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File #: Int 0458-2006    Version: * Name: Compensation of the mayor, public advocate, members of the city council, borough presidents, comptroller and district attorneys.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 10/25/2006
Enactment date: 12/5/2006 Law number: 2006/051
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to compensation of the mayor, public advocate, members of the city council, borough presidents, comptroller and district attorneys.
Sponsors: Christine C. Quinn, Joel Rivera, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Bill De Blasio, Lewis A. Fidler, Inez E. Dickens, Simcha Felder, James S. Oddo, Michael C. Nelson, Helen Sears, Robert Jackson
Council Member Sponsors: 11
Attachments: 1. Press Release 10/25/06, 2. Committee Report 11/8/06, 3. Hearing Transcript 11/8/06, 4. Committee Report 11/15/06, 5. Hearing Transcript 11/15/06, 6. Committee Report - Stated Meeting 11/15/06, 7. Fisal Impact Statement, 8. Press Release 11/15/06, 9. Proposed Amendment to Int. No. 458 (Defeated by Committee), 10. Local Law, 11. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11/15/06
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/5/2006*Christine C. Quinn City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/5/2006*Christine C. Quinn Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/5/2006*Christine C. Quinn Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/15/2006*Christine C. Quinn City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/15/2006*Christine C. Quinn City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/15/2006*Christine C. Quinn Committee on Governmental Operations Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/15/2006*Christine C. Quinn Committee on Governmental Operations Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/15/2006*Christine C. Quinn Committee on Governmental Operations Defeated by CommitteeFail Action details Meeting details Not available
11/15/2006*Christine C. Quinn Committee on Governmental Operations Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/15/2006*Christine C. Quinn Committee on Governmental Operations Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/8/2006*Christine C. Quinn Committee on Governmental Operations Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/8/2006*Christine C. Quinn Committee on Governmental Operations Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/25/2006*Christine C. Quinn City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/25/2006*Christine C. Quinn City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 458
 
By the Speaker (Council Member Quinn) and Council Members Rivera, Comrie, de Blasio, Fidler, Dickens, Felder, Oddo, Nelson, Sears and Jackson
 
 
A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to compensation of the mayor, public advocate, members of the city council, borough presidents, comptroller and district attorneys.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
      Section 1.  Section 4 of the New York city charter, as amended by local law number 41 for the year 1999, is amended to read as follows:
      §4.      Election term; salary.  The mayor shall be elected at the general election in the year nineteen hundred sixty-five and every fourth year thereafter.  The mayor shall hold office for a term of four years commencing on the first day of January after each such election.  The salary of the mayor shall be [one hundred ninety-five] two hundred twenty-five thousand dollars a year.
      §2.      Subdivisions a and b of section 26 of the New York city charter, as amended by local law number 41 for the year 1999, are amended to read as follows:
      a.      The salary of the public advocate shall be one hundred [fifty] sixty-five thousand dollars a year.
      b.      The salary of each council member shall be [ninety] one hundred twelve  thousand five hundred dollars a year.  In addition any council member, while serving as a committee chairperson or other officer of the council, may also be paid, in addition to such salary, an allowance fixed by resolution, after a hearing, for the particular and additional services pertaining to the additional duties of such position.
      §3.      Subdivision c of section 81 of the New York city charter, as amended by local law number 41 for the year 1999, is amended to read as follows:
      c.      The salary of the borough president shall be one hundred [thirty-five] sixty thousand dollars a year.
      §4.      Section 91 of the New York city charter, as amended by local law number 27 for the year 2002, is amended to read as follows:
      §91.      Election; term; salary.  The comptroller shall be elected by the electors of the city at the same time and for the same terms as in this charter prescribed for the mayor.  A comptroller who resigns or is removed from office prior to completion of a full term shall be deemed to have served a full term for purposes of section 1138 of the charter.  The salary of the comptroller shall be one hundred [sixty] eighty-five thousand dollars a year.  
      §5.      Section eleven hundred twenty-five of the New York city charter, as amended by local law number 41 for the year 1999, is amended to read as follows:
      §1125.        Salaries of the district attorneys:  Each of the district attorneys of the counties of New York Bronx, Kings, Queens and Richmond shall receive an annual salary equal to the compensation received by a justice of the supreme court in the county in which such district attorney has been elected and is serving, or one hundred [fifty] ninety thousand dollars a year, whichever is greater.
      §6.      Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the Mayor shall not be required to appoint a quadrennial advisory commission for the review of compensation levels of elected officials in 2007.
      §7.      This local law shall take effect forty-five days after adoption and shall be deemed in full force and effect as of November 1, 2006.
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