senate Bill S2276

2013-2014 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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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to judiciary
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 13, 2013 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 11, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1238
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 04, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 15, 2013 referred to judiciary

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Jun 11, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S2276
23
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committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 4, 2013 - Judiciary committee Vote

S2276
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committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2276 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1796
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Uniform City Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2104, UCCA
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7700, A10686

S2276 - 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:S2276

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 - S7700 - Passed Senate

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
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2276

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2013
                               ___________

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

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.
                                                           LBD00357-01-3

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