senate Bill S6843

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases number of family court judges in Monroe county from six to eight

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Mar 18, 2014 referred to judiciary

S6843 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2732
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง131, Fam Ct Act
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5477
2009-2010: A3702

S6843 - Summary

Increases the number of family court judges in Monroe county from six to eight; provides that the additional judges shall be elected in November of 2015 and take office January 1, 2016.

S6843 - Sponsor Memo

S6843 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6843

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 18, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the family court act,  in  relation  to  increasing  the
  number of family court judges for the county of Monroe

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision (e) of section 131 of the family court act,  as
amended  by  chapter  178  of  the  laws  of 2000, is amended to read as
follows:
  (e) In the county of Monroe there shall be [six]  EIGHT  family  court
judges  and  the  number  of  such judges now existing in said county is
hereby increased accordingly; in the county of Erie there shall  be  six
family  court  judges and the number of such judges now existing in said
county is hereby increased accordingly. In the county  of  Albany  there
shall  be  a  total  of three family court judges and the number of such
judges now existing in such county is hereby increased accordingly.
  S  2. This act shall take effect immediately except  that  the  family
court  judges  provided  for  in  this act shall first be elected at the
general election to be held in  November,  2015  and  shall  first  take
office January 1, 2016.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05476-01-3

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