senate Bill S4934

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to retirement of judges and justices

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Feb 11, 2014 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 13, 2014 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 08, 2014 referred to judiciary
Jun 18, 2013 opinion referred to judiciary
Jun 04, 2013 to attorney-general for opinion
reported and committed to finance
May 01, 2013 referred to judiciary

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Jun 4, 2013 - Judiciary committee Vote

S4934
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
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Excused
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S4934 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7969
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 6 §25, add §36-d, Constn

S4934 - Summary

Relates to retirement of judges and justices.

S4934 - Sponsor Memo

S4934 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4934

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. BONACIC -- (at request of the Office of Court Admin-
  istration) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed  to  be
  committed to the Committee on Judiciary

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing  an amendment to article 6 of the constitution, in relation to
  retirement of judges and justices

  Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That  subdivision  b  of
section  25  of  article  6  of  the  constitution be amended to read as
follows:
  b. Each judge of the court of appeals[,] SHALL RETIRE ON THE LAST  DAY
OF  DECEMBER  IN  THE YEAR IN WHICH HE OR SHE REACHES THE AGE OF SEVENTY
AND EACH justice of the supreme court, judge of  the  court  of  claims,
judge  of the county court, judge of the surrogate's court, judge of the
family court, judge of a court for the  city  of  New  York  established
pursuant to section fifteen of this article [and], judge of the district
court  AND  JUDGE  OF  A  CITY  COURT OUTSIDE THE CITY OF NEW YORK shall
retire on the last day of December in  the  year  in  which  he  or  she
reaches the age of [seventy] SEVENTY-FOUR. Each such former judge of the
court of appeals and justice of the supreme court may thereafter perform
the  duties  of  a  justice of the supreme court, with power to hear and
determine actions and proceedings, provided, however, that it  shall  be
certificated  in  the  manner  provided by law that the services of such
judge or justice are necessary to expedite the business of the court and
that he or she is mentally and physically able and competent to  perform
the  full  duties  of such office. Any such certification shall be valid
for a term of two years and may be extended as provided by law for addi-
tional terms of two years. A retired judge or  justice  shall  serve  no
longer  than  until  the last day of December in the year in which he or
she reaches the age of [seventy-six] EIGHTY. A retired judge or  justice
shall  be subject to assignment by the appellate division of the supreme
court of the judicial department of his or her residence.   Any  retired
justice  of the supreme court who had been designated to and served as a

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

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