Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 10, 2023||
returned to senate
ordered to third reading rules cal.858
substituted for a7754
|Jun 08, 2023||
referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1788
|Jun 05, 2023||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S7538
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate & Assembly
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S7538 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Village Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§2-200, 2-202 & 2-206, add §2-260, Vil L
2023-S7538 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7538 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the village law, in relation to the incorporation of villages PURPOSE: Changes the requirements for village incorporation to ensure that village incorporations are properly assessed and the petition process fully considers the fiscal, service, and taxation ramifications of the potential incorporation of a new village. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 changes the minimum size for village incorporation from 500 to 2,000 residents. Section 2 eliminates the assessed value/landowner basis for petitioning for village incorporation.
2023-S7538 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7538 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 5, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the village law, in relation to the incorporation of villages THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 2-200 of the village law is amended to read as follows: 1. A territory containing a population of at least [five hundred] TWO THOUSAND persons who are regular inhabitants thereof, as hereinafter defined, may be incorporated as a village under this chapter provided such territory does not include a part of a city or village and further provided the limits of such territory: a. do not contain more than five square miles; or b. are coterminous with the entire boundaries of a school, fire, fire protection, fire alarm, town special or town improvement district; or c. are coterminous with parts of the boundaries of more than one school, fire, fire protection, fire alarm, town special or town improve- ment district, all of which are wholly contained within such limits and within one town; or d. are coterminous with the entire boundaries of a town. § 2. Section 2-202 of the village law, subparagraph 2 of paragraph f of subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 181 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows: § 2-202 Petition for incorporation. 1. A proceeding for the incorpo- ration of such territory as a village shall commence with a petition. The requirements for such petition are as follows: a. Petitioners. [Either one or both of the following two groups of persons may petition for such incorporation: (1) At] SIGNATURES FROM AT least twenty [per cent] PERCENT of the residents of such territory qualified to vote for town officers in a EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11709-02-3
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