senate Bill S6820

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the metropolitan transportation authority

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
Jun 20, 2017 referred to rules

S6820 (ACTIVE) - Details

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

S6820 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the metropolitan transportation authority.

S6820 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6820 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       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


  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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