senate Bill S8381B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the membership on the Nassau health care corporation board

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2022 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1776
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 11, 2022 print number 8381b
May 11, 2022 amend and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Feb 28, 2022 print number 8381a
Feb 28, 2022 amend and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Feb 18, 2022 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

S8381 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9474
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3402, Pub Auth L

S8381 - Summary

Relates to the membership on the Nassau health care corporation board; provides that the board of directors shall select the chair and the chief executive officer.

S8381 - Sponsor Memo

S8381 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8381
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 18, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
   and Commissions
 
 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to membership on
   the Nassau health care corporation board
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision  1  of  section  3402  of  the
 public  authorities  law,  as added by chapter 9 of the laws of 1997, is
 amended to read as follows:
   (b) The corporation shall be governed by [fifteen]  TWENTY-ONE  voting
 directors,  [eight]  TEN of whom shall be appointed by the governor WITH
 EIGHT APPOINTED as provided in paragraph (c) of this subdivision, TWO OF
 WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, TWO OF
 WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY,  three  of  whom
 shall  be  appointed  by  the  county executive for initial terms of two
 years, and four of whom shall be appointed by the county legislature for
 initial terms of three years.
   § 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of  section  3402  of  the  public
 authorities  law,  as added by chapter 9 of the laws of 1997, is amended
 to read as follows:
   (a) The  [county  executive]  GOVERNOR  shall  designate  one  of  the
 [fifteen]  TWENTY-ONE  voting directors as the chairperson of the board.
 The chairperson shall preside over all meetings of the board  and  shall
 have such other duties as the voting directors may direct.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14728-02-2


Co-Sponsors

S8381A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9474
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3402, Pub Auth L

S8381A - Summary

Relates to the membership on the Nassau health care corporation board; provides that the board of directors shall select the chair and the chief executive officer.

S8381A - Sponsor Memo

S8381A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8381--A
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 18, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
   and   Commissions  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to membership on
   the Nassau health care corporation board

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraph  (b)  of  subdivision  1 of section 3402 of the
 public authorities law, as added by chapter 9 of the laws  of  1997,  is
 amended to read as follows:
   (b)  The  corporation shall be governed by [fifteen] TWENTY-ONE voting
 directors, [eight] TEN of whom shall be appointed by the  governor  WITH
 EIGHT APPOINTED as provided in paragraph (c) of this subdivision, TWO OF
 WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, TWO OF
 WHOM  SHALL  BE  APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, three of whom
 shall be appointed by the county executive  for  initial  terms  of  two
 years, and four of whom shall be appointed by the county legislature for
 initial terms of three years.
   §  2.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision 2 of section 3402 of the public
 authorities law, as added by chapter 9 of the laws of 1997,  is  amended
 to read as follows:
   (a)  The  [county  executive]  GOVERNOR  shall  designate  one  of the
 [fifteen] TWENTY-ONE voting directors as the chairperson of  the  board.
 The  chairperson  shall preside over all meetings of the board and shall
 have such other duties as the voting directors may direct.
   § 3. Subdivision 4 of section 3402 of the public authorities  law,  as
 added by chapter 9 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows:
   4.  The  board  of  directors shall select the chief executive officer
 subject to the approval of the [county  executive]  GOVERNOR  and  shall
 determine  the salary and benefits of the chief executive officer of the
 corporation.  The chief executive officer shall serve at the pleasure of
 the board of directors provided, however,  that  removal  without  cause
 shall  not prejudice the contract rights, if any, of the chief executive
 officer.
   § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
 

Co-Sponsors

S8381B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9474
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3402, Pub Auth L

S8381B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the membership on the Nassau health care corporation board; provides that the board of directors shall select the chair and the chief executive officer.

S8381B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8381B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8381--B
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 18, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. THOMAS, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Corporations,
   Authorities  and  Commissions  --  committee discharged, bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to membership on
   the Nassau health care corporation board
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraph  (b)  of  subdivision  1 of section 3402 of the
 public authorities law, as added by chapter 9 of the laws  of  1997,  is
 amended and a new paragraph (b-1) is added to read as follows:
   (b)  The  corporation  shall  be  governed  by  A  BOARD OF DIRECTORS,
 CONSISTING OF fifteen voting directors, eight of whom shall be appointed
 by the governor as provided in paragraph (c) of this subdivision,  three
 of  whom shall be appointed by the county executive for initial terms of
 two years, and four of whom shall be appointed by the county legislature
 for initial terms of three years.
   (B-1) EACH VOTING DIRECTOR SHOULD POSSESS A HIGH DEGREE OF  EXPERIENCE
 AND  KNOWLEDGE  IN  RELEVANT FIELDS AND A HIGH DEGREE OF INTEREST IN THE
 CORPORATION. THE APPOINTMENT OF ANY VOTING DIRECTOR TO  THE  CORPORATION
 SHALL BE BASED IN PART ON THE OBJECTIVE OF ENSURING THAT THE CORPORATION
 INCLUDES  DIVERSE AND BENEFICIAL PERSPECTIVES AND EXPERIENCE, INCLUDING,
 BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THOSE OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, LAW, FINANCE,  MEDICAL
 AND/OR  OTHER  HEALTH  PROFESSIONALS,  HEALTH  SECTOR WORKERS,   AND THE
 PATIENT OR CONSUMER PERSPECTIVE.
   § 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of  section  3402  of  the  public
 authorities  law,  as added by chapter 9 of the laws of 1997, is amended
 to read as follows:
   (a) The [county executive] BOARD OF DIRECTORS shall BY  MAJORITY  VOTE
 designate  one of the fifteen voting directors as the chairperson of the
 board. The chairperson shall preside over all meetings of the board  and
 shall have such other duties as the voting directors may direct.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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