senate Bill S2288

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Expands the waiver of the residency requirement for the city attorney in the city of Mechanicville, Saratoga county

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Current Bill Status Via A2575 - Signed by Governor

  • Introduced
  • 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
Jun 11, 2021 signed chap.116
delivered to governor
Jun 10, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1770
substituted for s2288
Jun 10, 2021 substituted by a2575
ordered to third reading cal.1770
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 20, 2021 referred to investigations and government operations

S2288 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7006, A9590

S2288 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands the waiver of the residency requirement for the city attorney in the city of Mechanicville, Saratoga county.

S2288 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2288 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             January 20, 2021
 Introduced  by  Sen.  JORDAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
   ment Operations
 AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation  to  expanding  the
   waiver  of the residency requirement for the city attorney in the city
   of Mechanicville, Saratoga county

   Section  1. Subdivision 68 of section 3 of the public officers law, as
 added by chapter 461 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   [68.] 71. In the city of Mechanicville, in the county of Saratoga, the
 provisions of this section requiring a person to be a  resident  of  the
 political subdivision or municipal corporation of the state for which he
 or she shall be chosen or within which his or her official functions are
 required  to  be  exercised, shall not prevent a person from holding the
 office of city attorney of the city of Mechanicville, provided that such
 person resides in Saratoga county OR  AN  ADJOINING  COUNTY  within  the
 state  of  New  York;  provided, however that any person performing such
 functions or holding the office of the city attorney in any  other  city
 shall be a resident of such county unless otherwise provided by law.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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