senate Bill S4877

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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Jan 04, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations
Apr 28, 2011 referred to investigations and government operations

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S4877 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2415
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยงยง5-b & 5-c, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3139, A11233
2013-2014: S3556, A7026
2015-2016: S2722, A4677
2017-2018: S1229, A6109
2019-2020: S2010
2021-2022: S3874

S4877 (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.

S4877 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4877 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4877

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 28, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GRIFFO, DeFRANCISCO, FUSCHILLO, GOLDEN, GRISANTI,
  LARKIN, LAVALLE, MAZIARZ, O'MARA, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE, SEWARD, ZELDIN
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Investigations and Government 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

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