assembly Bill A9719

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the appointment of grand jury stenographers in Orange county

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Mar 28, 2022 referred to judiciary

A9719 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8642
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§321, 322 & 327, Judy L

A9719 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the number of grand jury stenographers in Orange county; permits them to reside in an adjoining county; directs that their compensation be fixed by the county budget.

A9719 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   9719
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 28, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. BRABENEC -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Judiciary
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the judiciary law, in relation to grand jury stenogra-
   phers appointed by the Orange county district attorney
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivision i of section 321 of the judiciary law, as added
 by chapter 93 of the laws of 1974, is amended to read as follows:
   i. In the county of Orange, it shall be lawful for the district attor-
 ney  of  said  county  to  appoint [two] SIX stenographers, each of whom
 shall have authority to take and transcribe the testimony  given  before
 the  grand  juries in said county of Orange, and such appointments shall
 be in writing under the hand and seal of  such  district  attorney,  and
 shall be filed in the county clerk's office in the county of Orange.
   §  2.  Section  322 of the judiciary law, as amended by chapter 165 of
 the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows:
   § 322. Stenographers to be citizens  and  residents  of  county  where
 appointed.  Every  stenographer  appointed  under the provisions of this
 title shall be a citizen and resident of  the  county  in  which  he  is
 appointed,  except  that  the  district  attorney  of  Warren county may
 appoint a stenographer residing either in the county of Washington or in
 the county of Saratoga and the district attorney of Hamilton county  may
 appoint a stenographer residing in the county of Fulton and the district
 attorney of Wyoming county may appoint a stenographer residing either in
 the  county  of  Genesee or in the county of Livingston and the district
 attorney of Madison county may appoint a stenographer residing either in
 the county of Onondaga or in the county of Oneida or in  any  county  in
 the sixth judicial district and the district attorney of Allegany county
 may  appoint  a stenographer residing in the county of Steuben or in any
 county in the eighth judicial district  and  the  district  attorney  of
 Niagara  county  may  appoint  a  stenographer residing in the county of
 Erie, Genesee or Orleans and the district attorneys of  Chemung,  Tioga,
 Tompkins and Otsego counties may each appoint a stenographer residing in
 any  county  in the sixth judicial district and the district attorney of
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.