N.Y. Public Health Law Section 524
County laboratories

  • boards of managers
  • officers
  • meetings
  • compensation and expenses


Except in counties wherein the laboratory functions as a division of the county health department or wherein the board of managers has been abolished, the board of managers of each laboratory shall elect a chairman, vice chairman and a secretary.


The board of managers of each laboratory shall hold a meeting at least four times in each year, and at such other times as it may deem necessary.


Each member of the board of managers attending meetings of such board shall receive his actual and necessary expenses incident thereto, to be audited and paid in the same manner as other expenses of the laboratory.


Nothing contained in this section shall be construed to effect any change in the administration and organization of a county board of health which shall be vested with the powers and duties of a board of managers pursuant to subdivision five of section five hundred twenty-three of this chapter.

Source: Section 524 — County laboratories; boards of managers; officers; meetings; compensation and expenses, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/524 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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