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A06357 Summary:

BILL NOA06357
 
SAME ASSAME AS S02068
 
SPONSORWoerner
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 3, Pub Off L
 
Waives the residency requirement for the city attorney in the city of Mechanicville, Saratoga county.
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A06357 Actions:

BILL NOA06357
 
03/06/2019referred to governmental operations
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A06357 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A6357
 
SPONSOR: Woerner
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public officers law, in relation to waiving the residency requirement for the city attorney in the city of Mechanicville, Saratoga county   PURPOSE: This bill permits the City of Mechanicville to allow through resolution their city attorney to reside outside the City of Mechanicville in Sara- toga County or a county adjoining Saratoga County.   SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 3 of the public officers law by adding new subdivision 68 to authorize the City of Mechanicville to appoint any duly licensed, qualified attorney as City Attorney provided such person lives within Saratoga County or any adjoining county. Section 2 establishes the Effective Date   JUSTIFICATION: As of the 2010 census, the City of Mechanicville had a population of just 5,196 and is the smallest city by area in the state. This bill would provide Mechanicville with the flexibility to appoint any duly licensed, qualified attorney who resides in Saratoga County or any adjoining county as City Attorney.   LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: This is a new bill   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None   EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
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A06357 Text:



 
                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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