senate Bill S4491

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to chief administrative officers, staff and office allocations, introduction of legislation and continuity of legislative sessions

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations
Apr 07, 2011 referred to investigations and government operations

S4491 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7648
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยงยง33-a, 33-b, 33-c, Leg L

S4491 - Summary

Relates to chief administrative officers, staff and office allocations, introduction of legislation and continuity of legislative sessions.

S4491 - Sponsor Memo

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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