Bill Text: NY A04353 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Increases membership on the New York city transit authority advisory council to sixteen, adding a member appointed upon the recommendation of the council of "LiveOn NY".

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-04 - referred to corporations, authorities and commissions [A04353 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A04353-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          4353
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 4, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced by M. of A. WEPRIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
        AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to membership on
          the New York city transit authority advisory council
          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 1204-e of the  public  authorities
     2  law,  as  added  by  chapter 483 of the laws of 1981 and such section as
     3  renumbered by section 2 of part H of chapter 25 of the laws of 2009,  is
     4  amended to read as follows:
     5    2.  Such  council shall consist of [fifteen] sixteen members who shall
     6  be commuters who regularly  use  the  transportation  services  of  such
     7  authorities.  Five  of  such  members shall be appointed by the governor
     8  upon the recommendation of the mayor of the city of New York; five  upon
     9  the  recommendation  of the president of the city council of the city of
    10  New York; [and] five other members appointed upon the recommendation one
    11  by each of the borough presidents of the boroughs of  the  city  of  New
    12  York; and one upon the recommendation of "LiveOn NY". The chairman shall
    13  be  a  member  selected  by the membership of the committee. Each of the
    14  members shall serve for a term of two years, provided, however, that  of
    15  the  first  appointments,  two  appointed upon the recommendation of the
    16  mayor and two appointed upon the recommendation of the president of  the
    17  city  council  shall  serve  for a term of one year. Vacancies occurring
    18  other than by expiration of term shall be filled in the same  manner  as
    19  the original appointments for the balance of the unexpired term.
    20    §  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
    21  have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD06100-01-9
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