assembly Bill A2415

2011-2012 Legislative Session

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

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A2415 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4877
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยงยง5-b & 5-c, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A11233, S3139
2013-2014: A7026, S3556
2015-2016: A4677, S2722
2017-2018: A6109, S1229
2019-2020: S2010
2021-2022: S3874

A2415 (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 12 years; limits the tenure of the chairman of any single legislative committee to 8 years.

A2415 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2415

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. GALEF, SPANO -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Governmental 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
TWELVE 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  EIGHT
YEARS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04088-01-1