Bill Text: NY A06917 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Relates to raising the age limitation for city court judges to seventy-six years of age.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 15-7)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-27 - referred to judiciary [A06917 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A06917-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     March 27, 2019
        Introduced by M. of A. SAYEGH -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Judiciary
        AN  ACT to amend the judiciary law, in relation to raising the age limi-
          tation for city court judges to seventy-six years of age
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 23 of the judiciary law, as added by chapter 649 of
     2  the laws of 1945, is amended to read as follows:
     3    §  23.  Age  limitation on term of judicial office. 1. No person shall
     4  hold the office of judge, justice or surrogate of any court, whether  of
     5  record  or  not  of  record,  except a justice of the peace of a town or
     6  police justice of a village, longer than until and  including  the  last
     7  day  of  December  next  after  he or she shall be seventy years of age,
     8  except that a judge or justice in office  or  elected  or  appointed  to
     9  office  at  the  effective date of this section, as to whom no provision
    10  limiting his or her right to hold  office  to  the  close  of  the  year
    11  following  his  or her attaining the age of seventy years was applicable
    12  prior to the effective date of this  section,  may  continue  in  office
    13  during the term for which he or she was elected or appointed.
    14    2.  For persons holding the office of judge in each city court in this
    15  state, including the civil court and criminal court of the city  of  New
    16  York,  the  age limitation referenced in subdivision one of this section
    17  shall be seventy-six years of age.
    18    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.