senate Bill S4085

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to procedures for the passage of local laws

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A472 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 23, 2013 signed chap.426
Oct 11, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.240
substituted for s4085
Jun 21, 2013 substituted by a472
Mar 21, 2013 advanced to third reading
Mar 20, 2013 2nd report cal.
Mar 19, 2013 1st report cal.240
Mar 07, 2013 referred to local government

S4085 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A472
Law Section:
Municipal Home Rule Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §20, Munic Home R L; amd §36, NYC Chart
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5544A, A10600

S4085 - Summary

Relates to procedures for the passage of local laws.

S4085 - Sponsor Memo

S4085 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4085

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 7, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the municipal home rule law and the New York city  char-
  ter, in relation to procedures for the passage of local laws

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 20 of the municipal home rule law,
as amended by chapter 45 of the laws of 1974,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  4.  A  proposed  local  law  may be introduced only by a member of the
legislative body at a meeting of  such  body  or  as  may  be  otherwise
prescribed  by  the  rules of procedure adopted by the legislative body.
No such local law shall be passed until it shall have been in its  final
form  and  either (a) upon the desks or [table] TABLES of the members at
least seven calendar days, exclusive  of  Sunday,  prior  to  its  final
passage,  or  (b)  mailed to each of them in postpaid properly addressed
and securely closed envelopes or wrappers in a post box or  post  office
of  the United States post office department within the local government
at least ten calendar days, exclusive of  Sunday,  prior  to  its  final
passage,  unless  the elective or appointive chief executive officer, if
there be one, or otherwise the chairman of the board of supervisors,  in
the  case of a county, the mayor in the case of a city or village or the
supervisor in the case of a town shall have certified as to the necessi-
ty for its immediate passage and such local law be passed by the  affir-
mative  vote  of two-thirds of the total voting power of the legislative
body.
  FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, A PROPOSED LOCAL LAW SHALL BE DEEMED
TO BE UPON THE DESKS OR TABLES OF THE MEMBERS IF: IT IS SET FORTH  IN  A
LEGIBLE  ELECTRONIC  FORMAT BY ELECTRONIC MEANS, AND IT IS AVAILABLE FOR
REVIEW IN SUCH FORMAT AT THE DESKS OF THE MEMBERS. FOR PURPOSES OF  THIS
SUBDIVISION  "ELECTRONIC  MEANS"  MEANS  ANY  METHOD  OF TRANSMISSION OF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01516-01-3

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