|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to judiciary|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S29
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S29 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- New York City Civil Court Act
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §110, NYC Civ Ct Act
S29 - Summary
Provides that housing judges of the New York city civil court shall be elected for terms of ten years and provides for increased compensation.
S29 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S29 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the New York city civil court act, in relation to judges of the New York city housing part PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Judges serving in the New York City housing part of the City's Civil Court currently are appointed to 5 year terms. This Bill would provide for the direct election of those judges to 10 year terms. The bill would give electors in New York City direct participation in the selection of the judges in this court. JUSTIFICATION: The bills change in the selection process would give a franchise to the public. PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New. FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
S29 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 29 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the New York city civil court act, in relation to judges of the New York city housing part THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 110 of the New York city civil court act, as added by chapter 982 of the laws of 1972, subdivisions (a) and (l) as amended, subdivision (n) as relettered and subdivision (o) as added by chapter 849 of the laws of 1977, paragraph 9 of subdivision (a) as amended by chapter 309 of the laws of 1978, subdivision (c) as amended by chapter 701 of the laws of 1973, subdivision (e) as amended by chapter 528 of the laws of 1984, subdivision (f) as amended by chapter 64 of the laws of 2007, subdivision (g) as amended by chapter 488 of the laws of 2010, subdivision (h) as amended by chapter 524 of the laws of 2005, subdivi- sion (i) as amended by chapter 310 of the laws of 1978, subdivision (m) as amended by chapter 664 of the laws of 1978, paragraph 3 of subdivi- sion (m) as amended by chapter 524 of the laws of 1980, subdivision (n) as added by chapter 704 of the laws of 1973 and subdivision (p) as added by chapter 95 of the laws of 1989, is amended to read as follows: S 110. Housing part. (a) A part of the court shall be devoted to actions and proceedings involving the enforcement of state and local laws for the establishment and maintenance of housing standards, includ- ing, but not limited to, the multiple dwelling law and the housing main- tenance code, building code and health code of the administrative code of the city of New York, as follows: (1) Actions for the imposition and collection of civil penalties for the violation of such laws. (2) Actions for the collection of costs, expenses and disbursements incurred by the city of New York in the elimination or correction of a EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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