senate Bill S4579

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the requirements for individuals serving as town justice

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 12, 2013 signed chap.156
Jul 02, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 12, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.138
substituted for a6726
May 21, 2013 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 20, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 08, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 07, 2013 1st report cal.590
Apr 11, 2013 referred to local government

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S4579 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6726
Law Section:
Town Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §23, Town L; amd §3, Pub Off L

S4579 - Bill Texts

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Relates to requirements for individuals serving as town justice in the town of Lyndon, Cattaraugus county.

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BILL NUMBER:S4579

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the town law and the public officers
law, in relation to requirements for individuals serving as town
justice

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Relates to the requirements for
individuals service as town justice.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

Section 1 amends section 23 of the Town Law by adding a new
subdivision 26 to allow persons not electors of the Town of Lyndon to
perform the functions of Town Justice.

Section 2 amends section 3 of the public officers law by adding a new
subdivision 60 to allow a non-resident person to perform the functions
of Town Justice in the Town of Lyndon, provided that such person
resides in a Town which is in Cattaraugus County.

JUSTIFICATION: This legislation will allow the Town of Lyndon,
Cattaraugus County, to select the most qualified person to be the Town
Justice of the Town of Lyndon, provided that the person performing the
functions is a resident of any town within Cattaraugus County.

This legislation has been requested via Resolution
1,2013 adopted by a majority vote of the Lyndon Town Board.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to the State.

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
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4579

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 11, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  YOUNG  -- 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
  requirements for individuals serving as town justice

  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 26 to read as follows:
  26. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION,
IN THE TOWN OF  LYNDON,  IN  THE  COUNTY  OF  CATTARAUGUS,  THE  PERSONS
PERFORMING  THE  FUNCTIONS  OF TOWN JUSTICE NEED NOT BE ELECTORS OF SUCH
TOWN. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE PERSONS PERFORMING THE  FUNCTIONS  OF  TOWN
JUSTICE  IN  ANY OTHER TOWN SHALL BE ELECTORS OF SUCH TOWN UNLESS OTHER-
WISE PROVIDED BY LAW.
  S 2. Section 3 of the public officers law is amended by adding  a  new
subdivision 60 to read as follows:
  60.  IN  THE  TOWN  OF  LYNDON,  IN  THE  COUNTY  OF  CATTARAUGUS, 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 TOWN JUSTICE OF THE TOWN OF LYNDON, PROVIDED THAT SUCH PERSONS
RESIDES IN A TOWN WHICH IS  IN  THE  COUNTY  OF  CATTARAUGUS.  PROVIDED,
HOWEVER,  THE  PERSON  PERFORMING  THE  FUNCTIONS OF TOWN JUSTICE 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.
                                                           LBD10109-01-3

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