Bill Text: NY A06357 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Waives the residency requirement for the city attorney in the city of Mechanicville, Saratoga county.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-06 - referred to governmental operations [A06357 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A06357-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          6357
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                      March 6, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by M. of A. WOERNER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Governmental Operations
        AN ACT to amend the public officers law,  in  relation  to  waiving  the
          residency  requirement  for the city attorney in the city of Mechanic-
          ville, Saratoga county
          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 68 to read as follows:
     3    68.  In  the  city  of  Mechanicville,  in the county of Saratoga, the
     4  provisions of this section requiring a person to be a  resident  of  the
     5  political subdivision or municipal corporation of the state for which he
     6  or she shall be chosen or within which his or her official functions are
     7  required  to  be  exercised, shall not prevent a person from holding the
     8  office of city attorney of the city of Mechanicville, provided that such
     9  person resides  in  Saratoga  county  within  the  state  of  New  York;
    10  provided,  however  that any person performing such functions or holding
    11  the office of the city attorney in any other city shall be a resident of
    12  such county unless otherwise provided by law.
    13    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD08435-01-9
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