This bill has been amended

Bill S6245-2013

Relates to village justices in the village of Sands Point, county of Nassau

Authorizes the village of Sands Point in the county of Nassau to establish a second acting village justice.

Details

Actions

  • Jan 28, 2014: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Jan 27, 2014: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Jan 23, 2014: 1ST REPORT CAL.48
  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Local Government - Jan 23, 2014
Ayes (7): Martins, Ball, Boyle, Marchione, Ritchie, Valesky, Latimer
Ayes W/R (2): Gipson, O'Brien

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S6245          REVISED MEMO 01/13/14

TITLE OF BILL: An act in relation to village justices in the incorporated village of Sands Point, county of Nassau

PURPOSE:

In the event that the village of Sands Point has two village justices it may provide for an additional acting village justice or in the event that Sands Point 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 Sands Point, county of Nassau, has two village justices, it may also by resolution or local law, 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, provide for two acting village justices

Section two is the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:

The village of Sands Point 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 an additional acting village justice, it would ensure that the village court has the capacity to fairly and efficiently adjudicate cases.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

This is a new bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6245 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 AN ACT in relation to village justices in the incorporated village of Sands Point, county of Nassau THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of any other general or special law, in the event the incorporated village of Sands Point, county of Nassau, has two village justices, it may also by resol- ution or local law, provide for an additional acting village justice or in the event such village has one village justice, it may also by resol- ution or local law, provide for two acting village justices. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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