senate Bill S7375

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the process and requirements to incorporate as a village; repealer

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Local Government Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2020 print number 7375a
Feb 24, 2020 amend and recommit to local government
Jan 22, 2020 referred to local government

S7375 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
Village Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2-200, 2-202, 2-206, 2-210, 2-220 & 2-232, rpld §2-212, add §§2-211 & 2-212, Vil L

S7375 - Summary

Revises the process of incorporating a village such as the contents of a petition and the filing process.

S7375 - Sponsor Memo

S7375 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7375

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the village law, in relation  to  the  incorporation  of
  villages; and to repeal section 2-212 of such law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. Section 2-200 of the village law, subdivision 2 as  amended
by chapter 932 of the laws of 1974, is amended to read as follows:
  §  2-200 Population and area requirements. 1. A territory containing a
population of at least [five] TWENTY-FIVE hundred persons [who are regu-
lar inhabitants thereof, as hereinafter defined,] may be incorporated as
a village under this chapter provided such territory does not include  a
part of a city or village and further provided the limits of such terri-
tory:
  a. do not contain more than five square miles; or
  b.  are coterminous with the entire boundaries of a school, fire, fire
protection, fire alarm, town special or town improvement district; or
  c. are coterminous with parts of  the  boundaries  of  more  than  one
school, fire, fire protection, fire alarm, town special or town improve-
ment  district, all of which are wholly contained within such limits and
within one town; or
  d. are coterminous with the entire boundaries of a town.
  2. The [words "regular inhabitants" as used herein and for the purpose
of this article shall include all  persons  residing  in  the  territory
proposed  to  be incorporated except such persons who themselves, or who
are persons under the age of eighteen years residing with  persons  who,
maintain  a  residence  outside  such  territory  which is used as their
address for purposes of voting]  POPULATION  OF  A  TERRITORY  SHALL  BE
DETERMINED ON THE BASIS OF THE MOST RECENT DECENNIAL FEDERAL CENSUS.
  §  2.  Section 2-202 of the village law, subparagraph 2 of paragraph f
of subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 181  of  the  laws  of  2004,  is
amended to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14166-02-9

S7375A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
Village Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2-200, 2-202, 2-206, 2-210, 2-220 & 2-232, rpld §2-212, add §§2-211 & 2-212, Vil L

S7375A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Revises the process of incorporating a village such as the contents of a petition and the filing process.

S7375A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7375A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7375--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Local  Government  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the village law, in relation  to  the  incorporation  of
  villages; and to repeal section 2-212 of such law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. Section 2-200 of the village law, subdivision 2 as  amended
by chapter 932 of the laws of 1974, is amended to read as follows:
  §  2-200 Population and area requirements. 1. A territory containing a
population of at least [five] TWENTY-FIVE hundred persons [who are regu-
lar inhabitants thereof, as hereinafter defined,] may be incorporated as
a village under this chapter provided such territory does not include  a
part of a city or village and further provided the limits of such terri-
tory:
  a. do not contain more than five square miles; or
  b.  are coterminous with the entire boundaries of a school, fire, fire
protection, fire alarm, town special or town improvement district; or
  c. are coterminous with parts of  the  boundaries  of  more  than  one
school, fire, fire protection, fire alarm, town special or town improve-
ment  district, all of which are wholly contained within such limits and
within one town; or
  d. are coterminous with the entire boundaries of a town.
  2. The [words "regular inhabitants" as used herein and for the purpose
of this article shall include all  persons  residing  in  the  territory
proposed  to  be incorporated except such persons who themselves, or who
are persons under the age of eighteen years residing with  persons  who,
maintain  a  residence  outside  such  territory  which is used as their
address for purposes of voting]  POPULATION  OF  A  TERRITORY  SHALL  BE
DETERMINED ON THE BASIS OF THE MOST RECENT DECENNIAL FEDERAL CENSUS.
  §  2.  Section 2-202 of the village law, subparagraph 2 of paragraph f
of subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 181  of  the  laws  of  2004,  is
amended to read as follows:

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

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