|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 26, 2014||signed chap.44|
|Jun 23, 2014||delivered to governor|
|Jun 20, 2014||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.1574
substituted for s7883
|Jun 20, 2014||substituted by a10139|
|Jun 18, 2014||ordered to third reading cal.1574|
|Jun 16, 2014||referred to rules|
senate Bill S7883Signed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A10139 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S7883 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Family Court Act
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§121 & 131, Fam Ct Act
S7883 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7883 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the family court act, in relation to the number of judges of the family court PURPOSE: This measure would amend the Family Court Act to establish 25 new Family Court judgeships. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Would amend § 121 of the Family Court Act to increase the number. of Family Court Judges in the City of New York from 47 to 56. Section 2: Would amend § 131 of the Family Court Act to increase the number of Family Court Judges, each by one, in the following counties: Albany, Broome, Chautauqua, Franklin, Nassau, Oneida, Oswego, Schenecta- dy, Suffolk, Ulster and Westchester. Section 3: Would amend § 131 of the Family Court. Act to increase the number of family court judges in 2016, each by one, in the following counties: Delaware, Dutchess, Erie, Monroe, and Warren. Section 4: Establishes a special petitioning period for the judges to be elected in November, 2014. Section 5: Includes a severability clause.
S7883 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7883 I N S E N A T E June 16, 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, FRANKLIN, NASSAU, ONEI- DA, OSWEGO, SCHENECTADY, SUFFOLK, ULSTER AND WESTCHESTER. THE COMPEN- SATION 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 OR, IF THERE IS NO SEPARATELY-ELECTED FAMILY COURT JUDGE IN SUCH COUNTY, THE SAME AS THE COMPENSATION PAID TO A JUDGE OF THE COUNTY COURT IN SUCH COUNTY. 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, DUTCHESS, ERIE, MONROE, AND WARREN. THE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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