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A00739 Summary:

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Amd §161, Fam Ct Act
Relates to the hours of operation for family courts; requires family courts in New York City to remain open until midnight on weekdays.
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A00739 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     January 6, 2021
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A. D. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Judiciary
        AN ACT to amend the family court act, in relation to the hours of opera-
          tion for family courts
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Subdivision (a) of section 161 of the family court act is
     2  amended to read as follows:
     3    (a) The days and hours the court is open shall be as provided by  rule
     4  of  court; provided, however, a court in a city with a population of one
     5  million or more shall remain open until midnight on weekdays.
     6    § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
     7  have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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