senate Bill S5445

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to comptroller audits of certain organizations controlled by municipal corporations and certain other government entities

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 20, 2019 signed chap.710
Dec 17, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.283
substituted for a7476
May 30, 2019 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 22, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 21, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 20, 2019 1st report cal.801
May 01, 2019 referred to local government

Votes

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May 20, 2019 - Local Government committee Vote

S5445
6
1
committee
6
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: May 20, 2019

nay (1)

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S5445 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7476
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §34, Gen Muni L

S5445 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to audits by the state comptroller of certain organizations directly or indirectly controlled by municipal corporations and certain other government entities.

S5445 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5445 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5445

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- (at request of the State Comptroller) --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the Committee on Local Government

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general municipal law, in relation to audits of
  governmentally controlled entities

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

  Section  1.  Section  34  of  the general municipal law, as amended by
chapter 233 of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows:
  § 34. Powers and duties of examiners.  1.  The  comptroller  and  each
examiner  of  municipal  affairs  shall  have  power to examine into the
financial affairs of every such municipal corporation, industrial devel-
opment agency, district, [fire company as defined in section two hundred
four-a of this chapter,] agency [and], activity [and], ANY FIRE  COMPANY
AS  DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED FOUR-A OF THIS CHAPTER, AND ANY OTHER
ORGANIZATION, EXCEPT A STATEWIDE ASSOCIATION  OF  LOCAL  GOVERNMENTS  OR
LOCAL  GOVERNMENT  OFFICIALS,  THAT  IS CONTROLLED BY ONE OR MORE OF ANY
SUCH MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS, INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES,  DISTRICTS
OR  AGENCIES.   AN ORGANIZATION SHALL BE DEEMED UNDER THE CONTROL OF ONE
OR  MORE  MUNICIPAL  CORPORATIONS,  INDUSTRIAL   DEVELOPMENT   AGENCIES,
DISTRICTS OR AGENCIES WHEN ONE OR MORE INDIVIDUALS WHO SERVE AS OFFICERS
OR  EMPLOYEES  OF ANY SUCH MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT
AGENCY, DISTRICT OR AGENCY: (A) SELECT EITHER A MAJORITY OF  THE  ORGAN-
IZATION'S  HIGHEST POLICY-MAKING BODY OR THE ORGANIZATION'S CHIEF EXECU-
TIVE OFFICER; (B) CONSTITUTE A MAJORITY  OF  THE  VOTING  STRENGTH  THAT
SELECTS  EITHER  A  MAJORITY OF THE ORGANIZATION'S HIGHEST POLICY-MAKING
BODY OR THE ORGANIZATION'S CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER;  OR  (C)  SERVE  AS:
(I) A MAJORITY OF THE ORGANIZATION'S HIGHEST POLICY-MAKING BODY; (II) IN
HIS  OR  HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY, THE ORGANIZATION'S CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFI-
CER; OR (III) IN HIS OR HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY, A PARTNER IN  THE  ORGAN-
IZATION.  AN  ORGANIZATION  UNDER  THE  CONTROL OF ONE OR MORE MUNICIPAL

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

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