assembly Bill A8272A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Replaces all instances of the words councilman or councilmen with the words council member or council members

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 17, 2022 signed chap.513
Aug 05, 2022 delivered to governor
May 18, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1162
substituted for s7389
Jan 25, 2022 referred to cities 2
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 20, 2022 advanced to third reading cal.296
Jan 19, 2022 reported
Jan 05, 2022 referred to local governments
Sep 15, 2021 print number 8272a
Sep 15, 2021 amend and recommit to local governments
Aug 25, 2021 referred to local governments

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A8272 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7389
Law Section:
General City Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3, Gen City L; amd §§88-a, 572, 581, 593, 616, 629, 654 & 680-c, Gen Muni L; amd §1120-c, Pub Auth L; amd §§298 & 310, RP L; amd Town L, generally; amd §§17-1703-a & 17-1708, Vil L

A8272 - Summary

Replaces all instances of the words councilman or councilmen with the words council member or council members.

A8272 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8272
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              August 25, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. WOERNER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Local Governments
 
 AN ACT to amend the general city law, the  general  municipal  law,  the
   public  authorities  law,  the real property law, the town law and the
   village law, in relation to replacing all instances of the words coun-
   cilman or councilmen with the words council member or council members
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  3 of the general city law, as amended by chapter
 946 of the laws of 1964, is amended to read as follows:
   § 3. Members of common council; appointments to  other  city  offices.
 No member of the common council of any city shall, during the period for
 which he OR SHE was elected, be capable of holding under the appointment
 or election of the common council any office the emoluments of which are
 paid from the city treasury, or paid by fees or compensation directed to
 be  paid by any act or ordinance of the common council, but this section
 shall not affect the right to any fees or emoluments  belonging  to  any
 office,  provided,  however,  that  in any city having a city manager or
 council-manager form of government in which a mayor and  vice-mayor  may
 be  elected  or appointed from the membership of its council, such mayor
 and vice-mayor may, in addition to the emoluments received as  [council-
 man]  COUNCIL  MEMBER,  receive compensation for their services from the
 city treasury as mayor and  vice-mayor.  An  officer  of  any  city  who
 violates  any provision of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor
 and on conviction thereof his OR HER office shall be vacant.
   § 2. Subdivision 2 of section 88-a of the general  municipal  law,  as
 separately  amended  by  chapters  166  and  603 of the laws of 1979, is
 amended to read as follows:
   2. In cities such board shall consist of the mayor, corporation  coun-
 sel  and  such  [councilmen] COUNCIL MEMBERS as may be designated by the
 council and in counties such board shall consist of the [chairman] CHAIR
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A8272A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7389
Law Section:
General City Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3, Gen City L; amd §§88-a, 572, 581, 593, 616, 629, 654 & 680-c, Gen Muni L; amd §1120-c, Pub Auth L; amd §§298 & 310, RP L; amd Town L, generally; amd §§17-1703-a & 17-1708, Vil L

A8272A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Replaces all instances of the words councilman or councilmen with the words council member or council members.

A8272A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8272--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              August 25, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. WOERNER, JONES, GALEF, THIELE, SIMON, ABINANTI,
   MAGNARELLI, L. ROSENTHAL,  BARRETT,  GRIFFIN,  McDONALD,  ENGLEBRIGHT,
   GOTTFRIED,  GLICK,  STIRPE,  BRONSON,  ROZIC, DINOWITZ, STECK, KELLES,
   O'DONNELL, LAWLER, SMITH, LUNSFORD -- read once and  referred  to  the
   Committee  on Local Governments -- committee discharged, bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the general city law, the  general  municipal  law,  the
   public  authorities  law,  the real property law, the town law and the
   village law, in relation to replacing all instances of the words coun-
   cilman or councilmen with the words council member or council members
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  3 of the general city law, as amended by chapter
 946 of the laws of 1964, is amended to read as follows:
   § 3. Members of common council; appointments to  other  city  offices.
 No member of the common council of any city shall, during the period for
 which  [he  was]  THEY  WERE  elected,  be  capable of holding under the
 appointment or election of the common council any office the  emoluments
 of  which  are  paid  from the city treasury, or paid by fees or compen-
 sation directed to be paid by any act or ordinance of the  common  coun-
 cil,  but  this section shall not affect the right to any fees or emolu-
 ments belonging to any office,  provided,  however,  that  in  any  city
 having  a  city manager or council-manager form of government in which a
 mayor and vice-mayor may be elected or appointed from the membership  of
 its  council,  such  mayor and vice-mayor may, in addition to the emolu-
 ments received as [councilman] COUNCIL MEMBER, receive compensation  for
 their  services from the city treasury as mayor and vice-mayor. An offi-
 cer of any city who violates any provision  of  this  section  shall  be
 guilty  of  a  misdemeanor  and on conviction thereof [his] THEIR office
 shall be vacant.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11989-02-1