senate Bill S1051

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to freezing per diems for legislators with secondary incomes exceeding 20 percent of their legislative salaries

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S1051 - Details

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Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง5, Leg L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7952

S1051 - Summary

Relates to freezing per diems for legislators with secondary incomes exceeding 20 percent of their legislative salaries.

S1051 - Sponsor Memo

S1051 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1051

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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 freezing  per  diems
  for  legislators  with secondary incomes exceeding 20 percent of their
  legislative salaries

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section  5 of the legislative law, as
amended by section 1 of part M-1 of chapter 407 of the laws of 1999,  is
amended to read as follows:
  2.  Each member of the legislature shall receive payment of actual and
necessary transportation expenses and a per diem equivalent to the  most
recent federal per diem rates published by the General Services Adminis-
tration  and set forth in 41 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) Part 301,
App. A, while in travel status in the performance of his or her  duties;
and  such other reasonable expenses as may be necessary for the perform-
ance of the member's responsibilities as  determined  by  the  temporary
president  of the senate or speaker of the assembly for their respective
houses. The per diem allowances, including partial per diem  allowances,
shall be made pursuant to regulations promulgated by the temporary pres-
ident of the senate and the speaker of the assembly for their respective
houses,  on audit and warrant of the comptroller on vouchers approved by
the temporary president of the senate or his or  her  designee  and  the
speaker  of  the  assembly  or  his or her designee for their respective
houses.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS  SECTION,  THE  PER
DIEM  RATE  RECEIVED  BY  LEGISLATORS WITH SECONDARY INCOMES THAT EXCEED
TWENTY PERCENT OF THEIR LEGISLATIVE SALARIES, SHALL NOT EXCEED  THE  PER
DIEM  RATE  ESTABLISHED FOR THE TWO THOUSAND NINE-TWO THOUSAND TEN STATE
FISCAL YEAR.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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