senate Bill S4497

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to comptroller audits of certain organizations controlled by municipal corporations and certain other government entities

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
Jun 10, 2014 advanced to third reading
Jun 09, 2014 2nd report cal.
Jun 03, 2014 1st report cal.1161
Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
May 29, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 23, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 22, 2013 1st report cal.754
Apr 03, 2013 referred to local government

Votes

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Jun 3, 2014 - Local Government committee Vote

S4497
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Jun 3, 2014

May 22, 2013 - Local Government committee Vote

S4497
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: May 22, 2013

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S4497 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3633
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง34, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7540, A9682, A9689

S4497 - Summary

Relates to audits by the state comptroller of certain organizations directly or indirectly controlled by municipal corporations and certain other government entities.

S4497 - Sponsor Memo

S4497 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4497

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 3, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MARTINS -- (at request of the State Comptroller) --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the Committee on Local Government

AN  ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to audits by the
  state comptroller of certain  organizations  controlled  by  municipal
  corporations and certain other government entities

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

  Section 1.  Section 34 of the general municipal  law,  as  amended  by
chapter 233 of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows:
  S  34.  Powers  and  duties  of examiners. 1. The comptroller and each
examiner of municipal affairs shall  have  power  to  examine  into  the
financial affairs of every such municipal corporation, industrial devel-
opment agency, district, [fire company as defined in section two hundred
four-a  of this chapter,] agency and activity [and], ANY FIRE COMPANY AS
DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED FOUR-A OF THIS  CHAPTER,  AND  ANY  OTHER
ORGANIZATION,  EXCEPT  A  STATEWIDE  ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS OR
LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, THAT IS CONTROLLED BY ONE  OR  MORE  OF  ANY
SUCH  MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS, INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES, DISTRICTS
OR AGENCIES.  AN ORGANIZATION SHALL BE DEEMED UNDER THE CONTROL  OF  ONE
OR   MORE   MUNICIPAL  CORPORATIONS,  INDUSTRIAL  DEVELOPMENT  AGENCIES,
DISTRICTS OR AGENCIES WHEN ONE OR MORE INDIVIDUALS WHO SERVE AS OFFICERS
OR EMPLOYEES OF ANY SUCH MUNICIPAL CORPORATION,  INDUSTRIAL  DEVELOPMENT
AGENCY,  DISTRICT  OR AGENCY: (A) SELECT EITHER A MAJORITY OF THE ORGAN-
IZATION'S HIGHEST POLICY-MAKING BODY OR THE ORGANIZATION'S CHIEF  EXECU-
TIVE  OFFICER;  (B)  CONSTITUTE  A  MAJORITY OF THE VOTING STRENGTH THAT
SELECTS EITHER A MAJORITY OF THE  ORGANIZATION'S  HIGHEST  POLICY-MAKING
BODY  OR  THE  ORGANIZATION'S  CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER; OR (C) SERVE AS:
(I) A MAJORITY OF THE ORGANIZATION'S HIGHEST POLICY-MAKING BODY; (II) IN
HIS OR HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY, THE ORGANIZATION'S CHIEF  EXECUTIVE  OFFI-
CER;  OR  (III) IN HIS OR HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY, A PARTNER IN THE ORGAN-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04648-01-3

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