senate Bill S879A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York state independent budget office

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 09, 2012 print number 879a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 04, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 05, 2011 referred to investigations and government operations

Co-Sponsors

S879 - Details

Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 4-B §§75 & 76, Leg L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7038

S879 - Summary

Creates the New York state independent budget office to 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.

S879 - Sponsor Memo

S879 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   879

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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 AN  OFFICE  OF  THE  NEW  YORK
STATE  LEGISLATURE  TO BE KNOWN AS THE NEW YORK STATE INDEPENDENT BUDGET
OFFICE.  1. IT SHALL BE THE PRIMARY DUTY AND FUNCTION OF  THE  NEW  YORK
STATE INDEPENDENT BUDGET OFFICE TO PROVIDE THE MEMBERS AND COMMITTEES OF
THE  LEGISLATURE  WITH  INFORMATION WHICH WILL ASSIST SUCH OFFICIALS AND
BODIES IN THE DISCHARGE OF MATTERS WITHIN THEIR JURISDICTION  PERTAINING
TO THE BUDGETARY PROCESS INCLUDING:
  (A)  INFORMATION  WITH RESPECT TO THE BUDGET, APPROPRIATIONS BILLS AND
OTHER   BILLS   AUTHORIZING   OR   PROVIDING   FOR   EXPENDITURES   FROM
GOVERNMENT-WIDE  FUNDS  OR  REVENUES TO THOSE FUNDS; INCLUDING ANY BILLS
THAT HAVE A DIRECT OR INDIRECT FISCAL IMPACT IN  TERMS  OF  SPENDING  OR
REVENUE;
  (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.

Co-Sponsors

S879A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 4-B §§75 & 76, Leg L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7038

S879A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the New York state independent budget office to 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.

S879A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S879A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 879--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GOLDEN, GALLIVAN, VALESKY, YOUNG -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Investigations and Government Operations -- recommitted to the Commit-
  tee  on  Investigations  and  Government Operations in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

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 AN OFFICE OF THE NEW YORK
STATE LEGISLATURE TO BE KNOWN AS THE NEW YORK STATE  INDEPENDENT  BUDGET
OFFICE.    1.  IT SHALL BE THE PRIMARY DUTY AND FUNCTION OF THE NEW YORK
STATE INDEPENDENT BUDGET OFFICE TO PROVIDE THE MEMBERS AND COMMITTEES OF
THE LEGISLATURE WITH INFORMATION WHICH WILL ASSIST  SUCH  OFFICIALS  AND
BODIES  IN THE DISCHARGE OF MATTERS WITHIN THEIR JURISDICTION PERTAINING
TO THE BUDGETARY PROCESS INCLUDING:
  (A) INFORMATION WITH RESPECT TO THE BUDGET, APPROPRIATIONS  BILLS  AND
OTHER   BILLS   AUTHORIZING   OR   PROVIDING   FOR   EXPENDITURES   FROM
GOVERNMENT-WIDE FUNDS OR REVENUES TO THOSE FUNDS;  INCLUDING  ANY  BILLS
THAT  HAVE  A  DIRECT  OR INDIRECT FISCAL IMPACT IN TERMS OF SPENDING OR
REVENUE;

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

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