assembly Bill A220

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes the authorities budget office to suspend local authority board members and executive staff

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 22, 2019 signed chap.181
Aug 12, 2019 delivered to governor
Apr 10, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.105
substituted for s1872
Mar 18, 2019 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 14, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.124
Mar 12, 2019 reported
Feb 12, 2019 reported referred to codes
Jan 09, 2019 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A220 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1872
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6-a, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7744
2017-2018: A3614, A9999, S7749

A220 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the authorities budget office to suspend local authority board members and executive staff for failure to submit any report required by public authorities law section 2800.

A220 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   220

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. PAULIN, DINOWITZ, SEAWRIGHT, BUCHWALD -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A. COOK, CROUCH -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation  to  authorizing
  the authorities budget office to suspend local authority board members
  and executive staff

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

  Section 1. The public authorities law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 6-a to read as follows:
  §  6-A.  POWER  TO SUSPEND LOCAL AUTHORITY BOARD MEMBERS AND EXECUTIVE
STAFF. 1. THE  AUTHORITIES  BUDGET  OFFICE  SHALL  HAVE  THE  AUTHORITY,
SUBJECT  TO  SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF  THIS  SECTION, TO SUSPEND ONE OR MORE
MEMBERS OF A LOCAL AUTHORITY BOARD OF DIRECTORS, OR THE CHIEF  EXECUTIVE
OFFICER  OR EQUIVALENT POSITION OF A LOCAL AUTHORITY FOR A PERIOD NOT TO
EXCEED NINETY DAYS WHEN SUCH INDIVIDUAL OR INDIVIDUALS  KNOWINGLY  FAILS
OR  NEGLECTS  TO  SUBMIT  ANY  REPORT  REQUIRED  BY SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT
HUNDRED OF THIS CHAPTER WITHIN THIRTY-SIX MONTHS OF ITS  DUE  DATE.  THE
AUTHORITIES  BUDGET  OFFICE IS AUTHORIZED TO TERMINATE SUCH A SUSPENSION
IF THE BOARD MEMBER OR CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER DEMONSTRATES THAT  HE  OR
SHE HAS REMEDIED THEIR NON-COMPLIANCE. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION,
THE  "SUSPENSION"  OF  AN INDIVIDUAL SHALL MEAN THE TEMPORARY REMOVAL OF
THE RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES, POWERS AND DUTIES OF A PERSON  WHO  IS  AN
APPOINTED BOARD MEMBER OF A LOCAL AUTHORITY OR THE INDIVIDUAL WHO SERVES
AS  CHIEF  EXECUTIVE OFFICER THROUGH APPOINTMENT OR CONTRACT. SHOULD THE
AUTHORITIES BUDGET OFFICE SUSPEND THE  FULL  BOARD  OF  DIRECTORS  OR  A
MAJORITY  OF  CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS THE TERM "SUSPENSION" SHALL MEAN THE
BOARD OF DIRECTORS IS PROHIBITED FROM TAKING ACTIONS, VOTES, OR ADOPTING
RESOLUTIONS, THAT BIND THE BOARD TO FUTURE AGREEMENTS, CONTRACTS, FINAN-
CIAL COMMITMENTS, INDEBTEDNESS, OR OTHER  ACTIONS,  OTHER  THAN  ACTIONS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets