senate Bill S3139

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Limits tenure of temporary president of the senate, speaker of the assembly, minority leaders and committee chairs

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Jan 06, 2010 referred to investigations and government operations
Mar 11, 2009 referred to investigations and government operations

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S3139 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11233
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยงยง5-b & 5-c, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4877, A2415
2013-2014: S3556, A7026
2015-2016: S2722, A4677
2017-2018: S1229, A6109
2019-2020: S2010
2021-2022: S3874

S3139 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Limits the tenure of the temporary president of the senate, speaker of the assembly, minority leader of the senate and minority leader of the assembly to 8 years; limits the tenure of the chairman of any single legislative committee to 6 years.

S3139 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3139 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3139

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced   by  Sens.  GRIFFO,  ALESI,  BONACIC,  DeFRANCISCO,  GOLDEN,
  O. JOHNSON, LARKIN, LAVALLE, MAZIARZ, PADAVAN, SKELOS,  VOLKER,  YOUNG
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Investigations and Government Operations

AN  ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to limiting the amount
  of time any member of the legislature may serve as temporary president
  of the senate, speaker of the assembly, minority leader of the senate,
  minority leader of the assembly or chairman of a legislative committee

  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 two new sections
5-b and 5-c to read as follows:
  S 5-B. LIMITATION ON TENURE OF TEMPORARY PRESIDENT, SPEAKER AND MINOR-
ITY LEADERS. NO MEMBER OF THE  LEGISLATURE  SHALL  HOLD  THE  OFFICE  OF
TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF  THE  SENATE, SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, MINORITY
LEADER OF THE SENATE OR MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY  FOR  MORE  THAN
EIGHT YEARS.
  S  5-C.  LIMITATION  ON  TENURE  OF LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN. NO
MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE SHALL BE THE CHAIRMAN OF ANY  SINGLE  LEGISLA-
TIVE COMMITTEE, EXCEPT THE COMMITTEE ON RULES, FOR MORE THAN SIX YEARS.
  S  2. This act shall take effect only in the event that the amendments
to the constitution proposed in "CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND
ASSEMBLY proposing an amendment to section 1 of article 4 of the consti-
tution, in relation to term limits  for  the  office  of  governor;  and
proposing an amendment to section 1 of article 5 of the constitution, in
relation to term limits for the offices of comptroller and attorney-gen-
eral"  have  been  enacted  pursuant  to  section 1 of article 19 of the
constitution. Upon such enactment, this act shall  take  effect  on  the
first  of  January  next succeeding the enactment of such constitutional
amendments, and shall apply to offices in the legislature which commence
on or after such effective date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08077-01-9

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