senate Bill S6530

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the appointment of members of the battery park city authority

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Corporations, Authorities And Commissions Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 20, 2016 print number 6530a
May 20, 2016 amend (t) and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 22, 2016 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

S6530 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1973, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S130

S6530 - Summary

Relates to the appointment of members of the battery park city authority.

S6530 - Sponsor Memo

S6530 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6530

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
  and Commissions

AN  ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to the appoint-
  ment of members of the battery park city authority

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 1973 of the public authorities
law, as amended by chapter 766 of the laws of 2005, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  (1)  There  is  hereby  created  the battery park city authority which
shall be a body corporate and politic,  constituting  a  public  benefit
corporation.  Its  membership  shall  consist  of  seven  members  to be
appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate.  IF
LESS  THAN  A  MAJORITY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE AUTHORITY ARE RESIDENTS OF
THE COMMUNITY DISTRICT IN WHICH BATTERY PARK CITY IS LOCATED, THE GOVER-
NOR SHALL APPOINT A RESIDENT OF THE COMMUNITY DISTRICT IN WHICH  BATTERY
PARK CITY IS LOCATED. One of the members first appointed shall serve for
a term ending four years from January first next succeeding his appoint-
ment;  one of such members shall serve for a term ending five years from
such date; and one of such members shall serve for  a  term  ending  six
years  from  such  date. Provided, however, that two board members first
appointed on or after the effective date of [the] chapter SEVEN  HUNDRED
SIXTY-SIX  of the laws of two thousand five [which amended this subdivi-
sion] shall serve an initial term of two years;  provided  further  that
two  other  board members first appointed on or after the effective date
of [the] chapter SEVEN HUNDRED SIXTY-SIX of the  laws  of  two  thousand
five  [which  amended  this  subdivision] shall serve an initial term of
four years. Their successors shall serve for terms of  six  years  each.
Members  shall  continue  in  office  until  their  successors have been
appointed and qualified and the provisions of section thirty-nine of the
public officers law shall apply. In the event of a vacancy occurring  in
the  office of a member by death, resignation or otherwise, the governor
shall appoint a successor with the advice and consent of the  senate  to
serve for the balance of the unexpired term.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

S6530A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1973, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S130

S6530A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the appointment of members of the battery park city authority.

S6530A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6530A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6530--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to the  appoint-
  ment of members of the Battery Park city authority

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 1973  of  the  public  authorities
law,  as  amended by chapter 766 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read
as follows:
  (1) There is hereby created the  battery  park  city  authority  which
shall  be  a  body  corporate and politic, constituting a public benefit
corporation. Its  membership  shall  consist  of  seven  members  to  be
appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate. One
of  the members first appointed shall serve for a term ending four years
from January first next succeeding his appointment; one of such  members
shall serve for a term ending five years from such date; and one of such
members  shall  serve  for  a  term  ending  six  years  from such date.
Provided, however, that two board members first appointed  on  or  after
the  effective date of [the] chapter SEVEN HUNDRED SIXTY-SIX of the laws
of two thousand five [which amended this  subdivision]  shall  serve  an
initial term of two years; provided further that two other board members
first  appointed  on  or after the effective date of [the] chapter SEVEN
HUNDRED SIXTY-SIX of the laws of two thousand five [which  amended  this
subdivision] shall serve an initial term of four years. Their successors
shall  serve  for  terms  of  six  years each. Members shall continue in
office until their successors have been appointed and qualified and  the
provisions  of  section  thirty-nine  of  the  public officers law shall
apply. In the event of a vacancy occurring in the office of a member  by
death,  resignation or otherwise, the governor shall appoint a successor
with the advice and consent of the senate to serve for  the  balance  of
the  unexpired term. AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE CHAPTER OF THE LAWS
OF TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN THAT AMENDED THIS SUBDIVISION, IF THE MEMBERSHIP

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

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