senate Bill S7218

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring certain court of appeals judges to recuse themselves from serving as a juror during an impeachment trial of a governor that appointed them

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 07, 2021 referred to rules

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S7218 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Add §60-a, Judy L

S7218 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires court of appeals judges to recuse themselves from serving as a juror during an impeachment trial of a governor that appointed them.

S7218 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7218 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7218
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               June 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  SERINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the judiciary law,  in  relation  to  requiring  certain
   court  of  appeals judges to recuse themselves from serving as a juror
   during an impeachment trial of a governor that appointed them

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The judiciary law is amended by adding a new section 60-a
 to read as follows:
   § 60-A. RECUSAL AS JUROR DURING IMPEACHMENT TRIAL. ANY  JUDGE  OF  THE
 COURT  OF  APPEALS THAT WAS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR SUBJECT TO A TRIAL
 OF IMPEACHMENT, OUTLINED IN SECTION TWENTY-FOUR OF ARTICLE  SIX  OF  THE
 STATE  CONSTITUTION, SHALL RECUSE HIMSELF OR HERSELF FROM SERVING ON THE
 COURT FOR THE TRIAL OF IMPEACHMENT.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11804-01-1


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