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A08622 Summary:

BILL NOA08622
 
SAME ASSAME AS S08334
 
SPONSORBarrett
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd §3, Pub Off L
 
Exempts persons holding the office of assistant district attorney in the county of Columbia from the requirement that such persons reside in such county.
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A08622 Actions:

BILL NOA08622
 
01/12/2024referred to governmental operations
03/05/2024reported
03/07/2024advanced to third reading cal.358
03/11/2024passed assembly
03/11/2024delivered to senate
03/11/2024REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
04/17/2024SUBSTITUTED FOR S8334
04/17/20243RD READING CAL.710
04/17/2024PASSED SENATE
04/17/2024RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
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A08622 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A8622
 
SPONSOR: Barrett
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public officers law, in relation to the qualifica- tions for holding the office of assistant district attorney in the coun- ty of Columbia   PURPOSE OF THE BILL: To provide a residency waiver for the person holding the office of Assistant District Attorney in the County of Columbia.   SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends Section 3 of the Public Officers Law by adding a new subdivision 74 providing a residency waiver for a person holding the office of Assistant District Attorney of the County of Columbia. § 2: Effective date.   JUSTIFICATION: Under the Public Officers Law, as prescribed under Section 3, requires a person holding a local civil office to be a resi- dent 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. Due to this limitation, the County of Columbia has requested legislation to waive the residency requirement for a person holding the office of Assistant District Attor- ney.   LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: None.   EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
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A08622 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          8622
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    January 12, 2024
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. BARRETT -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Governmental Operations
 
        AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation to  the  qualifica-
          tions  for  holding  the  office of assistant district attorney in the
          county of Columbia
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Section 3 of the public officers law is amended by adding a
     2  new subdivision 74 to read as follows:
     3    74.  In the county of Columbia, the provisions of this section requir-
     4  ing a person to be a resident of the political subdivision or  municipal
     5  corporation  of  the state for which he or she shall be chosen or within
     6  which his or her official functions are required to be exercised,  shall
     7  not  prevent  a  person  from  holding  the office of assistant district
     8  attorney of the county of Columbia, provided that such person resides in
     9  Columbia county or an adjoining county within the  state  of  New  York;
    10  provided,  however  that any person performing such functions or holding
    11  the office of assistant district attorney in any other county shall be a
    12  resident of such county unless otherwise provided by law. The provisions
    13  of this subdivision shall not apply to any person holding the office  of
    14  first  assistant district attorney or chief assistant district attorney,
    15  the holder of which would assume the duties  of  the  district  attorney
    16  upon  the  district  attorney's  absence  from  the  county  or upon the
    17  district attorney's inability to perform his or her duties.
    18    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD13738-01-3
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