senate Bill S1892

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Places limitations on the amount of money that the governor may propose to spend in a given fiscal year; repealer

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 08, 2012 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 09, 2012 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 04, 2012 referred to finance
Feb 02, 2011 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 19, 2011 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 18, 2011 ordered to third reading cal.3
reported and committed to rules
Jan 14, 2011 to attorney-general for opinion
referred to finance

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Jan 18, 2011 - Rules committee Vote

S1892
13
9
committee
13
Aye
9
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 18, 2011 - Finance committee Vote

S1892
18
13
committee
18
Aye
13
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S1892 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4976A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Add Art 7 §7-a, rpld & add §17, Constn
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4047A

S1892 - Summary

Places limitations on the amount of money that the governor may propose to spend in a given fiscal year.

S1892 - Sponsor Memo

S1892 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1892

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to article 7 of the constitution, in relation  to
  limiting  the  growth  on  New York state disbursements and creating a
  revenue stabilization tax reduction and debt repayment fund; repealing
  section 17 of article 7 of the constitution  relating  to  authorizing
  the  establishment of a fund to aid in the stabilization of tax reven-
  ues

  Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That article  7  of  the
constitution be amended by adding a new section 7-a to read as follows:
  S  7-A.  1. EXCEPT IN THE CASE OF AN EMERGENCY, THE GOVERNOR SHALL NOT
SUBMIT ANY APPROPRIATION BILL OR BILLS, NOR SHALL  THE  LEGISLATURE  ACT
UPON  ANY  SUCH APPROPRIATION BILL OR SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION BILL OR
BILLS FOR THE SUPPORT OF GOVERNMENT WHICH AUTHORIZE AN INCREASE IN TOTAL
STATE SPENDING OVER THE PRECEDING STATE FISCAL YEAR WHICH IS  IN  EXCESS
OF THE PRODUCT OF THE TOTAL STATE SPENDING FOR THE PRECEDING FISCAL YEAR
AND  THE  LESSER  OF ONE HUNDRED TWENTY PERCENT OF THE INFLATION RATE OR
TWO PERCENT.
  2. UPON A FINDING AND DECLARATION OF AN EMERGENCY BY THE GOVERNOR WITH
CONCURRENCE OF THE COMPTROLLER, THE GOVERNOR MAY SUBMIT AN APPROPRIATION
BILL OR BILLS WHICH AUTHORIZE TOTAL STATE  SPENDING  IN  EXCESS  OF  THE
LIMITATION PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION.
  3. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  A.  "TOTAL  STATE  SPENDING"  SHALL  MEAN ALL STATE FUNDS, WHICH SHALL
CONSTITUTE: (I) GENERAL FUNDS; (II) SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS; (III) CAPITAL
PROJECT FUNDS; (IV) DEBT SERVICE FUNDS.
  B. "INFLATION RATE" SHALL MEAN THE ANNUAL  PERCENTAGE  CHANGE  IN  THE
CONSUMER  PRICE  INDEX,  ALL  URBAN, AS PUBLISHED BY THE BUREAU OF LABOR
STATISTICS, OR ANY SUCCESSOR AGENCY, FOR THE PREVIOUS TWELVE MONTH PERI-
OD ENDING OCTOBER THIRTY-FIRST.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
S                                                          LBD89094-02-1

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