New York General Municipal Law - GMU

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  • Article 1. Short Title;  Definitions
  • Article 2. General Municipal Finances
  • Article 3. Report of Financial Condition
  • Article 3-A. Cooperative Investments
  • Article 4. Negligence and Malfeasance of Public Officers;  Taxpayers' Remedies
  • Article 5. Powers, Limitations, and Liabilities
  • Article 5-A. Public Contracts
  • Article 5-B. Common Water Supplies
  • Article 5-C. Water Supply
  • Article 5-D. Sewage Disposal
  • Article 5-E. Drainage
  • Article 5-F. Common Drainage Facilities
  • Article 5-G. Municipal Cooperation
  • Article 5-H. Projects Relating to the Use of Atmospheric Water Resources
  • Article 5-I. Mass Transportation and Airport and Aviation Facilities
  • Article 5-J. Intermunicipal Cooperation;  Shared Services
  • Article 5-K. Historic Preservation
  • Article 5-L. Municipal Sustainable Energy Loan Program
  • Article 6. Public Health and Safety
  • Article 7. Trusts for Parks and Libraries in Villages and Towns
  • Article 7-A. Burial of Veterans and Their Families;  Certain Permit Requirements
  • Article 8. Cemeteries
  • Article 9. Regulation of Use of Bicycles and Similar Vehicles
  • Article 9-A. Local Option for Conduct of Games of Chance by Certain Organizations
  • Article 10. Firemen and Policemen
  • Article 11. Acquisition of Lands by the United States
  • Article 11-A. Service Award Programs
  • Article 11-AA. Defined Contribution Service Award Programs for Volunteer Ambulance Workers
  • Article 11-AAA. Defined Benefit Service Award Program for Volunteer Ambulance Workers
  • Article 11-AAAA. Supplemental Service Awards for Volunteer Ambulance Workers and Firefighters
  • Article 12. Railroad Aid Bonds
  • Article 12-A. City and Village Planning Commissions
  • Article 12-B. County Planning Boards and Regional Planning Councils
  • Article 12-C. Intergovernmental Relations Councils
  • Article 12-D. Commissions on Human Rights
  • Article 12-E. Narcotic Guidance Council
  • Article 12-F. Conservation Advisory Councils and Conservation Boards
  • Article 12-G. Landlord-Tenant Relations Council
  • Article 12-H. Councils on the Disabled
  • Article 13. Playgrounds and Neighborhood Recreation Centers
  • Article 13-A. Lost and Found Property
  • Article 13-B. Picnic Parks and/or Roadside Rest Areas
  • Article 13-BB. Adopt-A-Municipal Park, Shoreline or Roadway Programs
  • Article 13-C. Establishment or Extension of Residential or Recreational Areas in the Lake George Park
  • Article 13-D. Community Facilities and Programs for the Elderly
  • Article 14. Airports and Landing Fields
  • Article 14-A. Gas and Electric Service
  • Article 14-AA. School District Exploration for Natural Gas Fields
  • Article 14-B. Traffic Violations Bureaus
  • Article 14-BB. Bureaus of Administrative Adjudication
  • Article 14-C. Revenue-Producing Undertakings
  • Article 14-D. Jails
  • Article 14-E. Display of Flag at Public Meetings
  • Article 14-EE. Display of Flag on Uniforms
  • Article 14-F. Sewer Rent Law
  • Article 14-G. Interlocal Agreements with Governmental Units of Other States
  • Article 14-H. Local Option for Conduct of Bingo by Certain Organizations
  • Article 15. Urban Renewal
  • Article 15-A. Municipal Urban Renewal Agencies, Organization and Powers
  • Article 15-B. Municipal Urban Renewal Agencies, Created
  • Article 15-C. Grievance Procedure for Municipal Employees
  • Article 16. Urban Development Action Area Act
  • Article 16-A. Long Island Workforce Housing Act
  • Article 17. Municipal Annexation Law
  • Article 17-A. Consolidation and Dissolution of Local Government
  • Article 18. Conflicts of Interest of Municipal Officers and Employees
  • Article 18-A. Industrial Development
  • Article 18-B. New York State Empire Zones
  • Article 18-C. Municipal Redevelopment Law
  • Article 19. Foreign Trade Zone Authority
  • Article 19-A. Business Improvement Districts
  • Article 19-B. Municipal Theme Districts
  • Article 20. Laws Repealed;  When to Take Effect

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