senate Bill S418

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to residency requirements for members of council

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S418 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
New York City Charter
Laws Affected:
Add §21-a, NYC Chart
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1319
2009-2010: S1430

S418 - Summary

Relates to residency requirements for members of council.

S418 - Sponsor Memo

S418 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   418

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the qualifica-
  tions of council members

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

  Section  1.  The  New  York  city  charter  is amended by adding a new
section 21-a to read as follows:
  S 21-A. RESIDENCE QUALIFICATIONS OF MEMBERS. NO PERSON SHALL SERVE  AS
A  MEMBER UNLESS HE OR SHE IS A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES AND, EXCEPT
AS HEREINAFTER OTHERWISE PRESCRIBED, HAS BEEN A RESIDENT OF THE  COUNCIL
DISTRICT FOR THE TWELVE MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING HIS OR HER ELECTION
AND CONTINUOUSLY THEREAFTER; IF ELECTED AT THE FIRST ELECTION NEXT ENSU-
ING AFTER A READJUSTMENT OR ALTERATION OF DISTRICTS BECOMES EFFECTIVE, A
PERSON,  TO  BE ELIGIBLE TO SERVE AS A MEMBER, MUST HAVE BEEN A RESIDENT
OF THE BOROUGH IN WHICH THE COUNCIL DISTRICT IS CONTAINED FOR THE TWELVE
MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING HIS OR HER ELECTION AND A RESIDENT  OF  THE
DISTRICT UPON TAKING OFFICE AND CONTINUOUSLY THEREAFTER.
  S  2. This act shall effect immediately and shall apply to all members
elected on or after the date it shall have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00414-01-3

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