senate Bill S6825

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the appointment of a chief executive officer for certain public authorities

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
Jun 21, 2017 referred to rules

S6825 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1263, 1201, 552 & 1266, Pub Auth L

S6825 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the appointment of a chief executive officer for certain public authorities including the Metropolitan commuter transportation authority and the Triborough bridge and tunnel authority.

S6825 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6825 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6825

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 21, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GOLDEN -- (at request of the Governor) -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Rules

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to the  appoint-
  ment of a chief executive officer for certain public authorities

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs (a) and (d) of subdivision 4 of section 1263  of
the  public authorities law, paragraph (a) as amended by chapter 506 and
paragraph (d) as added by section 5 of part H of chapter 25 of the  laws
of 2009, are amended to read as follows:
  (a)  (I)  Notwithstanding  any  provision  of law to the contrary, the
chairman shall be the chief executive officer of the authority and shall
be responsible for the discharge of  the  executive  and  administrative
functions  and  powers  of  the authority.   The chairman may appoint an
executive director and such other officials and employees  as  shall  in
his or her judgment be needed to discharge the executive and administra-
tive functions and powers of the authority.
  (II)  NOTWITHSTANDING SUBPARAGRAPH (I) OF THIS PARAGRAPH, THE GOVERNOR
MAY APPOINT A CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER WHO SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE  FOR  THE
DISCHARGE  OF  THE  EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS AND POWERS OF
THE AUTHORITY. THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE  OFFICER  MAY  APPOINT  AN  EXECUTIVE
DIRECTOR  AND  SUCH OTHER OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES AS SHALL IN HIS OR HER
JUDGMENT BE NEEDED TO DISCHARGE THE EXECUTIVE AND  ADMINISTRATIVE  FUNC-
TIONS AND POWERS OF THE AUTHORITY.
  (d)  Notwithstanding paragraph (c) of subdivision one of section twen-
ty-eight hundred twenty-four of this chapter or any other  provision  of
law  to the contrary, the chairman shall not participate in establishing
authority policies regarding the payment  of  salary,  compensation  and
reimbursement  to,  nor  establish rules for the time and attendance of,
the chief executive officer, EXCEPT FOR PURPOSES OF  A  CHIEF  EXECUTIVE

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

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