senate Bill S1769

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to preventing certain elected officials from being a member of an agency; repealer

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2021 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 12, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2021 1st report cal.941
Jan 15, 2021 referred to local government

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S1769 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1308
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §856 sub 4, amd §856
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4678, A7235

S1769 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to preventing certain elected officials from being a member of an agency.

S1769 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1769 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1769
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 15, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  SKOUFIS, BIAGGI, KAMINSKY, KRUEGER, MAYER -- 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 preventing
   certain elected officials from being a member of  an  agency;  and  to
   repeal subdivision 4 of section 856 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. Subdivision 4 of section 856 of the general  municipal  law
 is REPEALED and a new subdivision 4 is added to read as follows:
   4.  NO MEMBER OF AN AGENCY SHALL BE AN ELECTED OFFICIAL OF THE MUNICI-
 PALITY NOR SHALL ANY MEMBER OF AN AGENCY BE AN ELECTED OFFICIAL  OF  ANY
 COUNTY,  CITY, TOWN, OR VILLAGE WITHIN THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE AGENCY IS
 LOCATED. WHERE AN INDIVIDUAL WHO CURRENTLY SERVES  AS  A  MEMBER  OF  AN
 AGENCY WOULD BE INELIGIBLE TO SERVE UNTIL HIS OR HER TERM AS A MEMBER OF
 AN  AGENCY  HAS  EXPIRED,  THE  GOVERNING  BODY  OF  THE MUNICIPALITY OR
 APPOINTING AUTHORITY OF THE AGENCY SHALL  APPOINT  NEW  MEMBERS  OF  THE
 AGENCY  AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION WHERE AN INDIVID-
 UAL WAS NO LONGER ABLE TO SERVE IN SUCH A CAPACITY.    THIS  SUBDIVISION
 SHALL  NOT APPLY TO ANY ELECTED OFFICIALS REQUIRED TO SERVE ON AN INDUS-
 TRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY UNDER TITLE TWO OF THIS ARTICLE. THIS  SUBDIVI-
 SION  SHALL  NOT  APPLY  TO ANY INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY THAT HAS A
 BOARD ENTIRELY COMPOSED OF ELECTED OFFICIALS FROM THE MUNICIPALITY  THAT
 CHARTERED SUCH INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01800-02-1


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