S04461 Summary:

BILL NOS04461
 
SAME ASSAME AS UNI. A06562
 
SPONSORORTT
 
COSPNSRRITCHIE
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 1003, Pub Auth L
 
Adds two trustees to the power authority to represent Niagara county and St. Lawrence county.
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S04461 Actions:

BILL NOS04461
 
03/12/2019REFERRED TO ENERGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS
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S04461 Committee Votes:

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S04461 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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S04461 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
            S. 4461                                                  A. 6562
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                SENATE - ASSEMBLY
 
                                     March 12, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sens. ORTT, RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered
          printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy
          and Telecommunications
 
        IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. MORINELLO -- Multi-Sponsored by --
          M. of A. WALCZYK -- read once and referred to the Committee on  Corpo-
          rations, Authorities and Commissions
 
        AN  ACT  to  amend the public authorities law, in relation to adding two
          trustees to the power authority to represent Niagara  county  and  St.
          Lawrence county
 
          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    §  1003.  Trustees.  The authority shall consist of [seven] nine 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. The eighth and ninth trustees shall be  appointed  by  the
    10  governor,  by  and  with the advice and consent of the senate, and shall
    11  serve initial terms of one and two years respectively and shall be resi-
    12  dents of Niagara county and  St.  Lawrence  county,  respectively.  Each
    13  trustee shall hold office until a successor has been appointed and qual-
    14  ified.  At  the  expiration  of  the  term  of  each trustee and of each
    15  succeeding trustee the governor  shall,  by  and  with  the  advice  and
    16  consent  of the senate, appoint a successor, who shall hold office for a
    17  term of five years, or until a successor has been appointed  and  quali-
    18  fied.  In  the event of a vacancy occurring in the office of the trustee
    19  by death, resignation or otherwise, the governor shall, by and with  the
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD08783-01-9

        S. 4461                             2                            A. 6562
 
     1  advice  and  consent  of the senate, appoint a successor, who shall hold
     2  office for the unexpired term. Four trustees shall constitute  a  quorum
     3  for  the purpose of organizing the authority and conducting the business
     4  thereof.
     5    The  trustee  chosen  as [chairman] chairperson as provided in section
     6  one thousand four of this title, shall receive an  annual  salary  which
     7  shall  be  set  by  the  trustees  of the authority, and which shall not
     8  exceed the salary prescribed for the positions listed in  paragraph  (f)
     9  of  subdivision  one  of section one hundred sixty-nine of the executive
    10  law. Each other trustee shall not receive  a  salary  or  other  compen-
    11  sation. Each trustee shall receive his or her reasonable expenses in the
    12  performance  of  his  or  her  duties  hereunder.  The trustee chosen as
    13  [chairman] chairperson may elect to become a  member  of  the  New  York
    14  state  and  local  employees'  retirement  system  on  the basis of such
    15  compensation to which he or she shall be  entitled  as  herein  provided
    16  notwithstanding  the  provisions  of  any general, special or local law,
    17  municipal charter, or ordinance.
    18    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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