senate Bill S5404

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides for the appointment of a standing committee on conference to resolve differences between similar, but not identical, bills and resolutions

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2010 referred to investigations and government operations
Apr 29, 2009 referred to investigations and government operations

S5404 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3853
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง54-b, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S381, A1120
2013-2014: S1473
2015-2016: S2666
2017-2018: S4578
2019-2020: S4001

S5404 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the appointment of a standing committee on conference to resolve differences between similar, but not identical bills and resolutions; also provides that such committee may refer bills and resolutions to sub-committees for disposition; further provides for appointment of a non-partisan counsel to make referrals to such standing committee on similar bills and resolutions.

S5404 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5404 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5404

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 29, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in  relation  to  providing  for  a
  standing  committee on conference to resolve differences between simi-
  lar, but not identical bills and resolutions passing  the  senate  and
  assembly

  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 section 54-b
to read as follows:
  S 54-B. STANDING COMMITTEE  ON  CONFERENCE;  REFERRAL  TO  CONFERENCE,
APPOINTMENT  OF NONPARTISAN COUNSEL FOR REFERRAL. 1. BY JANUARY FIFTH OF
EACH YEAR, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF  THE
ASSEMBLY  SHALL APPOINT A STANDING COMMITTEE ON CONFERENCE. SUCH COMMIT-
TEE SHALL BE CONSTITUTED BY THE FILING OF A  JOINT  CERTIFICATE  BY  THE
TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY WITH
THE SECRETARY OF THE SENATE AND CLERK OF THE ASSEMBLY AND SHALL  CONSIST
OF  FIVE  MEMBERS  OF  EACH HOUSE, INCLUDING AT LEAST TWO MEMBERS OF THE
MINORITY OF EACH HOUSE. THE MEMBERS OF THE STANDING COMMITTEE ON CONFER-
ENCE MAY BE CHANGED BY AN AGREEMENT OF THE TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF  THE
SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY AT ANY TIME.
  THIS  COMMITTEE SHALL BE KNOWN AS THE STANDING COMMITTEE ON CONFERENCE
AND:
  (A) SHALL DELIBERATE ON ALL BILLS OR RESOLUTIONS FOR  CONFERENCE  THAT
ARE  REFERRED TO IT FROM THE LEGISLATIVE LEADERS AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVI-
SION TWO OF THIS SECTION OR AS REFERRED TO IT BY THE NONPARTISAN COUNSEL
JOINTLY APPOINTED BY THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE LEGISLATIVE BILL  DRAFTING
COMMISSION AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04850-02-9

S. 5404                             2

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