|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 02, 2012||referred to investigations and government operations|
senate Bill S7285
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee
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S7285 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7285 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Creates the New York state independent budget office with a director to be appointed by a special committee composed of the assembly speaker and minority leader, the temporary president and minority leader of the senate, and the state comptroller, upon the recommendations of the assembly ways and means committee and the senate finance committee; such office shall provide objective, non-partisan and timely analyses of state revenue, expenditures and management practices to members of the legislature for any legislation with fiscal impact or at the request of a leader or a committee.
S7285 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7285 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the legislative law, in relation to establishing the New York state independent budget office PURPOSE: To establish a New York State Independent Budget Office to provide objective, nonpartisan analyses of state revenues, expenditures and management practices. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Adds a new article to the executive law to create and define the powers and duties of the New York State Independent Budget Office (NYSIBO). Duties of the independent budget office shall include providing members and committees of the legislature information with respect to: * the budget, appropriation bills and bills with fiscal implications; * estimated revenues and receipts, and changing revenue conditions; * the effectiveness of state agencies and programs; and
S7285 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7285 I N S E N A T E May 2, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GRIFFO -- 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 establishing the New York state independent budget office 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 article 4-B to read as follows: ARTICLE 4-B NEW YORK STATE INDEPENDENT BUDGET OFFICE SECTION 75. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE NEW YORK STATE INDEPENDENT BUDGET OFFICE. 76. DIRECTOR OF THE NEW YORK STATE INDEPENDENT BUDGET OFFICE. S 75. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE NEW YORK STATE INDEPENDENT BUDGET OFFICE. THERE SHALL HEREBY BE ESTABLISHED A NEW YORK STATE INDEPENDENT BUDGET OFFICE. 1. IT SHALL BE THE DUTY OF THE NEW YORK STATE INDEPEND- ENT BUDGET OFFICE TO PROVIDE THE MEMBERS AND COMMITTEES OF THE LEGISLA- TURE WITH INFORMATION WHICH WILL ASSIST SUCH OFFICIALS AND BODIES IN THE DISCHARGE OF THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES WHICH ARE RELATED TO THE BUDGETARY PROCESS INCLUDING: (A) INFORMATION WITH RESPECT TO THE BUDGET, APPROPRIATIONS BILLS AND PROPOSED LAWS WITH FISCAL IMPLICATIONS; (B) INFORMATION WITH RESPECT TO ESTIMATED REVENUES AND RECEIPTS, AND CHANGING REVENUE CONDITIONS; (C) INFORMATION WITH RESPECT TO THE PERFORMANCE AND EFFECTIVENESS OF STATE AGENCIES AND PROGRAMS; AND (D) TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, SUCH OTHER INFORMATION OR ANALYSES AS MAY BE REQUESTED BY SUCH OFFICIALS AND BODIES, AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC. REQUESTS MADE BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE CHAIR OF THE ASSEMBLY WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE AND THE CHAIR OF THE SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE REGARDING THE BUDGET, REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES SHALL RECEIVE PRIORITY ATTENTION. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07015-02-2
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