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SECURING LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT
OF D.A. SALARIES - & THE D.A.s

 

statutory provisions relating to D.A. compensation

CJA's May 31, 2016 e-mail to New York State Association of Counties 
& to District Attorneys Association of the State of New York
--
"Subject: Protecting County Taxpayers -- Repealing the Statutory Link Between District Attorney & Judicial Salaries, Etc."

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 IN THE SENATE

SENATE BILLS TO REIMBURSE COUNTIES FOR D.A. SALARY INCREASES 

S-7408
Young, O'Mara, Akshar, Avella, Bonacic, Carlucci, DeFrancisco, Farley, Funke, Gallivan, Larkin, Little,
Murphy, Ranzenhofer, Ritchie, Serino, Seward, Valesky
[introduced April 27, 2016-- & referred to Committee on Local Government]
S-7417    S-7417 
O'Mara, Akshar, DeFrancisco, Funke, Gallivan, Griffo, Little, Ranzenhofer, Ritchie, Serino 
[introduced April 29, 2016 -- * referred to Senate Finance Committee, where nothing happens with it]  
S-7515
Ranzenhoffer
[introduced May 5, 2016, referred to Senate Judiciary Committee, where nothing happened with it]

SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Chair: Kathleen Marchione -- an added $15,000
Ranking Member: Todd Kaminsky -- an added $9,500
Members:  Phil Boyle, George Latimer, Terrence Murphy, Robrt Ortt, Marc Panepinto, Patty Ritchie, David Valesky

CJA's June 1, 2016 e-mail to Chair Marchione  -- "Subject: Tabling, if not voting down, S.7408A -- state reimbursement of district attorney salary increases"  -- cc to NYSAC, DAANY
            referred-to March 31, 2016 e-mail -- "Subject: Restoring constitutionality and lawfulness to NY's budgeting process -- & overriding the 'force of law' judicial pay raises"
                                  "Subject: Have you read what the Constitution has to say about the NYS budget?"

CJA's June 1, 2016 e-mail to Ranking Member Kaminsky -- "Subject: Tabling, if not voting down, S.7408A -- state reimbursement of district attorney salary increases" -- cc to NYSAC, DAASNY

CJA's June 1, 2016 e-mail to Senator Valesky

CJA's  June 1, 2016 e-mail to Senator Murphy

CJA's June 1, 2016 e-mail to Senator Ritchie

CJA's June 1, 2016 e-mail to Senator Ortt

CJA's June 1, 2016 e-mail to Senator Boyle

CJA's June 1, 2016 e-mail to Senator Latimer

CJA's June 1, 2016 e-mail to Senator Panepinto

                                        VIDEO of Senate Committee on Local Government's June 1, 2016 meeting

CJA's June 1, 2016 e-mail to Chair Marchione -- "Subject: FOLLOW-UP:  Tabling, if not voting down, S.7408-A -- state reimbursement of district attorney salary increases"

CJA's June 1, 2016 e-mail to Ranking Member Kaminsky -- "Subject: FOLLOW-UP:  Tabling, if not voting down, S.7408-A -- state reimbursement of district attorney salary increases"

CJA's June 1, 2016 e-mail to Senator Boyle -- "Subject: FOLLOW-UP:  Tabling, if not voting down, S.7408-A -- state reimbursement of district attorney salary increases"

CJA's June 1, 2016 e-mail to Senator Latimer's Legislative Director -- "Subject: Thank you!..."

CJA's June 2, 2016 e-mail to Counsel to Senate Minority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins -- "Senate Oversight??: (1) the statutory link between judicial and district attorney salaries; (2) the integrity of the district attorney offices"

CJA's June 2, 2016 e-mail to Counsel to Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan -- "Senate Oversight??: (1) the statutory link between judicial and district attorney salaries; (2) the integrity of the district attorney offices"

S-7408-A referred, on June 1, 2016, to
SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE
Chair Catharine Young -- an added $34,000
Ranking MemberLiz Krueger -- an added $20,500
Members: John Bonacic, Phil Boyle, Neil Breslin, Ruben Diaz, Martin Malave Dilan, Adriano Espaillat,
Hugh Farley, Patrick Gallivan, Martin Golden, Joseph Griffo, Kemp Hannon, Ruth Hassell-Thompson,
Todd Kaminsky, Timothy Kennedy, Andrew Lanza, William Larken, Kenneth LaValle, Betty Little, Carl Marcellino,
Kathleen Marchione, Jack Martins, Velmanette Montgomery, Michael Nozzolio, Thomas O'Mara,
Kevin Parker, Jose Peralta, Bill Perkins, Michael Ranzenhofer, Patty Richie, Gustavo Rivera,
Joseph Robach, Diane Savino, James Seward, Daniel Squadron, Toby Ann Stavisky, David Valesky

CJA's June 7, 2016 e-mail to Senate Finance Committee Chair Young, Ranking Member Krueger, Senate Majority Leader Flanagan, Senate Minority Leader Stewart-Cousins, etc -- "FOR DISTRIBUTION TO ALL SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE MEMBERS: Today's Committee Meeting: S.7408-A -- state reimbursement of district attorney salary increases"

VIDEO of Senate Finance Committee's June 7, 2016 meeting

S-7408-A, referred, on June 7, 2016, to
SENATE COMMITEE ON RULES
Chair:  John Flanagan
Vice Chair: John DeFrancisco

Members: John Bonacic, Phil Boyle, Neil Breslin, David Carlucci, Martin Malave Dilan, Adriano Espaillat,
Hugh Farley, Michael Gianaris, Kemp Hannon, Ruth Hassell-Thompson, Liz Krueger, Andrew Lanza, William Larken, Kenneth LaValle, Betty Little, Carl Marcellino, Velmanette Montgomery, Michael Nozzolio, Kevin Parker, Bill Perkins, Joseph Robach, James Seward, Andrea Stewart-Cousins, David Valesky

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IN THE ASSEMBLY

ASSEMBLY BILLS TO REIMBURSE COUNTIES FOR D.A. SALARY INCREASES 

A-10152  
Gunther, Lupardo, Woerner, Russell, Nojay, Magee, Skartados
[introduced May 13, 2016 -- & referred to Assembly Ways & Means Committee]  

A-10151 
Hawley, Finch, Nojay, Goodell, Oaks, McDonough, Blankenbush, McLaughlin, 
Raia, Giglio, Thiele   
[introduced May 13, 2016 -- 
& referred to Assembly Ways & Means where, on May 17, 2016, the enacting clause was stricken]
A-10432
Hawley, Barclay, Friend, Butler, Giglio, Crouch, Lawrence, Duprey, McDonough, Oaks, Walter, Castorina, Tenney
[introduced May 27, 2016 -- & referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee, where nothing happened]


ASSEMBLY WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE
Chair
: Herman Farrell, Jr. -- an added $34,000
Ranking MemberBob Oaks -- an added $20,500
MembersJeffrion Aubrey, William Barclay, Michael Benedetto, Edward Braunstein,
Kevin Cahill, William Colton,Vivian Cook, Jane Corwin, Clifford Crouch, Michael Cusick,
Janet Duprey, Michael Fitzpatrick, David Gantt, Deborah Glick, Stephen Hawley, Earlene Hooper,
Joseph Lentol, Nicole Malliotakis, Margaret Markey, Francisco Moya, Catherine Nolan, Felix Ortiz,
N. Nick Perry, J. Gary Pretlow, Phil Ramos, Robert Rodriguez, Joseph Saladino, Robin Schimminger,
Fred Thiele, Jr., Raymond Walter, Helene Weinstein, David Weprin, Keith Wright


CJA's June 8, 2016 e-mail to Assembly Ways & Means Committee Chair Farrell, Ranking Member Oaks, and Assembly Speaker Heastie & Minority Member Kolb -- "Subject: THE WRONG BILL A.10152-A -- state reimbursement of district attorney salary increases"`

*   *   *

CJA's June 10, 2016 e-mail to NYS Association of Counties & D.A. Association of NYS -- "Subject: What are your positions? -- beginning with repeal of the statutory link between D.A. & judicial salaries"

*   *   *

CJA's June 9, 2016 FOIL/Records Request -- "RE:  Legislative Commission on State-Local Relations and Legislative Commission on Government Administration"            

                             Legislative Law, Article 5-A     

                              Assembly website: 
http://nyassembly.gov/comm/?sec=post&id=54    http://nyassembly.gov/comm/?sec=post&id=49
                                                                             http://nyassembly.gov/comm/?sec=mem&id=54    
http://nyassembly.gov/comm/?sec=mem&id=49

[1ve Groups” https://www.nysenate.gov/senators-committees, lists neither legislative commission – and no results are found using the Senate website’s search feature.


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FURTHER SENATE & ASSEMBLY COMMITTEES HAVING JURISDICTION
OVER THE STATUTORY DISTRICT ATTORNEY SALARY LINK OF JUDICIARY LAW 183-A -- & THE OPERATIONS OF COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEYS --

 

SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE 
Chair: John Bonacic -- an added $18,000
Ranking Member: Ruth Hassell-Thompson -- an added $11,000
Members: George Amedore, Jr., Tony Avella, Phil Boyle, Neil Breslin, Leroy Comrie, Thomas Croci, Ruben Diaz, Martin Malave Dilan,
Adriano Espaillat, Kemp Hannon, Brad Hoylman, Andrew Lanza, Kenneth Lavalle, Michael Nozzolio,
Thomas O'Mara, Bill Perkins, Michael Ranzenhofer, Diane Savino, Sue Serino, Toby Ann Stavisky, Michael Venditto


-------- Senate Judiciary Committee's May 4, 2016 meeting

SENATE COMMITTEE ON INVESTIGATIONS & GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS 
Chair:  Andrew Lanza -- an added $15,000
Ranking Member
: Brad Hoylman -- an added $9,500
            Members:  David Carlucci, Ruben Diaz, Martin J. Golden, Terrence Murphy, Michael Nozzolio,
Thomas O’Mara, Daniel Squadron

 

ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Chair: William Magnarelli -- an added $15,000
Ranking Member:  Christopher Friend -- an added $9,500
Members: Karl Brabenic, David Buchwald, Harry Bronson,
David Gantt, Mark Gjonaj, Kimberly Jean-Pierre, William Magee, Tom McKevitt, Steven Otis, Phil Ramos, Addie Russell, Sean Ryan,
Michelle Schimel, Frank Skardatos, James Skoufis, Dan Stec, Carrie Woerner, Angela Wozniak

ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT, ANALYSIS & INVESTIGATION
Chair: Ellen Jaffee -- an added $12,500
Ranking Member: Peter Lawrence -- an added $9,000
MembersMichael Kearns, William Magnarelli,
Michael Montesano, Annette Robinson, Fred Thiele, Jr.

                   

ASSEMBLY JUDICIARY COMMITTEE
Chair: Helene Weinstein -- an added $18,000
Ranking Member: Michael Montesano -- an added $11,000
MembersWilliam Barclay, Edward Braunstein, David Buchwald, Jeffrey Dinowitz, Andy Goodell, Al Graf, Latoya Joyner,
Todd Kaminsky, Charles Lavine, Chad Lupinacci, Anthony Palumbo, Dan Quart, Rebecca Seawright,
Jo Anne Simon, Phil Steck, Matthew Titone, Michele Titus, David Weprin, Kenneth Zebrowski

ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS
Chair: Crystal Peoples-Stokes -- an added $12,500
Ranking Member: Janet Duprey -- an added $9,000
Members: Michael Benedetto, Rodneyse Bichotte, Michael Blake, David Buchwald, Erik Dilan,
Sandy Galef, Deborah Glick, Andy Goodell, Mark Johns, Ron Kim, Kieran Michael Lalor, Michelle Schimel

 


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"D.A. Salary reimbursement bill passes state Senate", Watertown Daily Times (Brian Molongowski)

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JUDICIARY LAW 183-a:  WHERE'S THE EVIDENCE?

 

& what's been happening -- district attorney salaries & state aid

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