Increases the amount of members of the town of Lansing Housing Authority from five to seven.
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public housing law, in relation to increasing the amount of members of the town of Lansing Housing Authority
PURPOSE: To increase the membership of the Lansing Housing Authority from five members to seven.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1 of the bill amends Section 547 of the public housing law by changing the membership from five to seven.
Section 2 of the bill provides for an immediate effective date.
JUSTIFICATION: The Town of Lansing has requested that the membership of the Lansing Housing Authority be increased from 5 members to 7. This is a Home Rule change that requires Legislative approval.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2012: A10297, referred to Rules
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to State.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 5071 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE May 7, 2013 ___________Introduced by Sen. NOZZOLIO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development AN ACT to amend the public housing law, in relation to increasing the amount of members of the town of Lansing Housing Authority THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 547 of the public housing law, as added by chapter 570 of the laws of 1977, is amended to read as follows: S 547. Town of Lansing Housing Authority. A municipal housing author- ity, to be known as the Town of Lansing Housing Authority, is hereby created and established for the Town of Lansing in the county of Tomp- kins for the accomplishment of any or all of the purposes specified in article eighteen of the constitution of the state of New York. It shall constitute a body corporate and politic, be perpetual in duration and consist of
[five]SEVEN members. It shall have the powers and duties now or hereafter conferred by this chapter upon municipal housing authori- ties. It shall be organized in the manner prescribed by and subject to the provisions of this chapter, and the authority, its members, officers and employees and its operations and activities shall in all respects be governed by the provisions of this chapter. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01779-01-3