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A10220 Summary:

Amd 400, County L
Abolishes the office of coroner.
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A10220 Actions:

03/24/2020referred to local governments
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A10220 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     March 24, 2020
        Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Local Governments
        AN  ACT to amend the county law, in relation to abolishing the office of
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1. Subdivision 2 of section 400 of the county law, as amended
     2  by chapter 654 of the laws of 1952, is amended to read as follows:
     3    2. Coroners. (a) Each county, excluding Lewis county and Madison coun-
     4  ty, shall abolish the office of coroner.
     5    (b) At least one hundred fifty days prior to any general election  and
     6  subject  to a permissive referendum, the board of supervisors shall have
     7  power by local law to abolish the  office  of  coroner  and  create  the
     8  office of medical examiner.
     9    (c) The terms of office of all coroners elected or appointed and hold-
    10  ing  office in the county at the time [such local law becomes effective]
    11  such office is abolished shall expire upon the  appointment  and  quali-
    12  fication  of the medical examiner and at the general election to be held
    13  in such year and thereafter no coroners shall be elected in the county.
    14    § 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2022.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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