AB1878 Summary:

BILL NO    A01878 

SAME AS    No same as 

SPONSOR    Rodriguez

COSPNSR    Robinson, Cook, Colton, Arroyo

MLTSPNSR   Brennan, Hikind, Jacobs

Amd S402, Pub Hous L

Increases the membership of the New York City Housing Authority by adding 2
additional members; provides members shall serve at the pleasure of the mayor
of the city of New York and the tenant members shall serve for terms of 3
years.
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AB1878 Actions:

BILL NO    A01878 

01/09/2013 referred to housing
01/08/2014 referred to housing
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AB1878 Text:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________

                                         1878

                              2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y

                                      (PREFILED)

                                    January 9, 2013
                                      ___________

       Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  RODRIGUEZ  --  read once and referred to the
         Committee on Housing

       AN ACT to amend the public housing law, in relation to the membership of
         the New York City Housing Authority

         THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
       BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

    1    Section  1. Subdivision 3 of section 402 of the public housing law, as
    2  amended by chapter 531 of the laws  of  2010,  is  amended  to  read  as
    3  follows:
    4    3.  [On  and  after  May first, nineteen hundred fifty-eight, the] THE
    5  authority shall consist of [three] FIVE members appointed by the  mayor,
    6  [one  of  whom]  WHO SHALL SERVE AT HIS OR HER PLEASURE. ONE SUCH MEMBER
    7  shall be designated by the mayor as chairman removable  at  his  OR  HER
    8  pleasure. [The members other than the chairman first appointed for terms
    9  commencing   on  May  first,  nineteen  hundred  fifty-eight,  shall  be
   10  appointed for terms of three and five  years,  respectively.  Thereafter
   11  the  term of office of each member other than the chairman shall be five
   12  years.] The mayor shall file with the commissioner of housing a  certif-
   13  icate  of  appointment  of  the chairman and of each member. [Any member
   14  other than the chairman may be removed by the mayor for  cause  after  a
   15  public  hearing. On and after July first in the year next succeeding the
   16  year in which this sentence shall take effect, the] THE authority  shall
   17  consist  of [one] TWO additional [member] MEMBERS who shall be appointed
   18  by the mayor [and shall be removable at his or her pleasure]  FOR  TERMS
   19  OF  THREE  YEARS;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT OF THE TENANT MEMBERS FIRST
   20  APPOINTED TO A TERM OF OFFICE, ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED FOR A  TERM
   21  OF TWO YEARS AND THE OTHER MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED FOR A TERM OF THREE
   22  YEARS. Such additional [member] MEMBERS must be eighteen years of age or
   23  older  and be the tenant of record or an authorized member of the tenant
   24  household, in good standing, residing in one of the three hundred  thir-

        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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       A. 1878                             2

    1  ty-five  federal  projects owned or operated by the authority. A vacancy
    2  in the office of a [member other than the chairman  or  the  additional]
    3  tenant  member  occurring  otherwise than by expiration of term shall be
    4  filled  for the unexpired term; provided, however, that a vacancy in the
    5  seat held by [the additional] A tenant member shall  be  filled  by  the
    6  mayor within thirty days of such vacancy.
    7    S  2.  This act shall take effect on the first of July next succeeding
    8  the date on which it shall have become a law.
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