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File #: SLR 0021-2004    Version: * Name: Providing for a referendum of the people of the borough of Staten Island regarding separation from the city of New York (S.2727)
Type: SLR Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on State and Federal Legislation
On agenda: 2/4/2004
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: State Legislation Resolution requesting the New York State Legislature to pass a bill introduced by Senator Kruger, S.2727, “AN ACT to amend chapter 773 of the laws of 1989 relating to providing for a referendum of the people of the borough of Staten Island regarding separation from the city of New York, in relation to the application of such chapter, the creation of a state-city commission to study the consequences of the separation of the borough of Staten Island from the city of New York, and to provide for a referendum of the people of the city of New York; to amend chapter 17 of the laws of 1990 amending chapter 773 of the laws of 1989 relating to the application of such chapter providing for a referendum of the people of the borough of Staten Island, in relation to legislative intent; and to repeal section 7 of chapter 773 of the laws of 1989 relating to providing for a referendum of the people of the borough of Staten Island regarding separation from the city of New York, in rel...
Sponsors: Joel Rivera
Council Member Sponsors: 1

State Legislation Resolution No. 21

 

 

State Legislation Resolution requesting the New York State Legislature to pass a bill introduced by Senator Kruger, S.2727, “AN ACT to amend chapter 773 of the laws of 1989 relating to providing for a referendum of the people of the borough of Staten Island regarding separation from the city of New York, in relation to the application of such chapter, the creation of a state-city commission to study the consequences of the separation of the borough of Staten Island from the city of New York, and to provide for a referendum of the people of the city of New York; to amend chapter 17 of the laws of 1990 amending chapter 773 of the laws of 1989 relating to the application of such chapter providing for a referendum of the people of the borough of Staten Island, in relation to legislative intent; and to repeal section 7 of chapter 773 of the laws of 1989 relating to providing for a referendum of the people of the borough of Staten Island regarding separation from the city of New York, in relation to severability”.

 

By Council Member Rivera

 

                     Whereas, a bill has been introduced in the New York State Legislature by Senator Kruger, S.2727, “AN ACT to amend chapter 773 of the laws of 1989 relating to providing for a referendum of the people of the borough of Staten Island regarding separation from the city of New York, in relation to the application of such chapter, the creation of a state-city commission to study the consequences of the separation of the borough of Staten Island from the city of New York, and to provide for a referendum of the people of the city of New York; to amend chapter 17 of the laws of 1990 amending chapter 773 of the laws of 1989 relating to the application of such chapter providing for a referendum of the people of the borough of Staten Island, in relation to legislative intent; and to repeal section 7 of chapter 773 of the laws of 1989 relating to providing for a referendum of the people of the borough of Staten Island regarding separation from the city of New York, in relation to severability”; and

 

Whereas, the enactment of the above State Legislation requires the concurrence of the Council of the City of New York as the local legislative body; now, therefore, be it

 

                     Resolved, that the Council of the City of New York, in accordance with the provisions of Section 2 of Article 9 of the Constitution of the State of New York, does hereby request the New York State Legislature to enact into law the aforesaid pending bill.

 

                     Referred to the Committee on State and Federal Legislation.