1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Public Officers
  4. Article 3: Creation and Filling of Vacancies


Section 41 Vacancies filled by legislature

Public Officers (PBO)

When a vacancy occurs or exists, other than by removal, in the office of comptroller or attorney-general, or a resignation of either such officer to take effect at any future day shall have been made while the legislature is in session, the two houses thereof, by joint ballot, shall appoint a person to fill such actual or prospective vacancy.