|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Nov 21, 2014||signed chap.455|
|Nov 10, 2014||delivered to governor|
|Jun 18, 2014||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.1527
substituted for s7820
|Jun 18, 2014||substituted by a10022|
ordered to third reading cal.1527
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jun 12, 2014||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S7820Signed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A10022 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S7820 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Uniform City Court Act
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §2104, UCCA
S7820 - Summary
Provides for the selection of a city court judge for the city of Watertown and for the city of Kingston.
S7820 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7820 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the uniform city court act, in relation to selection of certain city court judges PURPOSE: To require the currently appointed full-time city court judge positions (that were previously part-time) in the City of Watertown and the City of Kingston to be converted into publicly elected offices by the residents of those cities. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 and Section 2 - removes the authority of the Mayor of Watertown and the Mayor of Kingston, respectively, to appoint city court judges to office. Section 3 - Provides that the full-time city court positions of Watertown and Kingston shall be filled through the public election process in accordance with the Uniform City Court Act upon the first occurrence of a vacancy in office, including the expiration of a term. Section 4 - Provides that this act shall take effect immediately. JUSTIFICATION: In 2013, A.6552B (Morelle) / S.4043B (Bonacic) - which became Chapter 548 of the Laws of 2013 - made modifications to many City Court judgeships including, in some instances, conversion of
S7820 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7820 I N S E N A T E June 12, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the uniform city court act, in relation to selection of certain city court judges THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph (i) of paragraph 1 of subdivision (e) of section 2104 of the uniform city court act, as amended by chapter 548 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: (i) by the mayor of the city for which the court on which he or she will serve has been established, with the advice and consent of the city council: part-time city court judge of Beacon, part-time city court judge of Corning, part-time city court judge of Cortland, part-time city court judge of Gloversville, city court judge of Glen Cove who serves in the office that on June first, two thousand one was an appointive office pursuant to this subparagraph, city court judge of Jamestown who serves in the office that was created during the calendar year commencing Janu- ary first, two thousand thirteen, part-time city court judge of Olean, city court judges of Plattsburgh, city court judge of Port Jervis who serves in the office that formerly was that of acting city court judge of Port Jervis, city court judges of Rye[,] AND THE city court judge of Salamanca who serves in the office that formerly was that of acting city court judge of Salamanca [and the city court judge of Watertown who serves in the office that on March thirty-first, two thousand fourteen was part-time]. S 2. The opening paragraph of subparagraph (iii) of paragraph 1 of subdivision (e) of section 2104 of the uniform city court act, as amended by chapter 548 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: by the mayor of the city for which the court on which he or she will serve has been established: city court judges of Cohoes, part-time city court judge of Dunkirk, part-time city court judge of Fulton, city court judge of Geneva who serves in the office that formerly was that of acting city court judge of Geneva, city court judge of Hornell who EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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