Bill Text: NY A08425 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Increases the number of supreme court judges and county court judges in certain jurisdictions.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-06-20 - REFERRED TO RULES [A08425 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A08425-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK


                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                      June 17, 2019

        Introduced by M. of A. LIFTON -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Ways and Means

        AN  ACT to amend the judiciary law, in relation to increasing the number
          of supreme court judges and county court judges in  certain  jurisdic-

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

     1    Section 1. Subdivisions 11, 12 and 13 of section 140-a of the  judici-
     2  ary law, as amended by section 1 of part XX of chapter 59 of the laws of
     3  2018, are amended to read as follows:
     4    11. Eleventh district, [forty] forty-one;
     5    12. Twelfth district, [twenty-six] twenty-seven;
     6    13. Thirteenth district, [four] five.
     7    § 2. Subdivision 50 of section 182 of the judiciary law, as amended by
     8  chapter 125 of the laws of 1970, is amended to read as follows:
     9     50. Tompkins, [two] three;
    10    §  3.  This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, that
    11  the additional supreme court judges provided for by section one of  this
    12  act and the additional county court judge provided for by section two of
    13  this  act  shall  first be elected at the general election to be held in
    14  November 2019 and shall take office January 1, 2020.

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