assembly Bill A653A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Creates the non-partisan legislative budget office

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 22, 2010 print number 653a
Jun 22, 2010 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 06, 2010 referred to governmental operations
Jan 07, 2009 referred to governmental operations

A653 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4526
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 4-B §§76 & 77, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5927, S445
2013-2014: A79, S3450
2015-2016: A5717, S2672
2017-2018: A8600, A10579, S4583
2019-2020: A1835, S3287
2021-2022: A8636, S6819

A653 - Summary

Creates the non-partisan legislative budget office; directs such office shall provide information to legislative committees of the senate and assembly with respect to the state budget, appropriation bills and other bills providing budget authority or tax expenditures; requires such office to report to the temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the assembly.

A653 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   653

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. KAVANAGH -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  legislative law, in relation to creation of the
  non-partisan legislative budget office

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. The legislative law is amended by adding a new article 4-B
to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 4-B
                 NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE
SECTION 76. NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE.
        77. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE OFFICE; REPORT.
  S 76. NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF  THIS
ARTICLE:
  A.  "OFFICE"  MEANS  THE NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE ESTAB-
LISHED IN THIS ARTICLE; AND
  B. "DIRECTOR" MEANS THE DIRECTOR OF THE NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE BUDG-
ET OFFICE.
  2. THERE IS HEREBY CREATED A NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE  BUDGET  OFFICE.
THE  HEAD OF SUCH OFFICE SHALL BE THE DIRECTOR WHO SHALL BE APPOINTED BY
A JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY FOR A TERM OF SEVEN YEARS.
THE DIRECTOR SHALL HOLD NO OTHER PUBLIC  OFFICE  WHILE  SERVING  AS  THE
DIRECTOR.  THE  DIRECTOR SHALL RECEIVE SUCH COMPENSATION AS MAY BE FIXED
BY THE LEGISLATURE.
  S 77. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE OFFICE; REPORT. 1. THE OFFICE SHALL:
  A. PROVIDE INFORMATION TO THE LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES OF THE SENATE AND
ASSEMBLY WITH RESPECT TO THE STATE BUDGET, APPROPRIATION BILLS AND OTHER
BILLS PROVIDING BUDGET AUTHORITY OR TAX EXPENDITURES;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00816-01-9

A653A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4526
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 4-B §§76 & 77, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5927, S445
2013-2014: A79, S3450
2015-2016: A5717, S2672
2017-2018: A8600, A10579, S4583
2019-2020: A1835, S3287
2021-2022: A8636, S6819

A653A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the non-partisan legislative budget office; directs such office shall provide information to legislative committees of the senate and assembly with respect to the state budget, appropriation bills and other bills providing budget authority or tax expenditures; requires such office to report to the temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the assembly.

A653A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 653--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. KAVANAGH -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee  on  Governmental  Operations  --  recommitted to the Committee on
  Governmental Operations in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in  relation  to  creation  of  the
  non-partisan legislative budget office

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The legislative law is amended by adding a new article  4-B
to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 4-B
                 NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE
SECTION 76. NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE.
        77. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE OFFICE; REPORT.
  S  76. NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
ARTICLE:
  A. "OFFICE" MEANS THE NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE  BUDGET  OFFICE  ESTAB-
LISHED IN THIS ARTICLE; AND
  B. "DIRECTOR" MEANS THE DIRECTOR OF THE NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE BUDG-
ET OFFICE.
  C.  "SUPER-MAJORITY  VOTE"  MEANS  A  VOTE REQUIRING TWO-THIRDS OF THE
MEMBERS ELECTED TO EACH BRANCH OF THE LEGISLATURE.
  2. THERE IS HEREBY CREATED A NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE  BUDGET  OFFICE.
THE  HEAD OF SUCH OFFICE SHALL BE THE DIRECTOR WHO SHALL BE APPOINTED BY
A JOINT RESOLUTION REQUIRING A SUPER-MAJORITY VOTE OF BOTH OF THE SENATE
AND ASSEMBLY FOR A TERM OF SEVEN YEARS.  THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF  THE
SENATE  AND  SPEAKER  OF  THE  ASSEMBLY, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE SENATE
MINORITY LEADER AND ASSEMBLY MINORITY LEADER SHALL REACH A CONSENSUS  ON
A  CANDIDATE  FOR THE DIRECTOR POSITION ON WHICH THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.