senate Bill S5042

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the New York city housing authority

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee


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Jan 03, 2018 referred to housing, construction and community development
Mar 06, 2017 referred to housing, construction and community development

S5042 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §402, Pub Hous L; amd §1678, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4231
2015-2016: S2470

S5042 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the New York city housing authority.

S5042 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5042 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5042

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
  Community Development

AN  ACT  to amend the public housing law and the public authorities law,
  in relation to the New York city housing authority

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

  Section  1.  The  opening paragraph of subdivision 4 of section 402 of
the public housing law is designated paragraph a  and  three  new  para-
graphs b, c and d are added to read as follows:
  B.  THE CHAIRMAN AND THE OTHER MEMBERS OF THE AUTHORITY, INCLUDING THE
ADDITIONAL TENANT MEMBER, SHALL: (1) EXERCISE DIRECT  OVERSIGHT  OF  THE
AUTHORITY'S  CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR GENERAL MANAGER AND OTHER MANAG-
ERS OR SUPERVISORS 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
OF  THE AUTHORITY; (3) ADOPT A CODE OF ETHICS FOR OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
OF THE AUTHORITY CONSISTENT WITH SECTION EIGHT HUNDRED SIX OF THE GENER-
AL MUNICIPAL LAW; (4) PERFORM EACH OF THEIR  DUTIES  AS  BOARD  MEMBERS,
INCLUDING  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO  THOSE IMPOSED BY THIS SECTION, IN GOOD
FAITH AND WITH THAT DEGREE OF DILIGENCE, CARE AND SKILL WHICH  AN  ORDI-
NARILY  PRUDENT  PERSON IN LIKE POSITION WOULD USE UNDER SIMILAR CIRCUM-
STANCES, AND MAY TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION THE VIEWS AND POLICIES  OF  ANY
ELECTED OFFICIAL OR BODY, OR OTHER PERSON AND ULTIMATELY APPLY INDEPEND-
ENT  JUDGMENT IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE AUTHORITY, ITS MISSION AND THE
PUBLIC. AT THE TIME THAT EACH MEMBER TAKES AND  SUBSCRIBES  HIS  OR  HER
OATH  OF  OFFICE,  OR WITHIN SIXTY DAYS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS
PARAGRAPH IF THE MEMBER HAS ALREADY TAKEN AND SUBSCRIBED HIS OR HER OATH
OF OFFICE, EXECUTE AN ACKNOWLEDGMENT, IN A FORM CONSISTENT WITH THE  ONE
PRESCRIBED  BY THE NEW YORK INDEPENDENT AUTHORITIES BUDGET OFFICE ESTAB-
LISHED PURSUANT TO TITLE TWO OF ARTICLE ONE OF  THE  PUBLIC  AUTHORITIES
LAW  IN  WHICH  THE BOARD MEMBER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HE OR SHE UNDERSTANDS
HIS OR HER ROLE, AND FIDUCIARY RESPONSIBILITIES AS SET FORTH IN SUBPARA-
GRAPH FOUR OF THIS PARAGRAPH, AND ACKNOWLEDGES THAT  HE  OR  SHE  UNDER-

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