219-b. The New York state court officer academy. 1. There shall be established a New York state court officer academy (hereinafter referred to in this section as the "academy"). This academy shall serve as a center for the provision of education and training to New York state court officers and other non-judicial employees of the New York state courts.
2. The chief administrator of the courts may enter into one or more agreements jointly with the dormitory authority and with any other person, firm, association, corporation or agency pursuant to which facilities for such academy shall be procured, constructed or otherwise provided and thereafter maintained; provided that: (a) a branch of such academy shall be established on the property or properties located in the county of Kings; and (b) a second branch of such academy shall be established in one or more facilities within the county of Saratoga. Expenses of the unified court system in relation to such an agreement or agreements shall be paid out of funds appropriated to the judiciary for that purpose.
3. Except as otherwise provided in an agreement specified in subdivision two of this section, the academy shall be deemed a court-related agency of the unified court system and shall be operated by nonjudicial employees thereof.
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