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AB3731 Text:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                         3731

                              2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y

                                   January 28, 2013
                                      ___________

       Introduced  by M. of A. CORWIN, McDONOUGH, CERETTO -- Multi-Sponsored by
         -- M. of A. MONTESANO -- read once and referred to  the  Committee  on
         Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

       AN  ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to the trustees
         of the power authority of New York state

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

    1    Section  1.  Section 1003 of the public authorities law, as amended by
    2  chapter 766 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
    3    S 1003. Trustees. 1. (A) The authority shall consist  of  seven  trus-
    4  tees,  five  of  whom  shall  serve  respectively for terms of one, two,
    5  three, four and five years, to be appointed by the governor, by and with
    6  the advice and consent of the senate. The  sixth  and  seventh  trustees
    7  shall  be  appointed by the governor, by and with the advice and consent
    8  of the senate, and shall serve  initial  terms  of  one  and  two  years
    9  respectively.  Each trustee shall hold office until a successor has been
   10  appointed and qualified. At the expiration of the term of  each  trustee
   11  and  of  each  succeeding  trustee  the  governor shall, by and with the
   12  advice and consent of the senate, appoint a successor,  who  shall  hold
   13  office for a term of five years, or until a successor has been appointed
   14  and  qualified. In the event of a vacancy occurring in the office of the
   15  trustee by death, resignation or otherwise, the governor shall,  by  and
   16  with  the  advice  and  consent  of the senate, appoint a successor, who
   17  shall hold office for the unexpired term. Four trustees shall constitute
   18  a quorum for the purpose of organizing the authority and conducting  the
   19  business thereof.
   20    (B)  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVI-
   21  SION, THE FIRST VACANCY IN AN OFFICE  OF  TRUSTEE  OCCURRING  AFTER  THE
   22  EFFECTIVE  DATE  OF  THIS  PARAGRAPH  SHALL  BE  FILLED BY A RESIDENT OF
   23  NIAGARA COUNTY AND THEREAFTER AT LEAST ONE OFFICE OF  TRUSTEE  SHALL  BE
   24  HELD BY A RESIDENT OF NIAGARA COUNTY.

        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD07728-01-3
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    1    2. The trustee chosen as [chairman] CHAIRPERSON as provided in section
    2  one  thousand  four  of this title, shall receive an annual salary which
    3  shall be set by the trustees of  the  authority,  and  which  shall  not
    4  exceed  the  salary prescribed for the positions listed in paragraph (f)
    5  of  subdivision  one  of section one hundred sixty-nine of the executive
    6  law. Each other trustee shall not receive  a  salary  or  other  compen-
    7  sation. Each trustee shall receive his or her reasonable expenses in the
    8  performance  of  his  or  her  duties  hereunder.  The trustee chosen as
    9  [chairman] CHAIRPERSON may elect to become a  member  of  the  New  York
   10  state  and  local  employees'  retirement  system  on  the basis of such
   11  compensation to which he or she shall be  entitled  as  herein  provided
   12  notwithstanding  the  provisions  of  any general, special or local law,
   13  municipal charter, or ordinance.
   14    S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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