Expands the residency requirements for New York city marshals to allow residency in the counties of Nassau, Westchester, Suffolk, Orange, Rockland or Putnam.
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the New York city civil court act, in relation to the domicile of New York city marshals
PURPOSE OF THE BILL: This bill would expand the counties in which New York City Marshals may be domiciled.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS OF BILL: The bill amends section 1601 subdivision one of the New York City Civil Court Act to permit New York City Marshals to be domiciled in the city of New York and the counties of Nassau, Westchester, Suffolk, Orange, Rockland and Putnam at the time of his or her appointment and during his or her term of office.
JUSTIFICATION: This bill would allow for greater flexibility in domicile for New York City Marshals. This flexibility will expand the pool of eligible Marshals, and provide parity with permissible residences for New York City civilian employees as provided by Local Law 9 of 2009 and Local Law 48 of 2009. Chapter 222 of the laws of 2008 also conferred a similar residency expansion for New York City deputy sheriffs.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill.
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: None.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This Act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 3392 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN SENATE February 17, 2011 ___________Introduced by Sens. LANZA, GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the New York city civil court act, in relation to the domicile of New York city marshals THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 1601 of the New York city civil court act, as amended by chapter 533 of the laws of 1979, is amended to read as follows: 1. No more than eighty-three city marshals shall be appointed by the mayor. Upon the expiration of the terms of office of the duly appointed incumbents the mayor shall appoint their successors for terms of five years. Every marshal shall be, at the time of his or her appointment and during his or her term of office, a domiciliary of the city of New York OR OF THE COUNTY OF NASSAU, WESTCHESTER, SUFFOLK, ORANGE, ROCKLAND OR PUTNAM, and his or her removal from the city OR ONE OF SUCH COUNTIES shall vacate his or her office
[, provided that no marshal holding office on the effective date of this section as hereby amended shall be required to establish a domicile in the city of New York as a condition to remaining in office for the remainder of the term for which he or she was appointed]. If a vacancy in the office of a marshal shall occur otherwise than by the expiration of a term the person appointed by the mayor to fill such vacancy shall hold office for the unexpired term of the marshal whom he or she succeeds. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09086-01-1