senate Bill S4945

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to town justices of the town of Rye following the dissolution of the Port Chester village court

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Current Bill Status Via A5471 - 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
Mar 09, 2021 signed chap.72
Mar 08, 2021 delivered to governor
Mar 04, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.450
substituted for s4945
Mar 04, 2021 substituted by a5471
Mar 03, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2021 1st report cal.450
Feb 19, 2021 referred to local government

S4945 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5471
Law Section:
Town Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §20, Town L

S4945 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to town justices of the town of Rye following the dissolution of the Port Chester village court.

S4945 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4945 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4945
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
 
 AN ACT to amend the town law, in relation to town justices of  the  town
   of Rye following the dissolution of the Port Chester village court
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The board of trustees of the village of Port Chester may by
 local law, subject to permissive referendum, abolish the  village  court
 and  the  office  of  village justice of such village, effective May 15,
 2021.
   § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 20 of the town law is amended by  adding
 a new paragraph (q) to read as follows:
   (Q)  IN  THE  EVENT  THE VILLAGE COURT OF THE VILLAGE OF PORT CHESTER,
 COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER, IS ABOLISHED EFFECTIVE MAY FIFTEENTH,  TWO  THOU-
 SAND  TWENTY-ONE, THE TOWN COURT OF THE TOWN OF RYE, COUNTY OF WESTCHES-
 TER, SHALL THEREUPON HAVE FOUR TOWN JUSTICES. THE THIRD AND FOURTH  TOWN
 JUSTICES  ESTABLISHED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS  PARAGRAPH  SHALL BE FILLED BY
 ELECTION AT THE REGULAR ELECTION HELD  IMMEDIATELY  AFTER  THE  DATE  OF
 ABOLITION  OF  THE  VILLAGE  COURT  OF  THE  VILLAGE  OF PORT CHESTER AS
 PROVIDED BY THE ELECTION LAW AND THE PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW.
   § 3. Upon the abolition of the village court of the  village  of  Port
 Chester in accordance with this act, all actions and proceedings pending
 in such court shall be transferred to the town court of the town of Rye.
   §  4.  Unless  otherwise  provided  by  law, all fines imposed for the
 violation of a village local law, ordinance or regulation shall  be  the
 property of such village.
   §  5. The village of Port Chester shall have the right to re-establish
 the village court and the office of village justice in  accordance  with
 the provisions of section 3-301 of the village law.  The town of Rye may
 abolish  the  third  and  fourth  justices  as added by paragraph (q) of
 subdivision 1 of section 20 of the town law at the end of  a  four  year
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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