senate Bill S49

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Makes provision regarding legislative additions to the governor's proposed budget bills

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 04, 2012 referred to finance
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S49 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง53-e, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5293

S49 - Summary

Requires disclosure of proposed recipients of member item appropriations; requires all members to be allowed an equal amount of appropriations for member items; makes the process of distributing member item funds more open to the public and provides for more equitable distribution of funds.

S49 - Sponsor Memo

S49 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   49

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to legislative  addi-
  tions to the governor's proposed budget bills

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

  Section 1. The state finance law is amended by adding  a  new  section
53-e to read as follows:
  S 53-E. LEGISLATIVE ADDITIONS TO THE GOVERNOR'S PROPOSED BUDGET BILLS.
1.  IF  THERE  IS  ANY  ADDITION  TO  A  GOVERNOR'S PROPOSED BUDGET BILL
PROPOSED OR SPONSORED FOR INCLUSION  IN  SUCH  BILL  BY  ANY  INDIVIDUAL
MEMBER  OF  THE  SENATE  OR ASSEMBLY FOR PURPOSES OF FUNDING PROJECTS OR
PROGRAMS WITHIN SUCH INDIVIDUAL MEMBER'S DISTRICT, THEN EACH  INDIVIDUAL
SENATOR SHALL BE ENTITLED TO AN EQUAL APPROPRIATION AS ANY OTHER SENATOR
AND EACH INDIVIDUAL MEMBER OF THE ASSEMBLY SHALL BE ENTITLED TO AN EQUAL
APPROPRIATION AS ANY OTHER MEMBER OF THE ASSEMBLY.
  2. THE SENATE FINANCE AND THE ASSEMBLY WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEES SHALL
PROVIDE  THE  FOLLOWING  FOR  EACH  PROPOSED ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION AS
DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION: THE  FORMAL  NAME  OF  THE
PROGRAM; ITS SPONSORING GROUP; ITS FULL ADDRESS; ITS LEGISLATIVE SPONSOR
OR SPONSORS; AND A DESCRIPTION OF AND JUSTIFICATION FOR THE PROGRAM.
  3.  THE SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE AND ASSEMBLY WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE
SHALL ESTABLISH FURTHER RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR DETERMINING WHETHER  A
PROPOSED  ADDITIONAL  APPROPRIATION  AS  DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF
THIS SECTION SHALL BE INCLUDED IN THE STATE BUDGET.
  4. ANY PROPOSED ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION AS DESCRIBED  IN  SUBDIVISION
ONE OF THIS SECTION MUST BE INCLUDED IN A BUDGET BILL AS A LINE-ITEM.
  5.  ANY MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE WHO SPONSORS ANY PROPOSED ADDITIONAL
APPROPRIATION AS DESCRIBED IN  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  THIS  SECTION  MUST
DISCLOSE  WHETHER  OR  NOT  THEY,  OR  ANY SPOUSE OR RELATIVE DEFINED IN

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

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