senate Bill S496

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for the establishment of a joint budget committee on conference to resolve differences between legislation passed by the senate and assembly

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 05, 2011 referred to investigations and government operations

S496 - Details

Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง53-a, Leg L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S941

S496 - Summary

Provides for the establishment of a joint budget committee or conference on appropriations and proposed legislation or resolutions related to the budget to resolve differences between similar but not identical legislation passed by the senate and assembly.

S496 - Sponsor Memo

S496 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   496

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- 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  providing  for  a
  joint  budget  committee  on conference to resolve differences between
  similar but not identical legislation passed by the senate and  assem-
  bly

  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 a new section 53-a
to read as follows:
  S 53-A. JOINT BUDGET COMMITTEE ON  CONFERENCE  ON  APPROPRIATIONS  AND
PROPOSED LEGISLATION OR RESOLUTIONS RELATED TO THE BUDGET. 1. WITHIN TWO
DAYS OF THE PASSAGE OF APPROPRIATIONS AND PROPOSED LEGISLATION OR RESOL-
UTIONS RELATED TO THE BUDGET IN EACH HOUSE OF THE LEGISLATURE, WHICH ARE
SIMILAR  BUT  NOT  IDENTICAL  TO THOSE OF THE OTHER HOUSE, AND WHICH, IF
AGREED TO BY BOTH HOUSES, WOULD CONSTITUTE SUFFICIENT  FUNDING  FOR  THE
SUPPORT  OF  GOVERNMENT,  THE  TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE
SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY SHALL JOINTLY  CONVENE  A  BUDGET  COMMITTEE  ON
CONFERENCE  TO CONSIDER AND WHICH MAY REPORT UPON SUCH LEGISLATION. SUCH
COMMITTEE SHALL BE CONSTITUTED BY THE FILING OF A JOINT  CERTIFICATE  BY
THE  TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY
WITH THE SECRETARY OF THE SENATE AND THE  CLERK  OF  THE  ASSEMBLY,  AND
SHALL CONSIST OF THE SAME NUMBER OF MEMBERS OF EACH HOUSE. UNLESS OTHER-
WISE  PROVIDED  IN  THE CERTIFICATE, THERE SHALL BE FIVE MEMBERS ON SUCH
COMMITTEE FROM EACH HOUSE TO BE APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT  OF
THE SENATE WHO SHALL APPOINT THE MEMBERS FROM THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER
OF  THE  ASSEMBLY  WHO  SHALL  APPOINT  THE  MEMBERS  FROM THE ASSEMBLY;
PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT OF EACH HOUSE'S DELEGATION AT LEAST ONE  MEMBER,
UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE RESPECTIVE MINORITY LEADERS, SHALL REPRE-

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

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