Relates to qualifications for holding the offices of city controller and city engineer in the city of Amsterdam; provides that a person not living in the city of Amsterdam may hold the office of city controller or city engineer for such city provided he or she lives in Montgomery county or an adjoining county within the state of New York.
STATE OF NEW YORK
2023-2024 Regular Sessions
May 10, 2023
Introduced by M. of A. SANTABARBARA -- read once and referred to the
Committee on Governmental Operations
AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation to qualifications
for holding the offices of city controller and city engineer in the
city of Amsterdam
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 73 to read as follows:
3 73. In the city of Amsterdam, in the county of Montgomery, 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 controller or city engineer in the city of Amsterdam,
9 provided that such person resides in Montgomery county or an adjoining
10 county within the state of New York; provided, however that any person
11 performing such functions or holding such office in any other city shall
12 be a resident of such city 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.