Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2023||
referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Senate Bill S415
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Corporations, Authorities And Commissions Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S415 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S415 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S415 SPONSOR: THOMAS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to membership on the Nassau health care corporation board PURPOSE GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Adds experience requirements for voting directors on the Nassau health care corporation board to ensure the hospital can sufficiently manage and oversee funds invested into Nassau University Medical Center. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 3402 of the public authorities law to require all voting directors appointed to the board have experience and knowledge in relevant fields and a high degree of interest in the corporation. Section 2 of the bill amends paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section
2023-S415 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 415 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 4, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sens. THOMAS, KRUEGER -- 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 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 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01903-01-3
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