Bill Text: NY S02262 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the membership of the New York city water board to include the five borough presidents, the mayor or a public member appointed by the mayor and a public member appointed by the governor who has experience in the science of water resource development.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-23 - REFERRED TO CORPORATIONS, AUTHORITIES AND COMMISSIONS [S02262 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S02262-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          2262
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 23, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- 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 the member-
          ship of the board of directors of the New York city water board
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Subdivision 2 of section 1045-f of the public authorities
     2  law, as added by chapter 513 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read  as
     3  follows:
     4    2.  The  water  board shall consist of seven members [appointed by the
     5  mayor]  as follows: the borough president of each borough of the city of
     6  New York, the mayor or a public member appointed  by  the  mayor  and  a
     7  public  member  appointed  by  the  governor  who  has experience in the
     8  science of water resource development.  Terms of office of  the  members
     9  shall  be  two  years except that the terms of four of the board members
    10  first appointed shall be one year. [At least one member shall have expe-
    11  rience in the science of water resource development.] No member shall be
    12  a director of the authority.  The mayor shall appoint  a  chairman  from
    13  among  the  members  of  the board.   All members shall continue to hold
    14  office until their successors are  appointed  and  qualified.  Vacancies
    15  shall be filled in the manner provided for original appointments. Vacan-
    16  cies, occurring otherwise than by expiration of term of office, shall be
    17  filled  in  the  same  manner as original appointments for the unexpired
    18  terms.
    19    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD05438-01-9
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