senate Bill S3137

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York state independent budget office

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Jan 06, 2010 referred to judiciary
Mar 11, 2009 referred to judiciary

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S3137 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5925
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 4-B ยงยง75 & 76, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7285, A7184
2013-2014: S4005, A2007
2015-2016: S4468, A2830
2017-2018: S2325, A4444
2019-2020: S2029, A6531

S3137 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the New York state independent budget office with a director to be appointed by a special committee composed of the assembly speaker and minority leader, the temporary president and minority leader of the senate, and the state comptroller, upon the recommendations of the assembly ways and means committee and the senate finance committee; such office shall provide objective, non-partisan and timely analyses of state revenue, expenditures and management practices to members of the legislature for any legislation with fiscal impact or at the request of a leader or a committee.

S3137 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3137 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3137

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GRIFFO,  ALESI,  BONACIC, GOLDEN, HANNON, LARKIN,
  LITTLE, MAZIARZ, MORAHAN, SALAND, SEWARD --  read  twice  and  ordered
  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judici-
  ary

AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to establishing the New
  York state independent 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
                NEW YORK STATE INDEPENDENT BUDGET OFFICE
SECTION 75. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE NEW YORK STATE  INDEPENDENT  BUDGET
              OFFICE.
        76. DIRECTOR OF THE NEW YORK STATE INDEPENDENT BUDGET OFFICE.
  S  75.  POWERS  AND  DUTIES  OF  THE NEW YORK STATE INDEPENDENT BUDGET
OFFICE. THERE SHALL HEREBY BE ESTABLISHED A NEW YORK  STATE  INDEPENDENT
BUDGET  OFFICE.  1. IT SHALL BE THE DUTY OF THE NEW YORK STATE INDEPEND-
ENT BUDGET OFFICE TO PROVIDE THE MEMBERS AND COMMITTEES OF THE  LEGISLA-
TURE WITH INFORMATION WHICH WILL ASSIST SUCH OFFICIALS AND BODIES IN THE
DISCHARGE  OF  THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES WHICH ARE RELATED TO THE BUDGETARY
PROCESS INCLUDING:
  (A) INFORMATION WITH RESPECT TO THE BUDGET, APPROPRIATIONS  BILLS  AND
PROPOSED LAWS WITH FISCAL IMPLICATIONS;
  (B)  INFORMATION  WITH RESPECT TO ESTIMATED REVENUES AND RECEIPTS, AND
CHANGING REVENUE CONDITIONS;
  (C) INFORMATION WITH RESPECT TO THE PERFORMANCE AND  EFFECTIVENESS  OF
STATE AGENCIES AND PROGRAMS; AND
  (D)  TO  THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, SUCH OTHER INFORMATION OR ANALYSES AS
MAY BE REQUESTED BY SUCH OFFICIALS AND BODIES, AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01673-01-9

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