Relates to the membership of the Niagara county industrial development agency; creates a seat for the president of the Niagara Falls branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general municipal law, in relation to the membership of the Niagara county industrial development agency
PURPOSE: To provide for the designation of a member of the Niagara County Industrial Development Agency. This legislation would provide for minority representation on the NCIDA.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Subdivision 3 of section 916-a of the general municipal is amended by adding language that provides for one such seat to be maintained by the president of the Niagara Falls Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
JUSTIFICATION: This measure expands minority representation on the NCIDA board by requiring appointment of the President of the Niagara Falls Chapter of the NAACP to, the NCIDA. This allows for a representative board to address the needs of the Niagara Region which includes a variety of minority business.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2007-2008; A6442 - Passed Assembly
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 1016--A 2009-2010 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY (PREFILED) January 7, 2009 ___________Introduced by M. of A. DelMONTE -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Local Governments -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to the membership of the Niagara county industrial development agency THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 916-a of the general municipal law, as added by chapter 459 of the laws of 1989, is amended to read as follows: 3. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision two of section eight hundred fifty-six
[of article eighteen-A]of this chapter, the agency shall consist of not less than three nor more than nine members who shall be appointed by the governing body of the county of Niagara. ONE SUCH SEAT SHALL BE MAINTAINED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE NIAGARA FALLS BRANCH OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE. S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have become a law.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01084-03-0