Public hearing on judicial compensation to be held by state commission

October 4, 2023 Rob Abruzzese
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The New York State Commission on Legislative, Judicial and Executive Compensation has announced it will hold a public hearing to discuss judicial compensation. The hearing is slated for Friday, Oct. 13, 2023, at 10 a.m. at the New York City Bar Association in Midtown Manhattan.

The meeting will also be accessible via a live webcast, details of which will be available on the Commission’s website on the day of the meeting.

Those interested in testifying can contact the commission in advance through email or regular mail. Written submissions from the public are also welcomed and will be posted on the commission’s website.

The commission, an independent body, is mandated to assess and make recommendations regarding compensation for judges, state legislators and certain state officials. These recommendations will take effect unless modified or annulled by legislative action. 

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The deadline for the commission’s recommendations on judicial compensation is Dec. 31, 2023. Recommendations concerning legislative and executive compensation are due by Nov. 15, 2024.

The commission convenes every four years and consists of seven appointed members, including representatives designated by the governor, the president pro tempore of the New York State Senate, the speaker of the New York State Assembly and the chief judge of the New York State Court of Appeals.


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