S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
January 8, 2014
Introduced by Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
AN ACT to amend the town law and the public officers law, in relation to
authorizing the building inspector in the town of Wheatfield, county
of Niagara, to reside outside such town
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 23 of the town law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 28 to read as follows:
28. NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, IN THE TOWN OF
WHEATFIELD, NIAGARA COUNTY, THE PERSON PERFORMING THE FUNCTIONS OF
BUILDING INSPECTOR NEED NOT BE AN ELECTOR OF SUCH TOWN. PROVIDED, HOWEV-
ER, THE PERSON PERFORMING THE FUNCTIONS OF BUILDING INSPECTOR IN ANY
OTHER TOWN SHALL BE AN ELECTOR OF SUCH TOWN, UNLESS OTHERWISE PROVIDED
BY AN ACT OF THE STATE LEGISLATURE.
S 2. Section 3 of the public officers law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 62 to read as follows:
62. IN THE TOWN OF WHEATFIELD, IN THE COUNTY OF NIAGARA, THE
PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION REQUIRING A PERSON TO BE A RESIDENT OF THE
POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OF THE STATE FOR WHICH HE
OR SHE SHALL BE CHOSEN, OR WITHIN WHICH HIS OR HER OFFICIAL FUNCTION IS
REQUIRED TO BE EXERCISED, SHALL NOT PREVENT A PERSON FROM HOLDING THE
OFFICE OF BUILDING INSPECTOR OF THE TOWN OF WHEATFIELD; PROVIDED THAT
SAID PERSON RESIDES IN THE COUNTY IN WHICH SUCH TOWN IS LOCATED OR AN
ADJOINING COUNTY WITHIN THE STATE OF NEW YORK.
S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.