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SECTION 1279-A
Management advisory board
Public Authorities (PBA) CHAPTER 43-A, ARTICLE 5, TITLE 11
§ 1279-a. Management advisory board. 1. There is hereby created in the
office of the metropolitan transportation authority inspector general a
management advisory board, consisting of thirteen members appointed by
the governor, of whom two shall be appointed upon nomination by the
temporary president of the senate, two upon nomination by the speaker of
the assembly, one upon nomination by the minority leader of the senate
and one upon nomination by the minority leader of the assembly. All
members shall serve for a term of three years, except that, of the two
members first appointed upon nomination by the temporary president of
the senate, one shall serve for a term of two years and one shall serve
for a term of one year; of the two members first appointed upon
nomination by the speaker of the assembly, one shall serve for a term of
two years and one shall serve for a term of one year; and, of two of the
members first appointed by the governor without nomination by any other
person, two shall each serve for a term of two years and two shall each
serve for a term of one year. One of the members appointed to the
management advisory board directly by the governor shall be designated
by the governor to serve as its chairman.

2. All members of the management advisory board shall be residents of
the metropolitan transportation district, and shall be persons with
substantial experience in the management of private enterprise, in the
delivery of public services, or in labor or labor-management relations.

3. The management advisory board shall assist the metropolitan
transportation authority inspector general in identifying ways to
improve services, reduce costs and increase the efficiency of the
authority and its subsidiaries, the Triborough bridge and tunnel
authority or the New York city transit authority and its subsidiary.

4. No later than April first, nineteen hundred eighty-four, and
annually thereafter, the management advisory board shall submit to the
governor and the legislature a report on its activities during the
previous year.

5. The office of the metropolitan transportation authority inspector
general shall provide the management advisory board with such staff
support as may be required for the performance of its duties.

6. Members of the management advisory board shall serve without
compensation, but shall be reimbursed for expenses reasonably incurred
in the performance of their duties.