Bill S6751-2013

Relates to the residency of the Wallkill comptroller

Relates to the residency of the town of Wallkill comptroller; provides that such individual need not be an elector of such town.

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Actions

  • Mar 27, 2014: SUBSTITUTED BY A8962
  • Mar 20, 2014: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Mar 19, 2014: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Mar 18, 2014: 1ST REPORT CAL.317
  • Mar 6, 2014: REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Local Government - Mar 18, 2014
Ayes (8): Martins, Boyle, Marchione, Ritchie, Valesky, Gipson, Latimer, O'Brien
Ayes W/R (1): Ball

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S6751

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the town law and the public officers law, in relation to the residency of the Wallkill comptroller

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1: Amends section 23 of the town law by adding a new subdivision 28, providing that the person performing the functions of comptroller in the Town of Wallkill, Orange County, need not be an elector of such town.

Section 2: Amends section 3 of the public officers law by adding a new subdivision 62, providing that the person holding the office of comptroller of the Town of Wallkill, County of Orange, need not be a resident of such town, provided that the person resides within the County of Orange or an adjoining county within the state of New York.

JUSTIFICATION:

This legislation was introduced at the request of the Town of Wallkill to fill the position of Town Comptroller

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6751 IN SENATE March 6, 2014 ___________
Introduced by Sen. BONACIC -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government AN ACT to amend the town law and the public officers law, in relation to the residency of the Wallkill comptroller THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 23 of the town law is amended by adding a new subdivision 28 to read as follows: 28. NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, IN THE TOWN OF WALLKILL, ORANGE COUNTY, THE PERSON PERFORMING THE FUNCTION OF COMP- TROLLER NEED NOT BE AN ELECTOR OF SUCH TOWN. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE PERSON PERFORMING THE FUNCTIONS OF COMPTROLLER IN ANY OTHER TOWN SHALL BE AN ELECTOR OF SUCH TOWN, UNLESS OTHERWISE PROVIDED BY AN ACT OF THE STATE LEGISLATURE. S 2. Section 3 of the public officers law is amended by adding a new subdivision 62 to read as follows: 62. IN THE TOWN OF WALLKILL, IN THE COUNTY OF ORANGE, THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION REQUIRING A PERSON TO BE A RESIDENT OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OF THE STATE FOR WHICH HE OR SHE SHALL BE CHOSEN OR WITHIN WHICH HIS OR HER OFFICIAL FUNCTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO BE EXERCISED, SHALL NOT PREVENT A PERSON FROM HOLDING THE OFFICE OF COMPTROLLER OF THE TOWN OF WALLKILL, PROVIDED THAT SUCH PERSON RESIDES IN THE COUNTY OF ORANGE OR AN ADJOINING COUNTY WITHIN THE STATE OF NEW YORK. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE PERSONS PERFORMING THE FUNCTIONS OF COMPTROLLER IN ANY OTHER TOWN SHALL BE A RESIDENT OF SUCH TOWN, UNLESS OTHERWISE PROVIDED BY LAW. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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