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Commission on compensation to meet

The New York State Commission on Legislative, Judicial and Executive Compensation will hold public meetings Monday and Dec. 16, both at 11 a.m. Both meetings will be held at the New York City Bar Association, 42 W. 44th St., New York City. The meetings will be restricted to issues relating to judicial compensation. The meetings are open to the public and will also be viewable online via a live webcast.

The New York State Commission on Legislative, Judicial, & Executive Compensation is an independent body tasked with examining, evaluating and making recommendations with respect to compensation for New York State’s judges, members of the state legislature, and state officials named in section 169 of the Executive Law. The recommendations shall have the force of law unless modified or abrogated by legislation prior to taking effect.

Every four years, beginning June 2015, the Commission is established with seven appointed members – three are designated by the Governor, one by the President Pro Tempore of the New York State Senate, one by the Speaker of the New York State Assembly, and two by the Chief Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals, one of whom serves as chair of the Commission.

The public can also listen to the hearing by telephone. Information on remote viewing or listening will be posted at http://www.nyscommissiononcompensation.org prior to the date of each meeting. No public testimony will be taken at the meetings.

You may contact the Commission by email at nyscompensation@gmail.com or by regular mail at NYS Commission on Legislative, Judicial and Executive Compensation, 64 Beaver St., Box 454, New York, NY 10004.

 

 

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