Bill Text: NY A04002 | 2017-2018 | General Assembly | Amended

Bill Title: Relates to the appointment of members of the battery park city authority.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-12-18 - approval memo.44 [A04002 Detail]

Download: New_York-2017-A04002-Amended.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                                                                Cal. No. 206
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 30, 2017
        Introduced  by M. of A. GLICK, NIOU, SEAWRIGHT -- read once and referred
          to the Committee  on  Corporations,  Authorities  and  Commissions  --
          advanced  to  a third reading, passed by Assembly and delivered to the
          Senate, recalled from the Senate,  vote  reconsidered,  bill  amended,
          ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third reading
        AN  ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to the appoint-
          ment of members of the Battery Park city authority
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 1973 of the public authorities
     2  law, as amended by chapter 766 of the laws of 2005, is amended  to  read
     3  as follows:
     4    (1)  There  is  hereby  created  the battery park city authority which
     5  shall be a body corporate and politic,  constituting  a  public  benefit
     6  corporation.  Its  membership  shall  consist  of  seven  members  to be
     7  appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate. One
     8  of the members first appointed shall serve for a term ending four  years
     9  from  January first next succeeding his appointment; one of such members
    10  shall serve for a term ending five years from such date; and one of such
    11  members shall serve  for  a  term  ending  six  years  from  such  date.
    12  Provided,  however,  that  two board members first appointed on or after
    13  the effective date of [the] chapter seven hundred sixty-six of the  laws
    14  of  two  thousand  five  [which amended this subdivision] shall serve an
    15  initial term of two years; provided further that two other board members
    16  first appointed on or after the effective date of  [the]  chapter  seven
    17  hundred  sixty-six  of the laws of two thousand five [which amended this
    18  subdivision] shall serve an initial term of four years. Their successors
    19  shall serve for terms of six  years  each.  Members  shall  continue  in
    20  office  until their successors have been appointed and qualified and the
    21  provisions of section thirty-nine  of  the  public  officers  law  shall
    22  apply.  In the event of a vacancy occurring in the office of a member by
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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     1  death, resignation or otherwise, the governor shall appoint a  successor
     2  with  the  advice  and consent of the senate to serve for the balance of
     3  the unexpired term. After the effective date of the chapter of the  laws
     4  of  two thousand seventeen that amended this subdivision, if the member-
     5  ship of the corporation is such that less than two of  the  members  are
     6  residents  of Battery Park city as described by the Battery Park project
     7  area defined by subdivision five of section nineteen hundred seventy-two
     8  of this title, any appointments made shall be residents of Battery  Park
     9  city.    Appointments  shall  continue in such a manner until two of the
    10  members of the corporation are residents of Battery Park city.    There-
    11  after,  two  of  the corporation's members shall be residents of Battery
    12  Park city.
    13    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.