senate Bill S7479

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the town of Wallkill, county of Orange, to elect a third town justice

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  • 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
Aug 11, 2014 signed chap.274
Aug 01, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 10, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1134
substituted for s7479
Jun 10, 2014 substituted by a9443
Jun 03, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.1134
reported and committed to rules
May 15, 2014 referred to local government

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Jun 3, 2014 - Local Government committee Vote

S7479
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Jun 3, 2014

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Jun 3, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S7479
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
1
Excused
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Abstained
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S7479 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9443
Law Section:
Town Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง20, Town L

S7479 - Bill Texts

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Authorizes the town of Wallkill, county of Orange, to elect a third town justice.

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BILL NUMBER:S7479

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the town law, in relation to providing
for the election of a third town justice in the town of Wallkill in the
county of Orange

PURPOSE: Authorizes the town of Wallkill, in Orange County, to elect a
third town justice.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1:Amends subdivision 1 of section 20 of the Town Law by adding a
new paragraph (p) which authorizes the Town of Wallkill to adopt a
resolution, subject to permissive referendum, to have a third town
justice.

Section 2:Effective date.

JUSTIFICATION: This bill has been introduced at the request of the Town
of Wallkill. Currently, the Town of Wallkill Court is the seventh busi-
est justice court in New York State, generating approximately $2.4
million annual revenue. The Town believes it is necessary to create
another town justice position to help manage the Court's case-load and
better serve people who have dealings with the court.

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
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7479

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the town law, in relation to providing for the  election
  of  a  third  town  justice  in  the town of Wallkill in the county of
  Orange

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 1 of section 20 of the town law is amended by
adding a new paragraph (p) to read as follows:
  (P) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF ANY GENERAL,  SPECIAL  OR  LOCAL
LAW  TO  THE CONTRARY, THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF WALLKILL, COUNTY OF
ORANGE MAY ADOPT A RESOLUTION, SUBJECT TO  A  PERMISSIVE  REFERENDUM  AS
PROVIDED  BY ARTICLE SEVEN OF THIS CHAPTER, AT LEAST SIXTY DAYS PRIOR TO
ANY REGULAR OR SPECIAL ELECTION DETERMINING THAT SUCH  TOWN  SHALL  HAVE
THREE  TOWN  JUSTICES. IF THE TOWN BOARD OF SUCH TOWN SHALL HAVE ADOPTED
SUCH A RESOLUTION AND NO PETITION SHALL HAVE BEEN FILED WITHIN THE  TIME
SPECIFIED  FOR  A REFERENDUM THEREON, OR IF A MAJORITY OF THE VOTES CAST
ON ANY SUCH PROPOSITION SUBMITTED TO THE VOTE OF THE ELECTORS BE IN  THE
AFFIRMATIVE,  THE  ELECTORS  OF  SUCH TOWN SHALL ELECT AT THE SUCCEEDING
GENERAL ELECTION A TOWN JUSTICE WHO SHALL TAKE OFFICE FOR A TERM OF FOUR
YEARS BEGINNING ON THE FIRST DAY OF JANUARY NEXT SUCCEEDING SUCH BIENNI-
AL TOWN ELECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14841-01-4

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