senate Bill S7700

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes a third judgeship in the city court of the city of Newburgh, to adjudicate quality of life violations and landlord/tenant disputes

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Jun 20, 2012 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1444
Jun 14, 2012 referred to rules

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S7700 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10686
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Uniform City Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2104, UCCA

S7700 - Bill Texts

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Establishes a third judgeship in the city court of the city of Newburgh, to adjudicate quality of life violations and landlord/tenant disputes.

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BILL NUMBER:S7700

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the uniform city court act, in relation to establishing an
additional office of city judge in the city of Newburgh, in the county
of Orange

PURPOSE:
To allow for a third full-time city court judge in the city of
Newburgh, where currently two full-time judges are allowed.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1: establishes a third full-time city of Newburgh city court
judge.
Section 2: the new office of city court judge will be first filled at
the next general election at which it can be filled for a full term
commencing January 1st and such judge shall hear and adjudicate
quality of life violations.
Section 3: Effective date.

EXISTING LAW:
Under current law the city of Newburgh has two full-time city court
judges.

JUSTIFICATION:
This legislation was requested by the city of Newburgh, in order to
keep up with the volume of cases that come through its city court. A
third full time city court judge focused on quality of life issues
will help ensure the success of the city of Newburgh's overall
community improvement strategy by strengthening the city's code
enforcement process.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2012 - New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
To be determined.

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
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7700

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 14, 2012
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the uniform city court act, in relation to  establishing
  an  additional  office  of  city judge in the city of Newburgh, in the
  county of Orange

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  32  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:
     32   Newburgh, [two] THREE full-time;
  S 2. The new office of city court judge in the city of Newburgh estab-
lished pursuant to this act shall:
  (a)  first be filled by election at the next general election at which
it can be filled for a full term to commence January first  next  there-
after; and
  (b)  hear  and adjudicate causes of action relating to quality of life
violations including, but  not  limited  to,  housing,  building,  fire,
zoning,   health,  waste  collection,  sidewalk,  agricultural  and  air
pollution infractions; and landlord/tenant disputes.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately; provided that  no  change
in  the  number of judges, as provided in section one of this act, shall
take effect until authorized pursuant to subdivision (a) of section  two
of this act.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16267-01-2

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