|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to transportation|
|Jun 20, 2017||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6820
There are no sponsors of this bill.
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
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- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6820 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Transportation
- Law Section:
- Public Authorities Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§1263, 1201 & 552, Pub Auth L
S6820 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6820 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to the metropolitan transportation authority PURPOSE : This legislation would increase the number of voting positions on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) board from 16 to 18 and provide the chairman with additional voting power. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Sections 1 and 2 would amend Public Authorities Law § 1263 to increase the number of voting positions on the MTA board from 16 to 18, and to provide the chairman with additional voting powers. The term of these new positions would begin upon the effective date of the act. Section 3 would authorize the chairman to count as two board members for purposes of quorum. Section 4 and 5 would make corollary changes to the board composition of the New York City Transit Authority and the Triborough Bridge Authority.
S6820 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6820 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 20, 2017 ___________ Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (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 metropol- itan transportation authority THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph 1 of paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 1263 of the public authorities law, as amended by section 3 of part H of chapter 25 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows: (1) There is hereby created the "metropolitan transportation authori- ty." The authority shall be a body corporate and politic constituting a public benefit corporation. The authority shall consist of a chairman, WHO SHALL HAVE TWO VOTES, [sixteen] EIGHTEEN other voting members, and two non-voting and four alternate non-voting members, as described in subparagraph two of this paragraph appointed by the governor by and with the advice and consent of the senate. Any member appointed to a term commencing on or after June thirtieth, two thousand nine shall have experience in one or more of the following areas: transportation, public administration, business management, finance, accounting, law, engineer- ing, land use, urban and regional planning, management of large capital projects, labor relations, or have experience in some other area of activity central to the mission of the authority. Four of the [sixteen] EIGHTEEN voting members other than the chairman shall be appointed on the written recommendation of the mayor of the city of New York; and each of seven other voting members other than the chairman shall be appointed after selection from a written list of three recommendations from the chief executive officer of the county in which the particular member is required to reside pursuant to the provisions of this subdivi- sion. Of the members appointed on recommendation of the chief executive officer of a county, one such member shall be, at the time of appoint- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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