senate Bill S7182

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the solemnization of marriage by certain officials on an Indian reservation

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A9315 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 21, 2014 signed chap.450
Nov 10, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1538
substituted for s7182
Jun 18, 2014 substituted by a9315
ordered to third reading cal.1538
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 02, 2014 referred to judiciary

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S7182 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9315
Law Section:
Domestic Relations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11, Dom Rel L; amd §4, Indian L

S7182 - Summary

Provides that a judge or peacemaker judge of any Indian tribal court, a chief, a headman, or any member of any tribal body of any nation, tribe or band of Indians in this state, duly designated for purpose of officiating at marriages, may solemnize a marriage.

S7182 - Sponsor Memo

S7182 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7182

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the domestic  relations  law  and  the  Indian  law,  in
  relation to solemnization of marriage by certain officials on an Indi-
  an reservation

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

  Section 1. Section 11 of the domestic  relations  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 3-a to read as follows:
  3-A.  A JUDGE OR PEACEMAKER JUDGE OF ANY INDIAN TRIBAL COURT, A CHIEF,
A HEADMAN, OR ANY MEMBER OF ANY TRIBAL COUNCIL OR OTHER  GOVERNING  BODY
OF ANY NATION, TRIBE OR BAND OF INDIANS IN THIS STATE DULY DESIGNATED BY
SUCH  BODY  FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF OFFICIATING AT MARRIAGES, OR ANY OTHER
PERSONS DULY DESIGNATED BY SUCH BODY, IN KEEPING WITH  THE  CULTURE  AND
TRADITIONS  OF  ANY SUCH NATION, TRIBE OR BAND OF INDIANS IN THIS STATE,
TO OFFICIATE AT MARRIAGES.
  S 2. Subdivision 6 of section 11 of the  domestic  relations  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  39  of  the  laws  of  1991, is amended to read as
follows:
  6. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this article to the contra-
ry no marriage shall be solemnized by a public officer specified in this
section, other than a judge of a federal district court for  the  north-
ern,  southern,  eastern or western district of New York, a judge of the
United States court of international trade, a federal administrative law
judge presiding in this state, a judge or justice of the  unified  court
system  of this [State] STATE, a housing judge of the civil court of the
city of New York, or a retired judge or justice  of  the  unified  court
system  or a retired housing judge of the civil court certified pursuant
to paragraph (k) of subdivision two of section two hundred twelve of the
judiciary law, NOR BY  ANY  OF  THE  PERSONS  SPECIFIED  IN  SUBDIVISION
THREE-A  OF  THIS SECTION, outside the territorial jurisdiction in which
he or she was elected [or], appointed OR DULY DESIGNATED.  Such a public

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13654-01-4

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