senate Bill S6897

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the eligibility of certain town officers

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A9795 - Signed by Governor


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 01, 2012 signed chap.292
Jul 20, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1121
substituted for s6897
Jun 19, 2012 substituted by a9795
Jun 12, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jun 11, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jun 06, 2012 1st report cal.1121
Apr 04, 2012 referred to local government

S6897 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9795
Law Section:
Town Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §23, Town L; amd §3, Pub Off L

S6897 - Summary

Relates to the eligibility of certain town officers; relieves the town of Fishkill of residency requirements for the position of comptroller.

S6897 - Sponsor Memo

S6897 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6897

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 4, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SALAND -- 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
  the eligibility of certain town officers

  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 25 to read as follows:
  25. NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, IN  THE  TOWN  OF
FISHKILL,  DUTCHESS  COUNTY, THE PERSON PERFORMING THE FUNCTION OF COMP-
TROLLER NEED NOT BE AN ELECTOR OF  SUCH  TOWN.  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THE
PERSON  PERFORMING  THE FUNCTIONS OF COMPTROLLER 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 59 to read as follows:
  59. IN THE TOWN OF FISHKILL, IN THE COUNTY OF DUTCHESS, 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  FUNCTIONS  ARE
REQUIRED  TO  BE  EXERCISED, SHALL NOT PREVENT A PERSON FROM HOLDING THE
OFFICE OF COMPTROLLER OF THE TOWN OF FISHKILL, PROVIDED THAT SUCH PERSON
RESIDES IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE PERSON PERFORM-
ING THE FUNCTIONS OF COMPTROLLER IN ANY OTHER TOWN SHALL BE  A  RESIDENT
OF SUCH TOWN, UNLESS OTHERWISE PROVIDED BY LAW.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15252-01-2

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