Authorizes the village of Old Westbury in the county of Nassau to establish a second acting village justice.
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TITLE OF BILL: An act in relation to authorizing the village of Old Westbury in the county of Nassau to establish a second acting village justice
In the event that the village of Old Westbury has two village justices it may provide for an additional acting village justice or in the event that Old Westbury has one village justice, it may provide for two acting village justices.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section one authorizes that notwithstanding any inconsistent provisions of any other general or special law, in the event the incorporated village of Old Westbury, county of Nassau, has two village justices, it may by resolution or local law, subject to permissive referendum, provide for an additional acting village justice or in the event such village has one village justice, it may also by resolution or local law, subject to permissive referendum, provide for two acting village justices.
Section two is the effective date.
The village of Old Westbury is lacking the appropriate number of justices which has resulted in overburdening existing justices with unworkable caseloads, delaying justice to residents who rely on the courts to resolve their. disputes. By authorizing the village to provide for additional acting village justice(s), it would ensure that the village court has the capacity to fairly and efficiently adjudicate cases.
This is a new bill.
None to the State.
This act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6211--A Cal. No. 46 IN SENATE (PREFILED) January 8, 2014 ___________Introduced by Sen. MARTINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading AN ACT in relation to authorizing the village of Old Westbury in the county of Nassau to establish a second acting village justice THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Notwithstanding paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 3-301 of the village law, the village of Old Westbury, in the county of Nassau, is hereby authorized to adopt a local law or resolution, subject to permissive referendum, to establish a second acting village justice, who shall be appointed and whose duties shall be determined pursuant to paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 3-301 of the village law. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13316-02-4