senate Bill S8030

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring one voting member of the metropolitan transportation authority be a person with a disability

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 20, 2022 referred to transportation

S8030 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8365
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1263, Pub Auth L

S8030 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring one voting member of the metropolitan transportation authority be a person with a disability.

S8030 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8030 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8030
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 20, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requiring one
   voting member of the metropolitan transportation authority be a person
   with a disability
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subparagraph 1 of paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section
 1263 of the public authorities law, as amended by section 1 of part E of
 chapter 39 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   (1)  There is hereby created the "metropolitan transportation authori-
 ty."  The authority shall be a body corporate and politic constituting a
 public benefit corporation. The authority shall consist of  a  chairman,
 sixteen  other  voting  members,  and  two non-voting and four alternate
 non-voting members, as described in subparagraph two of  this  paragraph
 appointed  by  the  governor  by  and with the advice and consent of the
 senate. Any member appointed to a term commencing on or after June thir-
 tieth, two thousand nine shall have experience in one  or  more  of  the
 following areas: transportation, public administration, business manage-
 ment,  finance,  accounting,  law,  engineering,  land  use,  urban  and
 regional  planning,  management  of  large   capital   projects,   labor
 relations,  or have experience in some other area of activity central to
 the mission of the authority.  EITHER THE CHAIRMAN OR ONE OF  THE  OTHER
 SIXTEEN  VOTING  MEMBERS APPOINTED TO A TERM COMMENCING ON OR AFTER JUNE
 THIRTIETH, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO SHALL BE A PERSON WITH A  DISABILITY.
 FOR  THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBPARAGRAPH, "PERSON WITH A DISABILITY" MEANS
 ANY PERSON WITH A DISABILITY AS THAT  TERM  IS  DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION
 TWENTY-ONE  OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINETY-TWO OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW. Four
 of the sixteen voting members other than the chairman shall be appointed
 on the written recommendation of the mayor of the city of New York;  and
 each  of  seven  other  voting  members other than the chairman shall be
 appointed after selection from a written list of  three  recommendations
 from  the  chief executive officer of the county in which the particular
 member is required to reside pursuant to the provisions of this subdivi-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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