Bill Text: NY S06205 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Authorizes the assistant district attorney of the county of Chautauqua to reside outside of such county.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-22 - REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS [S06205 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S06205-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK


                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                    IN SENATE

                                      May 22, 2019

        Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
          ment Operations

        AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation to authorizing  the
          assistant  district  attorney  of  the  county of Chautauqua to reside
          outside of such 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  county  of  Chautauqua,  the  provisions of this section
     4  requiring a person to be a resident  of  the  political  subdivision  or
     5  municipal  corporation  of the state for which he or she shall be chosen
     6  or within which his or her official functions are required to  be  exer-
     7  cised,  shall  not prevent a person from holding the office of assistant
     8  district attorney of the county of Chautauqua, provided that such person
     9  resides in Chautauqua county or an adjoining county within the state  of
    10  New York; provided, however that any person performing such functions or
    11  holding  the  office  of assistant district attorney in any other county
    12  shall be a resident of such county unless otherwise provided by law. The
    13  provisions of this subdivision shall not apply to any person holding the
    14  office of first assistant district attorney or chief assistant  district
    15  attorney,  the  holder  of which would assume the duties of the district
    16  attorney upon the district attorney's absence from the  county  or  upon
    17  the 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.