Bill Text: NY S01787 | 2021-2022 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Authorizes the village of Northport, in Suffolk county, to hire a village clerk or deputy clerk who is not a resident of such village.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-02-01 - ADVANCED TO THIRD READING [S01787 Detail]

Download: New_York-2021-S01787-Introduced.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                          1787

                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions

                    IN SENATE

                                    January 15, 2021
                                       ___________

        Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

        AN ACT to amend the village law and the public officers law, in relation
          to authorizing the village of Northport, in Suffolk county, to hire  a
          village clerk or deputy clerk who is not a resident of such village

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Section 3-300 of the village law is amended by adding a new
     2  subdivision 31 to read as follows:
     3    31. Notwithstanding any provisions of this chapter or any other gener-
     4  al law, local law, ordinance, or special act, the village board of trus-
     5  tees of the incorporated village of Northport, Suffolk County,  may,  by
     6  resolution,  provide  that  the  village  clerk  or  deputy clerk of the
     7  village of Northport, Suffolk County, need not be  a  resident  of  such
     8  village,  provided that  such person  resides  in  the  county  in which
     9  such village is located or an adjoining county within the state  of  New
    10  York.
    11    §  2.  Section 3 of the public officers law is amended by adding a new
    12  subdivision 71 to read as follows:
    13    71. In the village  of  Northport,  in  the  county  of  Suffolk,  the
    14  provisions  of  this  section requiring a person to be a resident of the
    15  political subdivision or municipal corporation of the state for which he
    16  or she shall be chosen or within which his or her official functions are
    17  required to be exercised, shall not prevent a person  from  holding  the
    18  office  of  village  clerk  or deputy clerk of the village of Northport,
    19  provided that such person resides in the county in which such village is
    20  located or an adjoining county within the state of New York.
    21    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD07138-03-1
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