senate Bill S7861A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to elections and elective officers of new towns

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  • 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
Jul 01, 2018 signed chap.104
Jun 28, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2018 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.228
substituted for a9969a
Jun 04, 2018 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
May 22, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 16, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 15, 2018 1st report cal.1193
Apr 13, 2018 print number 7861a
Apr 13, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to local government
Mar 05, 2018 referred to local government

S7861 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9969A
Law Section:
Towns

S7861 - Summary

Relates to elections and elective officers of new towns.

S7861 - Sponsor Memo

S7861 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7861

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 5, 2018
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to ensuring that  certain
  school districts are eligible for incentive building aid; and relating
  to new towns

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

  Section 1.  1. The provisions of this act shall apply to any new  town
created pursuant to the division of a town into two or more towns pursu-
ant to article 5 of the town law as adopted by the qualified electors at
a biennial town election held November 7, 2017.
  2.  For  the  purposes  of  this  act "new town" shall refer to a town
created pursuant to the division of any existing town by  a  proposition
adopted at a biennial town election held November 7, 2017.
  S  2. 1. Notwithstanding section 80 and subdivision 2 of section 74 of
the town law, the election of town officers for the new  town  shall  be
held on the Tuesday next succeeding the first Monday in November 2018.
  2.  Notwithstanding  section 24 of the town law, all elective officers
other than town councilmen, town justices and the receiver of taxes  and
assessments shall hold their respective offices for 1 year. The terms of
office of town councilmen shall be 1 year each for 2 town councilmen and
3  years  each for 2 town councilmen. The term of office of the receiver
of taxes and assessments shall be 3 years. The term of each town officer
elected to office in November 2018 shall commence January 1, 2019.   The
terms  of  town officers elected for a 1 year term shall expire December
31, 2019 and the terms of officers elected  for  a  3  year  term  shall
expire December 31, 2021, unless otherwise provided for in law.
  S  3.  Notwithstanding  section  80 of the town law, the election held
pursuant to section two of this act shall be deemed the  first  biennial
town election for the new town, for the purposes of:
  1.  the  effective  date  for the purposes of exercise of governmental
functions pursuant to subdivision 2 of section 74 of the town law;
  2. the disposition of property pursuant to section 75 of the town law;
  3. the apportionment of debts pursuant to section 76 of the town law;

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

S7861A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9969A
Law Section:
Towns

S7861A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to elections and elective officers of new towns.

S7861A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7861A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7861--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 5, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Local  Government  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT in relation to the formation of and elections in new towns

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

  Section  1.  1. The provisions of this act shall apply to any new town
created pursuant to the division of a town into two or more towns pursu-
ant to article 5 of the town law as adopted by the qualified electors at
a biennial town election held November 7, 2017.
  2. For the purposes of this act "new  town"  shall  refer  to  a  town
created  pursuant  to the division of any existing town by a proposition
adopted at a biennial town election held November 7, 2017.
  S 2. 1. Notwithstanding section 80 and subdivision 2 of section 74  of
the  town  law,  the election of town officers for the new town shall be
held on the Tuesday next succeeding the first Monday in November 2018.
  2. Notwithstanding section 24 of the town law, all  elective  officers
other  than town councilmen, town justices and the receiver of taxes and
assessments shall hold their respective offices for 1 year. The terms of
office of town councilmen shall be 1 year each for 2 town councilmen and
3 years each for 2 town councilmen. The term of office of  the  receiver
of taxes and assessments shall be 3 years. The term of each town officer
elected  to office in November 2018 shall commence January 1, 2019.  The
terms of town officers elected for a 1 year term shall  expire  December
31,  2019  and  the  terms  of  officers elected for a 3 year term shall
expire December 31, 2021, unless otherwise provided for in law.
  S 3. Notwithstanding section 80 of the town  law,  the  election  held
pursuant  to  section two of this act shall be deemed the first biennial
town election for the new town, for the purposes of:
  1. the effective date for the purposes  of  exercise  of  governmental
functions pursuant to subdivision 2 of section 74 of the town law;
  2. the disposition of property pursuant to section 75 of the town law;
  3. the apportionment of debts pursuant to section 76 of the town law;

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

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