senate Bill S7220

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the number of supreme court justices in certain districts

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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view actions (11)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 29, 2021 signed chap.188
Jun 17, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 10, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.741
substituted for a8027
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 09, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1719
Jun 07, 2021 referred to rules

S7220 (ACTIVE) - Details

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Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §140-a, Judy L

S7220 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the number of supreme court justices in certain districts.

S7220 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7220 (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
                               June 7, 2021
 Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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 the number of  supreme
   court justices in each judicial district
   Section 1. Section 140-a of the judiciary law, as amended  by  chapter
 603 of the laws of 1973, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 1006 of the
 laws  of  1981,  subdivision  2 as amended by chapter 690 of the laws of
 2007, subdivision 3 as amended by chapter  711  of  the  laws  of  1978,
 subdivisions  5,  6,  7,  and 8 as amended by chapter 500 of the laws of
 1982, subdivisions 9 and 10 as amended by section 1 of part XX of  chap-
 ter  59  of  the  laws of 2018, subdivisions 11, 12 and 13 as amended by
 section 1 of part T of chapter 39 of the laws of 2019, and  the  closing
 paragraph  as  added  by  chapter 511 of the laws of 1993, is amended to
 read as follows:
   § 140-a. Number of supreme court justices in each  judicial  district.
 The  number  of  justices of the supreme court in each judicial district
 shall be as follows:
   1. First district, thirty-eight;
   2. Second district, [forty-nine] FIFTY;
   3. Third district, [fifteen] SIXTEEN;
   4. Fourth district, thirteen;
   5. Fifth district, [seventeen] EIGHTEEN;
   6. Sixth district, [ten] ELEVEN;
   7. Seventh district, [eighteen] NINETEEN;
   8. Eighth district, [twenty-six] TWENTY-SEVEN;
   9. Ninth district, [twenty-nine] THIRTY-ONE;
   10. Tenth district, [forty-eight] FIFTY;
   11. Eleventh district, [forty-one] FORTY-TWO;
   12. Twelfth district, [twenty-seven] TWENTY-EIGHT;
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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