senate Bill S68010

Signed By Governor
2009-2010 Legislative Session

Establishes a special commission on judicial compensation, and provides for their powers and duties and provides periodic salary increases to state officers

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 10, 2010 signed chap.567
Dec 01, 2010 delivered to governor
Nov 29, 2010 returned to senate
passed assembly
message of necessity - 3 day message
ordered to third reading rules cal.6
substituted for a42010
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
message of necessity
ordered to third reading cal.5
referred to rules

S68010 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A42010
Law Section:
Judiciary

S68010 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a special commission on judicial compensation, and provides for their powers and duties and provides periodic salary increases to state officers.

S68010 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S68010 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   10

                       Third Extraordinary Session

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            November 29, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of the Governor) -- read
  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
  Committee on Rules

AN ACT in relation to establishing a special commission on compensation,
  and providing for their powers and duties;  and  to  provide  periodic
  salary increases to state officers

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

  Section 1. (a) On the first of April of every fourth year,  commencing
April  1, 2011, there shall be established for such year a commission on
judicial compensation to examine, evaluate and make recommendations with
respect to adequate levels of compensation and non-salary  benefits  for
judges  and  justices  of  the  state-paid  courts  of the unified court
system.  In accordance with the provisions of this section, the  commis-
sion shall:
  (i) examine the prevailing adequacy of pay levels and non-salary bene-
fits received by the judges and justices of the state-paid courts of the
unified  court  system and housing judges of the civil court of the city
of New York and determine whether any of such pay levels warrant adjust-
ment; and
  (ii) determine whether, for any of the four years  commencing  on  the
first of April of such years, following the year in which the commission
is  established,  the annual salaries for the judges and justices of the
state-paid courts of the unified court system and housing judges of  the
civil court of the city of New York warrant adjustment.
  In  discharging  its responsibilities under paragraphs (i) and (ii) of
this subdivision, the commission shall take into account all appropriate
factors including, but not limited to:  the  overall  economic  climate;
rates  of  inflation;  changes  in public-sector spending; the levels of
compensation and  non-salary  benefits  received  by  judges,  executive
branch  officials  and  legislators  of  other states and of the federal

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD12081-06-0

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