A09671 Summary:

BILL NOA09671
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORLalor
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 23, Town L; amd 3, Pub Off L
 
Relates to waiving the residency requirement for the town board-appointed officers in the town of LaGrange, Dutchess county.
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A09671 Actions:

BILL NOA09671
 
03/28/2016referred to local governments
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A09671 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A9671
 
SPONSOR: Lalor
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the town law and the public officers law, in relation to waiving the residency requirement for the town board-appointed officers in the town of LaGrange, Dutchess county   PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Waives the residency requirement for the town board-appointed officers in the town of LaGrange, Dutchess County.   SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: Section 23 of the the town law is amended by adding a new subdivision 30 to read as follows: Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision one of this section, in the town of LaGrange, in the county of Dutchess, the persons performing the functions of town board-appoint- ed officers, including, but not limited to, the town building inspector, the comptroller, the accounting officer, the dog warden, the municipal code enforcement inspector, the stormwater management officer, the clerk of the works and the administrator of planning & public works need not be electors of such town.   JUSTIFICATION: This provides the town with the needed flexibility to appropriately fill these positions.   PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: None.   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.   EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
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A09671 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          9671
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                     March 28, 2016
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. LALOR -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Local Governments
 
        AN ACT to amend the town law and the public officers law, in relation to
          waiving the residency requirement for the town  board-appointed  offi-
          cers in the town of LaGrange, Dutchess county
 
          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 town law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
     2  subdivision 30 to read as follows:
     3    30. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision one of this section,
     4  in the town of LaGrange, in the county of Dutchess, the persons perform-
     5  ing  the  functions of town board-appointed officers, including, but not
     6  limited to, the town building inspector, the comptroller, the accounting
     7  officer, the dog warden, the municipal code enforcement  inspector,  the
     8  stormwater  management  officer, the clerk of the works and the adminis-
     9  trator of planning & public works need not be  electors  of  such  town.
    10  Provided,  however,  the persons performing the functions of town board-
    11  appointed officers, including, but not limited  to,  the  town  building
    12  inspector,  the comptroller, the accounting officer, the dog warden, the
    13  municipal code enforcement inspector, the stormwater management officer,
    14  the clerk of the works and the administrator of planning & public  works
    15  in  any  other  town  shall  be  electors of such town, unless otherwise
    16  provided by an act of the state legislature.
    17    § 2. Section 3 of the public officers law is amended by adding  a  new
    18  subdivision 65 to read as follows:
    19    65. In the town of LaGrange, in the county of Dutchess, the provisions
    20  of  this  section  requiring  a person to be a resident of the political
    21  subdivision or municipal corporation of the state for which  he  or  she
    22  shall  be  chosen    or  within  which his or her official functions are
    23  required to be exercised shall not prevent a  person  from  holding  any
    24  town  board-appointed office, including, but not limited to, the offices
    25  of town building inspector, comptroller, accounting officer, dog warden,
    26  municipal code enforcement  inspector,  stormwater  management  officer,
    27  clerk  of  the  works  and  administrator  of  planning  & public works,
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD14378-01-6

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     1  provided that such person resides  in  the  county  of  Dutchess  or  an
     2  adjoining  county  within the state of New York.  Provided, however, the
     3  persons performing  the  functions  of  town  board-appointed  officers,
     4  including,  but  not  limited to, the town building inspector, the comp-
     5  troller, the accounting officer, the  dog  warden,  the  municipal  code
     6  enforcement  inspector,  the stormwater management officer, the clerk of
     7  the works and the administrator of planning & public works in any  other
     8  town shall be a resident of such town, unless otherwise provided by law.
     9    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
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