senate Bill S4142

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that members of N.Y. city community boards need only be 16 years of age to be appointed to such board

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A2448 - 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
Aug 11, 2014 signed chap.251
Aug 01, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1691
substituted for s4142
Jun 20, 2014 substituted by a2448
ordered to third reading cal.1691
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Mar 12, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations


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S4142 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3, Pub Off L; amd §2800, NYC Chart
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3995, A5959
2009-2010: S807, A8749

S4142 - Summary

Provides that members of community boards in NYC need only be 16 years of age to be appointed to such board.

S4142 - Sponsor Memo

S4142 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 12, 2013

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the public officers law and the New York  city  charter,
  in  relation  to  allowing  certain  individuals  to become members of
  community boards in the city of New York


  Section  1.  Subdivision 1 of section 3 of the public officers law, as
amended by chapter 44 of the  laws  of  1982,  is  amended  to  read  as
  1. No person shall be capable of holding a civil office who shall not,
at  the time he OR SHE shall be chosen thereto, have attained the age of
eighteen years, except that in the case of youth boards,  youth  commis-
sions  [or],  recreation commissions, OR COMMUNITY BOARDS IN THE CITY OF
NEW YORK only, members of such boards or commissions may  be  under  the
age  of  eighteen years, but must have attained the age of sixteen years
on or before appointment to such youth  board,  youth  commission  [or],
recreation  commission, OR COMMUNITY BOARD IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK, be a
citizen of the United States, a resident of the state, and if  it  be  a
local  office,  a  resident  of  the  political subdivision or municipal
corporation of the state for which he OR SHE shall be chosen, or  within
which  the  electors  electing him OR HER reside, or within which his OR
HER official functions are required to be exercised, or who  shall  have
been  or shall be convicted of a violation of the selective draft act of
the United States, enacted May eighteenth, nineteen  hundred  seventeen,
or the acts amendatory or supplemental thereto, or of the federal selec-
tive  training  and  service  act  of nineteen hundred forty or the acts
amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto.

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

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