senate Bill S5466

Relates to city court judges in the city of Lockport

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  • 24 / May / 2011
    • REFERRED TO JUDICIARY
  • 07 / Jun / 2011
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.1083
  • 13 / Jun / 2011
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 14 / Jun / 2011
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 24 / Jun / 2011
    • COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 04 / Jan / 2012
    • REFERRED TO JUDICIARY

Summary

Relates to city court judges in the city of Lockport; abolishes a part-time judge position and replaces it with a full-time judge position.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8161
Versions:
S5466
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Uniform City Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2104, UCCA; rpld ยง221-i 49th unnum cl, Judy L

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S5466

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the uniform city court act, in relation to judges of the city
courts in the city of Lockport and to repeal certain provisions of the
judiciary law relating thereto

PURPOSE:
This Bill is being introduced at the request of the City of Lockport
to allow for a second full time city court judge, where currently one
full time and one part time judge are allowed.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
This bill amends paragraph 27 of subdivision D of section 2104 of the
uniform city court act, as amended by chapter 493 of the laws of 2006
to strike one and one part-time judge for the City of Lockport and
replace it with two full-time.

JUSTIFICATION:
This bill has been requested by the City of Lockport, in order to keep
up with the volume of cases that come through its City court.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
This is a new bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None to state.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5466

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 24, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the uniform city court act, in relation to judges of the
  city courts in the city of Lockport and to repeal  certain  provisions
  of the judiciary law relating thereto

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraph 27 of subdivision (d)  of  section  2104  of  the
uniform  city  court act, as amended by chapter 493 of the laws of 2006,
is amended to read as follows:
   27   Lockport, [one] TWO full-time [and one part-time];
  S 2. The opening paragraph of subparagraph (iii)  of  paragraph  1  of
subdivision  (e)  of  section  2104  of  the  uniform city court act, as
amended by chapter 493 of the laws  of  2006,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  by  the  mayor of the city for which the court on which he or she will
serve has been established: part-time city court  judge  of  Binghamton,
city  court  judges  of  Cohoes,  part-time city court judge of Dunkirk,
part-time city court judge of Fulton, city court  judge  of  Geneva  who
serves  in  the office that formerly was that of acting city court judge
of Geneva, city court judge of Hornell who serves  in  the  office  that
formerly  was  that  of  acting  city court judge of Hornell, city court
judge of Hudson who serves in the  office  that  formerly  was  that  of
acting  city  court judge of Hudson, part-time city court judge of King-
ston, part-time city court judge of  Lackawanna,  city  court  judge  of
Little  Falls  who serves in the office that formerly was that of acting
CITY court judge of Little Falls, [part-time city court judge  of  Lock-
port],  city  court judge of Mechanicville who serves in the office that
formerly was that of acting city court judge of Mechanicville, part-time
city court judge of Middletown, part-time  city  court  judge  of  Mount
Vernon,  part-time  city  court judge of New Rochelle and full-time city

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11512-01-1

S. 5466                             2

court judge of such city who serves in the  office  created  during  the
calendar year commencing January first, two thousand one, part-time city
court  judge  of  North Tonawanda, part-time city court judge of Ogdens-
burg,  city court judge of Oneida who serves in the office that formerly
was that of acting city court judge  of  Oneida,  city  court  judge  of
Oneonta  who  serves in the office that formerly was that of acting city
court judge of Oneonta, part-time city court judge of Oswego, city court
judges of Poughkeepsie, city court judge of Rensselaer who serves in the
office that formerly was that of acting city court judge of  Rensselaer,
part-time  city  court  judge  of Saratoga Springs, part-time city court
judge of Tonawanda and city court judge of Watervliet who serves in  the
office  that formerly was that of acting city court judge of Watervliet.
Provided, however, the following special provisions shall be  applicable
in the city of Poughkeepsie:
  S  3. The 49th unnumbered clause of section 221-i of the judiciary law
is REPEALED.
  S 4. Transition. (a) Upon the effective date of this act, the position
of part-time judge of the Lockport city court shall be abolished and  be
replaced  by  a  full-time judgeship. Any person serving in the position
abolished hereby on the date of its abolition shall continue in  service
in  the  full-time judgeship that replaces it until the thirty-first day
of December next following the date on which such term of  office  would
otherwise expire.
  (b)  Upon the first occurrence of a vacancy in the office of full-time
city court judge of the city of Lockport established by subdivision  (a)
of  this  section,  the  office  shall  be filled by election for a term
commencing the first day of January next after the election.
  S 5. This act shall take  effect  on  the  first  day  of  April  next
succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.

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