senate Bill S5690A

2015-2016 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
May 03, 2016 print number 5690a
May 03, 2016 amend and recommit to local government
Jan 06, 2016 referred to local government
May 28, 2015 referred to local government

Co-Sponsors

S5690 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7056A
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §34, Gen Muni L

S5690 - Summary

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

S5690 - Sponsor Memo

S5690 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5690

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 28, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- (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.
                                                           LBD02340-02-5

Co-Sponsors

S5690A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7056A
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §34, Gen Muni L

S5690A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S5690A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5690A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5690--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 28, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MARCHIONE,  CARLUCCI  -- (at request of the State
  Comptroller) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Local Government -- recommitted  to  the
  Committee on Local Government in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

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:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02340-03-5

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