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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to investigations and government operations|
|Apr 07, 2011||referred to investigations and government operations|
senate Bill S4491
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4491 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Legislative Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §§33-a, 33-b, 33-c, Leg L
S4491 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S4491 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the legislative law, in relation to chief administrative officers, staff and office allocations, introduction of legislation and continuity of legislative sessions PURPOSE: To improve the operations of the Legislature of the State of New York and create a fair, statutory system of operating the Legislature. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Provides for the appointment of a chief administrative officer of the Senate and Assembly who shall have the day to day management and control of all administrative officers of the senate and assembly and who shall jointly have control of the joint offices established by this legislation. The chief administrative officer shall conduct herself or himself in a non-partisan manner, affording to all Members of the Senate and Assembly equal treatment and equal access to administrative services of the legislature.
S4491 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4491 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 7, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BONACIC -- 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 chief administrative officers, staff and office allocations, introduction of legislation and continuity of legislative sessions 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 three new sections 33-a, 33-b, and 33-c to read as follows: S 33-A. CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS. 1. THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY SHALL DESIGNATE A CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER OF EACH HOUSE. SUCH CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER SHALL BE KNOWN IN THE SENATE AS THE SECRE- TARY OF THE SENATE. SUCH CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER SHALL BE KNOWN IN THE ASSEMBLY AS THE CLERK OF THE ASSEMBLY. THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER SHALL HAVE DAY TO DAY MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF ALL ADMINISTRA- TIVE OFFICES OF SENATE AND ASSEMBLY AND SHALL JOINTLY HAVE CONTROL OF JOINT OFFICES ESTABLISHED BY THIS SECTION. THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER SHALL CONDUCT HERSELF OR HIMSELF IN A NON-PARTISAN MANNER, AFFORDING TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY EQUAL TREATMENT AND EQUAL ACCESS TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES OF THE LEGISLATURE. 2. THE ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES OF THE LEGISLATURE SHALL BE COMBINED AND MANAGED JOINTLY BY THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES INCLUDE SERVICES RELATED TO (A) HUMAN RESOURCES SUCH AS PERSON- NEL HIRING, BENEFITS MANAGEMENT, AND PAYROLL; (B) MEDIA SERVICES INCLUD- ING AUDIO, VIDEO, PRINT DESIGN AND PRODUCTION; (C) RESEARCH; (D) MAIL TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE; (E) TECHNOLO- GY; (F) CONTRACTING; (G) SUCH OTHER SERVICES AS ARE NECESSARY TO ADMIN- ISTER THE BUSINESS OF THE LEGISLATURE AND DO NOT RELATE TO POLICIES OF LAW DEVELOPMENT. THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS SHALL, IN CONSULTA- TION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL SERVICE ESTABLISH A LISTING OF TITLES EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08989-03-1
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