senate Bill S9466

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Expands the number of judges in certain judicial districts and the family court

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  • 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 30, 2022 signed chap.365
delivered to governor
Jun 03, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.670
substituted for a10505
Jun 02, 2022 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1884
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 30, 2022 referred to judiciary


S9466 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §140-a, Judy L; amd §§121 & 131, Fam Ct Act

S9466 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands the number of judges in certain judicial districts and the family courts of New York city and Nassau and Saratoga counties.

S9466 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9466 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                             I N  S E N A T E
                               May 30, 2022
 Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
 AN ACT to amend the judiciary law and the family court act, in  relation
   to  expanding  the  number of judges in certain judicial districts and
   the family court
   Section  1.  Section 140-a of the judiciary law, as amended by chapter
 188 of the laws of 2021, 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, [fifty] FIFTY-TWO;
   3. Third district, [sixteen] SEVENTEEN;
   4. Fourth district, [thirteen] FOURTEEN;
   5. Fifth district, [eighteen] NINETEEN;
   6. Sixth district, eleven;
   7. Seventh district, [nineteen] TWENTY;
   8. Eighth district, [twenty-seven] TWENTY-EIGHT;
   9. Ninth district, [thirty-one] THIRTY-THREE;
   10. Tenth district, [fifty] FIFTY-ONE;
   11. Eleventh district, [forty-two] FORTY-THREE;
   12. Twelfth district, [twenty-eight] TWENTY-NINE;
   13. Thirteenth district, [seven] NINE.
   No person may serve in the office of  justice  of  the  supreme  court
 unless  he  or she has been admitted to practice law in the state of New
 York for at least ten years as of the  date  he  or  she  commences  the
 duties of office.
   §  2. Section 121 of the family court act, as amended by chapter 44 of
 the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows:
   § 121. Number of judges. The family court within the city of New  York
 shall  consist of [fifty-six] SIXTY judges, effective January first, two
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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