29 Jan 2019
Joint Legislative Public Hearing on 2019-2020 Executive Budget Proposal: Topic Public Protection
Hearing Room B, 2nd Floor
9:30 AM to 9:30 AM Archived Video
Senate Finance Committee Chair Liz Krueger and Assembly Ways and Means Committee Chair Helene E. Weinstein will hold the fourth hearing, in a series of 13 hearings, on the 2019-20 Executive Budget on Tuesday, January 29th, at 9:30 a.m. in Hearing Room B of the Legislative Office Building, Albany.
During the Public Protection Hearing, government officials and representatives of various law enforcement and public safety advocacy groups will provide testimony to the Senate and Assembly fiscal committees.
These joint hearings will continue through February 12th and will be available for viewing on the Senate and Assembly websites. The Legislative Channel (on cable systems throughout the state) also will carry the proceedings, which will be preempted when the houses are in session. At the conclusion of the legislative deliberations, the channel will resume televised coverage of the hearings.
Testimony is scheduled from the New York State Office of Court Administration Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence K. Marks, New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct Administrator and Counsel Robert Tembeckjian, New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Deputy Commissioner Terence O’Leary, and New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services Executive Deputy Commissioner Michael C. Green.
Also providing testimony are New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Acting Commissioner Anthony J. Annucci, New York State Division of State Police Deputy Superintendent Chris Fiore, New York State Office of Indigent Legal Services Director Bill Leahy, and New York State Office of Information Technology Services Chief Information Officer Robert H. Samson.
Testimony is also expected from New York State Defenders Association Deputy Director Susan Bryant, Legal Action Center Vice President of Policy Advocacy Tracie Gardner, and New York Legal Services Coalition Executive Director Maha Syed.
Others testifying include New York State Troopers Police Benevolent Association President Thomas Mungeer, New York State Police Investigators Association President Christopher Quick, Police Benevolent Association of New York President Scott Marciszewski and Vice President Manuel Vilar, and New York State Correctional Officers Police Benevolent Association President Michael Powers and Executive Vice President Tammy Sawchuk.