED  OFFICES
OR  POSITIONS  OF  SUCH  CITY DURING THEIR TENURE AS MEMBERS. COMMISSION
MEMBERS AND  STAFF  SHALL  BE  SUBJECT  TO  THE  CONFLICTS  OF  INTEREST
PROVISIONS OF THE CHARTER OR OTHER APPLICABLE LOCAL LAWS OF SUCH A CITY.
IF  SUCH  A COMMISSION IS CREATED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION AFTER THE
FIFTEENTH DAY OF FEBRUARY OF ANY YEAR, SUCH COMMISSION MAY NOT PLACE ANY
PROPOSALS ON THE BALLOT UNTIL THE SUBSEQUENT CALENDAR YEAR FOLLOWING ITS
CREATION, UNLESS SUCH PROPOSALS ARE APPROVED BY  THE  LOCAL  LEGISLATIVE
BODY  AT  LEAST  NINETY  DAYS  PRIOR  TO  THAT  YEAR'S GENERAL ELECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00961-01-3

S3440A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5197A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Municipal Home Rule Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §36, Munic Home R L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S412A, A1525A
2009-2010: S6892B, A4122, A4122C

S3440A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides an appointment process for members of a charter revision commission appointed by the mayor of a city of one million or more inhabitants; establishes qualifications for such members and prohibits certain political contributions by them during their tenure; provides for the manner of submission of certain proposals.

S3440A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3440A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3440--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Cities in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the municipal home rule law, in relation to promoting
  representative charter revision commissions in cities of  one  million
  or more

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

  Section 1. Section 36 of the municipal home rule  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 4-a to read as follows:
  4-A. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION APPLY TO CITIES OF ONE MILLION
OR  MORE INHABITANTS. IN APPOINTING THE MEMBERS OF A COMMISSION PURSUANT
TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION, THE MAYOR SHALL CHOOSE AT LEAST THE
FOLLOWING MEMBERS NOMINATED BY LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS: ONE EACH BY  THE
COMPTROLLER,  BY  THE  PUBLIC  ADVOCATE,  AND  BY THE BOROUGH PRESIDENTS
ACTING TOGETHER; AND ONE NOMINATED BY EACH OF THE BOROUGH DELEGATIONS TO
THE CITY COUNCIL. IN NOMINATING AND APPOINTING COMMISSION  MEMBERS,  THE
MAYOR  AND  LOCAL  ELECTED  OFFICIALS SHALL CHOOSE INDIVIDUALS FOR THEIR
INDEPENDENCE, INTEGRITY, AND EXPERIENCE IN CITY GOVERNMENT  AND  IN  THE
SECTORS  OF  THE  CITY  AFFECTED BY CITY GOVERNMENT.   NO MEMBER OF SUCH
COMMISSION MAY BE A CURRENT OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE OF THE CITY OR AN  OFFI-
CER  OF  A  POLITICAL PARTY OR A LOBBYIST REGISTERED WITH THE CITY OR AN
EMPLOYEE OF SUCH LOBBYIST, NOR MAY MEMBERS  MAKE  CONTRIBUTIONS  TO  THE
CAMPAIGNS  OF PERSONS HOLDING OR SEEKING PUBLIC OR PARTY ELECTED OFFICES
OR POSITIONS OF SUCH CITY DURING THEIR  TENURE  AS  MEMBERS.  COMMISSION
MEMBERS  AND  STAFF  SHALL  BE  SUBJECT  TO  THE  CONFLICTS  OF INTEREST
PROVISIONS OF THE CHARTER OR OTHER APPLICABLE LOCAL LAWS OF SUCH A CITY.
IF SUCH A COMMISSION IS CREATED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION  AFTER  THE
FIFTEENTH DAY OF FEBRUARY OF ANY YEAR, SUCH COMMISSION MAY NOT PLACE ANY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00961-02-4

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