senate Bill S50

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for disclosure of memoranda of understanding regarding certain line item appropriations in the state budget

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

S50 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5898
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §88, Pub Off L; add §28, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5274, A652

S50 - Summary

Provides for disclosure of memoranda of understanding between the governor and the legislature regarding "lump sum" line item appropriations in the state budget.

S50 - Sponsor Memo

S50 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   50

                       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 Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the public officers law and the state  finance  law,  in
  relation  to public disclosure of memoranda of understanding regarding
  certain line item appropriations in the state budget

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

  Section  1.  Paragraphs  (i) and (j) of subdivision 2 of section 88 of
the public officers law, paragraph (i) as added by chapter  933  of  the
laws  of  1977  and as relettered by chapter 813 of the laws of 1987 and
paragraph (j) as added by chapter 510 of the laws of 1999,  are  amended
and a new paragraph (k) is added to read as follows:
  (i)  any  other files, records, papers or documents required by law to
be made available for public inspection and copying[.];
  (j) external audits conducted pursuant to section  ninety-two  of  the
legislative  law  and  schedules  issued  pursuant to subdivision two of
section ninety of the legislative law[.]; AND
  (K) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY ORDER, RULE OR RESOLUTION TO THE CONTRARY, ANY
MEMORANDA OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE  EXECUTIVE  AND  THE  LEGISLATURE
REGARDING LUMP SUM APPROPRIATION LISTED AS LINE ITEMS IN THE STATE BUDG-
ET.    SUCH  MEMORANDA  OF UNDERSTANDING, OR ANY SEGREGATION OF LUMP SUM
APPROPRIATION, BETWEEN THE LEGISLATIVE LEADERS AND/OR THE GOVERNOR SHALL
SPECIFY THE PROGRAM OR PROJECT BEING FUNDED, THE SELECTION CRITERIA, THE
PARTIES INVOLVED IN THE SELECTION PROCESS AND THE DOLLAR AMOUNT  OF  THE
APPROPRIATION.
  S  2.  The  state finance law is amended by adding a new section 28 to
read as follows:
  S 28. BUDGETED FUNDS FOR UNSPECIFIED CAPITAL  PROJECTS  AND  OPERATING
GRANTS.  1.  ANY  SINGLE  GRANT  PROVIDED TO ANY RECIPIENT PURSUANT TO A

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

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