senate Bill S7722

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the number of judges of the family court

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Jun 02, 2014 referred to rules

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S7722 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§121 & 131, Fam Ct Act

S7722 - Summary

Relates to the number of judges of the family court in certain counties.

S7722 - Sponsor Memo

S7722 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7722

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 2, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the family court act, in relation to the number of judg-
  es of the family court

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

  Section  1. Section 121 of the family court act, as amended by chapter
209 of the laws of 1990, is amended to read as follows:
  S 121. Number of judges. The family court within the city of New  York
shall  consist  of  [forty-four  judges  and, as of July first, nineteen
hundred ninety, shall consist of forty-five  judges  and,  as  of  April
first,  nineteen  hundred  ninety-one,  shall  consist  of  forty-seven]
FIFTY-SIX judges, EFFECTIVE JANUARY FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  FIFTEEN.  [At
least  one of the persons appointed to the office of judge of the family
court created by this section, shall be a  resident  of  the  county  of
Richmond  and  hereafter there] THERE shall be at least one family court
judge resident in each county of the city of New York.  [The  amount  of
compensation  for  such  new  family  court judges shall be equal to the
compensation payable to existing family court judges in the city of  New
York.]
  S  2.  Section  131 of the family court act is amended by adding a new
subdivision (u) to read as follows:
  (U) THERE SHALL BE AN ADDITIONAL FAMILY COURT JUDGE FOR  EACH  OF  THE
FOLLOWING  COUNTIES:   ALBANY, BROOME, CHAUTAUQUA, ERIE, MONROE, NASSAU,
ONEIDA, OSWEGO, SCHENECTADY, SUFFOLK AND WESTCHESTER.  THE  COMPENSATION
OF  EACH  SUCH  ADDITIONAL  FAMILY  COURT JUDGE SHALL BE THE SAME AS THE
COMPENSATION PAID TO EACH EXISTING FAMILY COURT JUDGE IN THE COUNTY  FOR
WHICH IT IS ESTABLISHED.
  S  3.  Section  131 of the family court act is amended by adding a new
subdivision (v) to read as follows:
  (V) THERE SHALL BE AN ADDITIONAL FAMILY COURT JUDGE FOR  EACH  OF  THE
FOLLOWING  COUNTIES:  DELAWARE, FRANKLIN AND WARREN. THE COMPENSATION OF
EACH SUCH ADDITIONAL FAMILY COURT JUDGE SHALL BE THE SAME AS THE COMPEN-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15483-01-4

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