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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to judiciary|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S1165
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S1165 - Details
S1165 - Summary
Provides that the salaries of county, family and surrogate's court judges shall be the same as that of justices of the supreme court.
S1165 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1165 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the judiciary law, in relation to salaries of county court, family court and surrogate's court judges, and repealing certain provisions of such law relating thereto PURPOSE: This bill would eliminate the various pay scales and provide that all trial judges, at the county and supreme court level, receive the same salary. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 221-b states that the salary of justices of the supreme court and judges of the county, family, and surrogate courts shall be the same. JUSTIFICATION: This legislation would eliminate the judicial pay disparities that exist in New York State. There is no other state that has such a fractured and irrational compensation plan. For example, New York is the only state that pays its felony trial judges less than its civil court judges and New York is one of only a few states that pays its
S1165 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1165 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. BRESLIN, ADAMS, SAMPSON, SMITH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the judiciary law, in relation to salaries of county court, family court and surrogate's court judges, and repealing certain provisions of such law relating thereto THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 221-b of the judiciary law, as added by chapter 630 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows: S 221-b. Salary of justices of the supreme court AND JUDGES OF THE COUNTY, FAMILY AND SURROGATE COURTS. The annual salary of a justice of the supreme court AND EACH JUDGE OF A COUNTY, FAMILY AND SURROGATE'S COURT SHALL BE THE SAME AND shall be as follows: Justice AND JUDGE 136,700 S 2. Sections 221-d, 221-e, and 221-f of the judiciary law are REPEALED. S 3. This act shall take effect on the first of April next succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01805-01-3
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