senate Bill S1872

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status Via A220 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 10, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.105
substituted for s1872
Apr 10, 2019 substituted by a220
Feb 11, 2019 advanced to third reading
Feb 05, 2019 2nd report cal.
Feb 04, 2019 1st report cal.105
Jan 17, 2019 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

Votes

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Feb 4, 2019 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

S1872
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Excused
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Abstained
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S1872 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A220
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6-a, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7744
2017-2018: S7749, A3614, A9999

S1872 (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.

S1872 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1872 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1872

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed 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
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04270-01-9

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