« AnteriorContinuar »
THE GENERAL CITY LAW
Chap. 26, Laws of 1909
AN ACT in relation to cities, constituting chapter twenty-one of the consolidated laws
Hearing on City Bills
Section 30. Public hearing.
31. Notice, how given.
33. Return by mayor; contents of certificate.
34. Duties of clerk on return of mayor's certificate; indorsement on bill.
35. Expenses of hearing to be a city charge.
§ 30. Public hearing. Whenever a certified copy of any bill for a special city law shall be transmitted to the mayor of a city, pursuant to the provisions of the second section of the twelfth article of the constitution of this state, the mayor of such city shall forthwith upon the receipt of such bill fix a day for a public hearing in such city concerning such bill, and cause public notice of the time and place of such hearing to be given. In a city of the first class such hearing shall be before the mayor. In a city of the second or third class, such hearing shall be before the mayor and the legislative body of such city.
§ 31. Notice, how given.- In a city of the first class such notice shall be given by the mayor by causing
such notice to be published for two successive days in two daily newspapers published in such city to be designated by him. In a city of the second class, or of the third class in which a daily newspaper is published, such notice shall be given by the mayor by causing such notice to be published for three successive days in a daily newspaper published in such city to be designated by him. In a city of the third class, in which no daily newspaper is published, such notice shall be given by the mayor by causing such notice to be published one or more times in a weekly, semiweekly or tri-weekly newspaper published in such city, to be designated by him, at least three days prior to the day fixed for such hearing, and in a city of the second or third class, he shall also cause a copy of such notice to be served upon each member of the legislative body of such city, either personally or by mail at least two days before the day fixed for such public hearing. Such notice shall also contain the title of the bill and any explanatory statement concerning the same which the mayor shall deem advisable.
§ 32. Hearing.- In a city of the first class, the mayor, and in a city of the second or third class the mayor and the legislative body of such city, shall attend at the time and place appointed for such hearing, and shall afford an opportunity for a public hearing concerning such bill.
§ 33. Return by mayor; contents of certificate.After such hearing and within fifteen days after the transmission to him of a certified copy of such bill,
the mayor shall return the same to the house from which it was sent, or, if the session of the legislature at which such bill was passed has terminated, to the governor with the proper certificates attached, stating whether such city has or has not accepted the same. In a city of the first class such certificate shall be signed by the mayor. In a city of the second or third class such certificate shall be signed by the mayor and by the presiding officer of the legislative body of such city, and such bill shall not be deemed to have been accepted by such city, unless the mayor and a majority of the legislative body shall concur in such acceptance. The mayor shall also append to the certified copy of such bill a further certificate stating that the public notice provided for has been given, and if in a city of the second or third class, that a meeting of the legislative body has been held pursuant thereto, and that an opportunity for a public hearing concerning such bill has been offered pursuant to the provisions of the preceding sections, and such certificate shall be conclusive evidence thereof. Each certificate required under this section shall be under the seal of the city.
§ 34. Duties of clerk on return of mayor's certificate; indorsement on bill.- The clerk of the house in which such bill originated shall indorse upon the original bill to be presented to the governor, and upon the certified copy thereof to be transmitted to the mayor, the date of such transmission. Such clerk, if the certified copy of such bill is returned to the house in which the bill originated, or the governor, if such certified copy is
returned to him, shall indorse the date of such return upon such original bill and also upon such certified copy thereof. In every case in which a bill for a special city law has been accepted by the city or cities to which it relates, the certified copy or copies thereof transmitted to the mayor or mayors of such city or cities and returned by him or them, with the certifi cates indorsed thereon or appended thereto, shall be attached to the original bill and presented therewith to the governor.
§ 35. Expenses of hearing to be a city charge. The necessary expenses incurred by a city in complying with the requirements of this article shall be a city charge and shall be paid out of any fund or appropriation applicable thereto.
SENATE AND ASSEMBLY REAPPOR
CHAP. 59, LAWS OF 1909.
AN ACT in relation to the sovereignty, boundaries, survey, great seal and arms of the state, congressional districts, senate districts, and apportionment of the members of assembly of this state, and enumeration of the inhabitants of the state, constituting chapter fifty-seven of the consolidated laws.
Section 120. The Senate districts of this state, from and after July twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred and seven, shall consist as follows:
1. The first senate district shall consist of the counties of Suffolk and Nassau.
2. The second senate district shall consist of the county of Queens.
3. The third senate district shall consist of that part of the county of Kings within and bounded by a line beginning at Washington avenue and Wallabout canal, and running thence along Washington avenue to Flushing avenue, to Hall street, to Park avenue, to Carlton avenue, to Myrtle avenue, to Washington park, to DeKalb avenue, to Navy street, to Rockwell place, to Fulton street, to Hudson avenue, to Flatbush avenue, to Fourth avenue, to Bergen street, to Court street, to Third place, to Clinton street, to Huntington street, to