senate Bill S5788

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes an office of independent monitor for the New York city housing authority, within the division of housing and community renewal, to oversee such authority

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 28, 2018 referred to housing
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.535
Feb 27, 2018 reported and committed to rules
Jan 03, 2018 referred to housing, construction and community development
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 19, 2017 referred to housing
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1897
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 28, 2017 referred to housing, construction and community development

Votes

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Feb 28, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S5788
19
4
committee
19
Aye
4
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 27, 2018 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

S5788
8
0
committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Housing, Construction and Community Development Committee Vote: Feb 27, 2018

aye wr (1)

Jun 19, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S5788
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5788 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Add §402-d, Pub Hous L

S5788 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes an office of independent monitor for the New York city housing authority, within the division of housing and community renewal, to oversee the projects of such authority.

S5788 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5788 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5788

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 28, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- 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, in relation to providing for the
  appointment  of  an  independent monitor for the New York city housing
  authority, and providing for the powers and duties of such monitor

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

  Section  1.  The public housing law is amended by adding a new section
402-d to read as follows:
  § 402-D. INDEPENDENT MONITOR. 1. THERE SHALL BE ESTABLISHED WITHIN THE
DIVISION OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY  RENEWAL,  AN  OFFICE  OF  INDEPENDENT
MONITOR FOR THE NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY. THE HEAD OF SUCH OFFICE
SHALL  BE  THE  NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY INDEPENDENT MONITOR, WHO
SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT  OF  THE
SENATE FOR A TERM OF THREE YEARS; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT AN INDEPENDENT
MONITOR  MAY BE REMOVED, BY THE GOVERNOR, PRIOR TO THE EXPIRATION OF HIS
OR HER TERM, AFTER AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD, FOR  SUBSTANTIAL  NEGLECT
OF  DUTY,  GROSS  MISCONDUCT  IN  OFFICE,  OR INABILITY TO CARRY OUT THE
DUTIES OF SUCH OFFICE. ANY VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF NEW YORK CITY  HOUS-
ING  AUTHORITY INDEPENDENT MONITOR PRIOR TO THE EXPIRATION OF HIS OR HER
TERM SHALL BE FILLED IN THE SAME MANNER AS  PROVIDED  FOR  THE  ORIGINAL
APPOINTMENT  FOR THE REMAINDER OF SUCH  UNEXPIRED TERM. UPON THE EXPIRA-
TION OF THE TERM OF ANY INDEPENDENT MONITOR, HIS OR HER SUCCESSOR  SHALL
BE APPOINTED FOR A TERM OF FOUR YEARS.
  2.  THE  NEW  YORK  CITY  HOUSING  AUTHORITY INDEPENDENT MONITOR SHALL
EMPLOY AND MAY REMOVE SUCH PERSONNEL AS HE OR SHE MAY DEEM NECESSARY FOR
THE PERFORMANCE OF THE DUTIES OF THE OFFICE OF INDEPENDENT  MONITOR  FOR
THE  NEW  YORK  CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, AND FIX
THEIR COMPENSATION WITHIN THE AMOUNTS MADE AVAILABLE THEREFOR.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09672-01-7

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