senate Bill S7015B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the incorporation of the Queens Borough Public Library

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Jun 09, 2014 print number 7015b
amend and recommit to cities
Jun 04, 2014 print number 7015a
amend and recommit to cities
Apr 14, 2014 referred to cities

Bill Amendments

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S7015 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
New York City Charter
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1 & 3, add §§3-a, 4-a, 9-b & 9-c, Chap 164 of 1907; amd §2601, NYC Chart; amd §86, Pub Off L

S7015 - Summary

Relates to the incorporation of the Queens Borough Public Library, including membership and duties of the board of trustees and the oversight of the executive director and key library executive personnel.

S7015 - Sponsor Memo

S7015 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7015

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 14, 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 chapter 164 of the laws of 1907 relating to the incorpo-
  ration of the Queens  Borough  Public  Library,  in  relation  to  the
  membership  and  duties  of the board of trustees and the oversight of
  the executive director and key library executive personnel;  to  amend
  the  New  York  City  Charter, in relation to public libraries; and to
  amend the public officers law, in relation to the definition of agency

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

  Section  1.  Section  1 of chapter 164 of the laws of 1907 relating to
the incorporation of the Queens Borough Public Library,  as  amended  by
chapter 495 of the laws of 1980, is amended to read as follows:
  Section  1.  A.  The following persons, to wit: The mayor, comptroller
and president of the city council of the city of New York and the presi-
dent of the borough of Queens, by virtue of their offices,  and  fifteen
additional  persons  who,  at the date of the passage of this act, shall
constitute the board of trustees of  the  "Queens  Borough  Library,"  a
corporation  incorporated  by the regents of the university of the state
of New York on March nineteen, eighteen  hundred  [and]  ninety-six,  as
amended  December  twenty-one, eighteen hundred [and] ninety-nine, under
the provisions of the laws of eighteen hundred [and] ninety-two, chapter
three hundred [and] seventy-eight, as amended by the  laws  of  eighteen
hundred  [and]  ninety-five, chapter eight hundred [and] fifty-nine, are
hereby constituted a body politic and corporate under and by the name of
"The Queens Borough Public Library," for the purpose of constructing and
maintaining libraries and a free public library system in the borough of
Queens in the city of New York.
  B. ON JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, A  NEW  BOARD  OF  TRUSTEES
SHALL BE NAMED, PROVIDED THAT ON OR AFTER SUCH DATE, THE NUMBER OF TRUS-
TEES SHALL BE REDUCED TO ELEVEN.
  S  2.  Section  3  of  chapter 164 of the laws of 1907 relating to the
incorporation of the Queens Borough Public Library, as amended by  chap-
ter 561 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read as follows:
  S 3. The corporation shall organize by the adoption of by-laws and the
election  of officers. The by-laws shall provide for the terms of office
of the trustees of the corporation, not to exceed  the  period  of  five

S7015A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
New York City Charter
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1 & 3, add §§3-a, 4-a, 9-b & 9-c, Chap 164 of 1907; amd §2601, NYC Chart; amd §86, Pub Off L

S7015A - Summary

Relates to the incorporation of the Queens Borough Public Library, including membership and duties of the board of trustees and the oversight of the executive director and key library executive personnel.

S7015A - Sponsor Memo

S7015A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7015--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 14, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Cities  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend chapter 164 of the laws of 1907 relating to the incorpo-
  ration  of  the  Queens  Borough  Public  Library,  in relation to the
  membership and duties of the board of trustees and  the  oversight  of
  the  executive  director and key library executive personnel; to amend
  the New York City Charter, in relation to  public  libraries;  and  to
  amend the public officers law, in relation to the definition of agency

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

  Section 1. Section 1 of chapter 164 of the laws of  1907  relating  to
the  incorporation  of  the Queens Borough Public Library, as amended by
chapter 495 of the laws of 1980, is amended to read as follows:
  Section 1. A. The following persons, to wit:  The  mayor,  comptroller
and president of the city council of the city of New York and the presi-
dent  of  the borough of Queens, by virtue of their offices, and fifteen
additional persons who, at the date of the passage of  this  act,  shall
constitute  the  board  of  trustees  of the "Queens Borough Library," a
corporation incorporated by the regents of the university of  the  state
of  New  York  on  March nineteen, eighteen hundred [and] ninety-six, as
amended December twenty-one, eighteen hundred [and]  ninety-nine,  under
the provisions of the laws of eighteen hundred [and] ninety-two, chapter
three  hundred  [and]  seventy-eight, as amended by the laws of eighteen
hundred [and] ninety-five, chapter eight hundred [and]  fifty-nine,  are
hereby constituted a body politic and corporate under and by the name of
"The Queens Borough Public Library," for the purpose of constructing and
maintaining libraries and a free public library system in the borough of
Queens in the city of New York.
  B.  ON  JANUARY  FIRST,  TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, A NEW BOARD OF TRUSTEES
SHALL BE NAMED, PROVIDED THAT ON OR AFTER SUCH DATE, THE NUMBER OF TRUS-
TEES SHALL BE REDUCED TO ELEVEN.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14637-06-4

S7015B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
New York City Charter
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1 & 3, add §§3-a, 4-a, 9-b & 9-c, Chap 164 of 1907; amd §2601, NYC Chart; amd §86, Pub Off L

S7015B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the incorporation of the Queens Borough Public Library, including membership and duties of the board of trustees and the oversight of the executive director and key library executive personnel.

S7015B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7015B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7015--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 14, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Cities  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend chapter 164 of the laws of 1907 relating to the incorpo-
  ration of the Queens  Borough  Public  Library,  in  relation  to  the
  membership  and  duties  of the board of trustees and the oversight of
  the executive director and key library executive personnel;  to  amend
  the  New  York  City  Charter, in relation to public libraries; and to
  amend the public officers law, in relation to the definition of agency

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

  Section  1.  Section  1 of chapter 164 of the laws of 1907 relating to
the incorporation of the Queens Borough Public Library,  as  amended  by
chapter 495 of the laws of 1980, is amended to read as follows:
  Section  1.  A.  The following persons, to wit: The mayor, comptroller
and president of the city council of the city of New York and the presi-
dent of the borough of Queens, by virtue of their offices,  and  fifteen
additional  persons  who,  at the date of the passage of this act, shall
constitute the board of trustees of  the  "Queens  Borough  Library,"  a
corporation  incorporated  by the regents of the university of the state
of New York on March nineteen, eighteen  hundred  [and]  ninety-six,  as
amended  December  twenty-one, eighteen hundred [and] ninety-nine, under
the provisions of the laws of eighteen hundred [and] ninety-two, chapter
three hundred [and] seventy-eight, as amended by the  laws  of  eighteen
hundred  [and]  ninety-five, chapter eight hundred [and] fifty-nine, are
hereby constituted a body politic and corporate under and by the name of
"The Queens Borough Public Library," for the purpose of constructing and
maintaining libraries and a free public library system in the borough of
Queens in the city of New York.
  B. ON JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, A  NEW  BOARD  OF  TRUSTEES
SHALL BE NAMED, PROVIDED THAT ON OR AFTER SUCH DATE, THE NUMBER OF TRUS-
TEES SHALL BE REDUCED TO ELEVEN.

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

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