senate Bill S1657

2021-2022 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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Jan 14, 2021 referred to local government

S1657 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2553
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
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7375, A9939

S1657 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S1657 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1657 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1657
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 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.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05824-01-1

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