S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 9, 2013
Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY
proposing an amendment to section 26 of article 6 of the constitution,
in relation to authorizing district court judges to serve as family
Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That subdivision h of
section 26 of article 6 of the constitution be amended to read as
h. A judge of the district court in any county may perform the duties
of office or hold court in any county and may be temporarily assigned to
the county court in the judicial department of his or her residence or
to a court for the city of New York established pursuant to section
fifteen of this article or to the district court in any county OR TO THE
FAMILY COURT IN THE JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF HIS OR HER RESIDENCE.
S 2. RESOLVED (if the Assembly concur), That the foregoing amendment
be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the
next succeeding general election of members of the assembly, and, in
conformity with section 1 of article 19 of the constitution, be
published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.