Bill S5863B-2009

Relates to the Freeport community development agency

Provides that the mayor of Freeport may appoint four members to the Freeport community development agency.

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Actions

  • May 4, 2010: SUBSTITUTED BY A9010
  • May 3, 2010: AMENDED ON THIRD READING 5863B
  • Mar 26, 2010: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Mar 26, 2010: AMENDED 5863A
  • Mar 25, 2010: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Mar 24, 2010: 1ST REPORT CAL.311
  • Jan 6, 2010: REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • Jun 15, 2009: REFERRED TO RULES

Memo

 BILL NUMBER:  S5863B

TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the general municipal law, in relation to the Freeport community development agency

PURPOSE : To amend the general municipal law, in relation to the Freeport community development agency

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 amends section 620 of the general municipal law allow the mayor to appoint members to the Freeport community development agency.

Section 2. Effective immediately.

JUSTIFICATION : At the request of the Village of Freeport, this legislation would allow the Freeport Community Development Agency to comply with the Public Authorities Accountability Act of 2005. The act requires certain financial reporting and disclosure to the "local legislative body" within the agency's jurisdiction. In Freeport's case the legislative body and agency's corporate Structure are identical, making any reporting done by the agency essentially self reporting.

This Legislation would allow the Mayor of the Village of Freeport to appoint four members to the Freeport Community Development Agency, allowing them to fully comply with the Public Accountability Act of 2005.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY : New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS : None.

EFFECTIVE DATE : Immediately.

Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 5863--B Cal. No. 311 2009-2010 Regular Sessions IN SENATE June 15, 2009 ___________
Introduced by Sen. FUSCHILLO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules -- recommitted to the Committee on Local Government in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second report, amended on second report, ordered to a third reading, and to be reprinted as amended, retaining its place in the order of third reading -- again amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to the Freeport community development agency THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 620 of the general municipal law, as amended by chapter 169 of the laws of 1976, is amended to read as follows: S 620. Freeport community development agency. A community development agency, to be known as the Freeport community development agency, is hereby established for the accomplishment of any or all of the purposes specified in articles fifteen and fifteen-A of this chapter and in accordance with 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 members, including the mayor, who shall be its chairman, and [the four village trustees] WHO SHALL APPOINT THE OTHER FOUR MEMBERS OF SUCH COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AGENCY. It shall have the powers and duties now or hereafter conferred by article fifteen-A of this chapter upon municipal renewal agencies. It shall be organized in the manner prescribed by and be subject to the provisions of article fifteen-A of this chapter and the agency, its members, officers and employees and its operations and activities shall in all respects be governed by the provisions of such article. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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