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File #: Int 1045-2009    Version: * Name: Budgets of the Public Advocate, Comptroller, Conflict of Interest Board, and the Civilian Complaint Review board.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Finance
On agenda: 7/29/2009
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter in relation to the budgets of the Public Advocate, Comptroller, Conflict of Interest Board, and the Civilian Complaint Review Board.
Sponsors: Bill De Blasio, Gale A. Brewer, Letitia James, John C. Liu, Annabel Palma, Larry B. Seabrook, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr.
Council Member Sponsors: 7
Attachments: 1. Cover Sheet

Int. No. 1045

 

By Council Members de Blasio, Brewer, James, Liu, Palma, Seabrook and Comrie

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter in relation to the budgets of the Public Advocate, Comptroller, Conflict of Interest Board, and the Civilian Complaint Review Board.

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1.  Section 24 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new subdivision (o) to read as follows:

o. The public advocate shall, not later than March tenth of each year, approve and submit to the mayor detailed itemized estimates of the financial needs of the public advocate for the ensuing fiscal year. Such estimates shall be comprised of at least one personal service unit of appropriation and at least one other than personal service unit of appropriation. The mayor shall include such estimates in the executive budget without revision, but with such recommendations as the mayor may deem proper. Upon inclusion in the executive budget, the budget submitted by the public advocate shall be adopted pursuant to such provisions of chapter ten of this charter as are applicable to the operating budget of the council.

                                   §2.  Chapter 5 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new section 91-a to read as follows:

91-a.  Operating budget of the comptroller.  The comptroller shall, not later than March tenth of each year, approve and submit to the mayor detailed itemized estimates of the financial needs of the comptroller for the ensuing fiscal year. Such estimates shall be comprised of at least one personal service unit of appropriation and at least one other than personal service unit of appropriation. The mayor shall include such estimates in the executive budget without revision, but with such recommendations as the mayor may deem proper. Upon inclusion in the executive budget, the budget submitted by the comptroller shall be adopted pursuant to such provisions of chapter ten of this charter as are applicable to the operating budget of the council.

                     §3.  Section 2602 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new subdivision (i) to read as follows:

 i. The board shall, not later than March tenth of each year, approve and submit to the mayor detailed itemized estimates of the financial needs of the board for the ensuing fiscal year. Such estimates shall be comprised of at least one personal service unit of appropriation and at least one other than personal service unit of appropriation. The mayor shall include such estimates in the executive budget without revision, but with such recommendations as the mayor may deem proper. Upon inclusion in the executive budget, the budget submitted by the board shall be adopted pursuant to such provisions of chapter ten of this charter as are applicable to the operating budget of the council.

                     §4.  Paragraph 5 of subdivision c of section 440 of the New York city charter, as amended by vote of the electors on November 7, 1989, is amended to read as follows:

  5. The appropriations available to pay for the expenses of the civilian complaint review board during each fiscal year shall not be less than thirty six hundredths percentum of the appropriations available to pay for the expenses of the police department during such fiscal year.  The board is authorized, within appropriations available therefor, to appoint such employees as are necessary to exercise its powers and fulfill its duties. The board shall employ civilian investigators to investigate all complaints.

 §5.  This local law shall become effective immediately after it shall be approved

by the voters of the city at the next general election held after its enactment.

 

 

 

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