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six, to provide and make available to the port of New York authority in aid of the construction of the bridge across the Hudson river between Fort Lee on the New Jersey side and Fort Washington on the New York side, authorized by chapter two hundred eleven and forty-one respectively of the laws of nineteen hundred and twentyfive of the states of New York and New Jersey.

§ 2. The moneys hereby appropriated shall be paid out by the commissioner of taxation and finance on the warrant of the comptroller, upon the requisition signed by the chairman of the port of New York authority, as provided by chapter seven hundred and sixty-one of the law of nineteen hundred and twenty-six.

The moneys hereby appropriated shall be applied by the port of New York authority to the construction of said bridge and purposes incidental thereto and to no other purpose whatsoever, and shall be repaid to the state in accordance with the provisions of said chapter seven hundred and sixty-one of the laws of nineteen hundred and twenty-six.

§ 3. Ths act shall take effect immediately.

LAWS OF NEW YORK, 1927.

CHAPTER 700.

AN ACT by which the state of New York vests in the governor of the state, pursuant to article sixteen of the port compact or treaty entered into between the states of New York and New Jersey, dated April thirtieth, nineteen hundred and twenty-one, veto power over any action of any commissioner appointed from the state of New York to the port of New York authority.

Became a law April 6, 1927, with the approval of the Governor. Passed by a three-fifths vote on a message of necessity.

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Except as provided by this act, no action taken at any meeting of the port of New York authority by any commissioner appointed from the state of New York shall have force or effect until the governor of the state of New York shall have an opportunity to approve or veto the same under the provisions of article sixteen of the port compact or treaty entered into between the states of New York and New Jersey, dated April thirtieth, nineteen hundred and twenty-one.

2. For the purpose of procuring such approval or veto, the secretary or other officer of the port of

New York authority in charge of the minutes of the proceedings of that body shall transmit to the governor at the executive chamber in Albany a certified copy of the minutes of every meeting of the port of New York authority as soon after the holding of such meeting as such minutes can be written out. The governor shall, within five days after such minutes shall have been delivered at the executive chamber as aforesaid, cause the same to be returned to the port of New York authority either with his approval or with his veto of any action therein recited as having been taken by any commissioner appointed from the state of New York, provided, however, that if the governor shall not return the said minutes within the said period then at the expiration thereof any action therein recited will have full force and effect according to the wording thereof.

§ 3. If the governor within the said period returns the said minutes with a veto against the action of any commissioner from New York as recited therein, then such action of such commissioner shall be null and void.

4. The governor may by order filed with the secretary of the port of New York authority relieve the commissioners from the duty of procuring his approval of their action upon any particular matter or class of matters, and thereupon the secretary or other officer in charge of the minutes of the proceedings of that body shall be relieved from reporting the same to him.

§ 5. This act shall take effect immediately.

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