senate Bill S6152

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the advice and consent of the council for certain mayoral appointees

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to cities

S6152 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
New York City Charter
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง6, NYC Chart

S6152 - Summary

Requires the advice and consent of the NYC council for certain mayoral appointees.

S6152 - Sponsor Memo

S6152 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6152

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- 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 requiring  the
  advice and consent of the council for certain mayoral appointees

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

  Section 1. Subdivision a of section 6 of the New York city charter, as
amended by local law number 58 of the city of  New  York  for  the  year
1967, is amended to read as follows:
  a.  The mayor shall appoint the heads of administrations, departments,
all commissioners and all other officers  not  elected  by  the  people,
except  as  otherwise  provided  by law PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT ALL SUCH
APPOINTMENTS, INCLUDING MAYORAL APPOINTMENTS OF MEMBERS  OF  ALL  BOARDS
AND COMMISSIONS, SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE COUN-
CIL  AFTER  A PUBLIC HEARING.  WITHIN THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE FIRST STATED
MEETING OF THE COUNCIL AFTER RECEIPT OF A MAYORAL NOMINATION FOR SUCH AN
APPOINTMENT, THE COUNCIL SHALL HOLD A HEARING AND ACT  UPON  SUCH  NOMI-
NATION.  IN  THE  EVENT THE COUNCIL DOES NOT ACT WITHIN SUCH PERIOD, THE
NOMINATION SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE CONFIRMED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING  IN
THIS  SUBDIVISION  TO THE CONTRARY, APPOINTMENTS OF HEADS OF THOSE UNITS
WITHIN THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE MAYOR SHALL NOT  BE  SUBJECT  TO  THE
ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE COUNCIL.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13031-02-3

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