senate Bill S7721

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the "port authority of New York and New Jersey transparency and accountability act of 2014"

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A3944 - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 29, 2014 tabled
Dec 27, 2014 vetoed memo.569
Dec 16, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1503
substituted for s7721
Jun 18, 2014 substituted by a3944c
ordered to third reading cal.1503
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 02, 2014 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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S7721 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3944C
Law Section:
Public Authorities
Laws Affected:
Amd Arts IV, VII & XV-A, add Arts VII-B & VII-C, §1 of Chap 154 of 1921; amd §73-a, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9150A

S7721 - Summary

Enacts the "port authority of New York and New Jersey transparency and accountability act of 2014"; relates to the functioning of the port authority as an open, transparent and accountable interstate public authority.

S7721 - Sponsor Memo

S7721 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7721

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 2, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LANZA, GOLDEN, RANZENHOFER, PERKINS -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

AN ACT to amend chapter 154 of the laws of 1921, relating  to  the  Port
  Authority  of New York and New Jersey and to amend the public officers
  law, in relation to enacting the "port authority of New York  and  New
  Jersey transparency and accountability act of 2014" and in relation to
  the  functioning  of  the  port  authority as an open, transparent and
  accountable interstate public authority

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "port authority of New York and New Jersey transparency and account-
ability act of 2014".
  S 2. Article IV of section 1 of chapter  154  of  the  laws  of  1921,
relating to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, as amended by
chapter 419 of the laws of 1930, is amended to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE IV
  S 1. COMMISSIONERS. The port authority shall consist of twelve commis-
sioners,  six  resident voters from the state of New York, at least four
of whom shall be resident voters of the city of New York, and six  resi-
dent voters from the state of New Jersey, at least four of whom shall be
resident  voters  within the New Jersey portion of the district, the New
York members to be chosen by the state of New York and  the  New  Jersey
members by the state of New Jersey in the manner and for the terms fixed
and  determined  from  time  to  time  by  the legislature of each state
respectively, except  as  herein  provided.  Each  commissioner  may  be
removed  or  suspended  from  office as provided by the law of the state
from which he shall be appointed.
  S 2. ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF  COMMISSIONERS.  A.    COMMISSIONERS
SHALL  (1)  EXECUTE  DIRECT OVERSIGHT OF THE AUTHORITY'S CHIEF EXECUTIVE
AND OTHER MANAGEMENT IN THE EFFECTIVE  AND  ETHICAL  MANAGEMENT  OF  THE
AUTHORITY;  (2)  UNDERSTAND,  REVIEW  AND  MONITOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF
FUNDAMENTAL FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT CONTROLS AND OPERATIONAL  DECISIONS

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

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