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A08374 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    December 13, 2023
        Introduced by M. of A. McDONALD -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Local Governments
        AN  ACT  to  amend the general municipal law, in relation to authorizing
          regional planning council's eligibility to apply  for  federal  and/or
          state grants
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 3  of  section  239-h  of  the
     2  general  municipal  law, as added by chapter 451 of the laws of 1997, is
     3  amended to read as follows:
     4    (a) Creation. Any municipal legislative body may collaborate with  the
     5  legislative  body of a contiguous municipal legislative body to create a
     6  regional planning council under this article. The legislative bodies  of
     7  the  municipalities participating in the regional planning council shall
     8  adopt by resolution an agreement setting forth the terms and  conditions
     9  of such collaboration. The regional planning council shall be considered
    10  an  agency  of  a  political subdivision or municipality for purposes of
    11  sections one hundred three, one hundred four  and  article  eighteen  of
    12  this  chapter  [and], articles six and seven of the public officers law,
    13  and for the purposes of eligibility for federal and/or state grants.
    14    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
    15  it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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