22 CRR-NY 150.2NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 22. JUDICIARY
SUBTITLE A. JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER I. STANDARDS AND ADMINISTRATIVE POLICIES
SUBCHAPTER C. RULES OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATOR OF THE COURTS
PART 150. INDEPENDENT JUDICIAL ELECTION QUALIFICATION COMMISSIONS
22 CRR-NY 150.2
22 CRR-NY 150.2
150.2 Membership.
(a) Each qualification commission shall have 15 members appointed as follows:
(1) the Chief Judge of the State of New York shall select five members, two of whom shall be non-lawyers;
(2) the Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division encompassing the appropriate district commission shall select five members, two of whom shall be non-lawyers;
(3) the president of the New York State Bar Association shall select one member;
(4) four local bar associations, located within the appropriate judicial district and designated by the Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division of the appropriate district, shall each select one member;
(5) for purposes of paragraph (6) of this subdivision only, commissioner appointees of local bar associations shall be concurrently appointed by the Chief Administrative Judge;
(6) the chairs and members of the Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commissions are expressly authorized to participate in a State-sponsored volunteer program within the meaning of Public Officers Law section 17(1)(a).
(b) The Chief Judge of the State of New York shall designate the chair of each commission from the above membership.
(c) Commissioners must be residents of or have a place of business in the judicial district in which they serve.
(d) In making appointments to the commissions, each appointing authority shall give consideration to achieving broad representation of the community, including geographic, racial, ethnic and gender diversity.
(e) Commission members shall act independently and impartially.
22 CRR-NY 150.2
Current through December 31, 2020
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