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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to investigations and government operations|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to investigations and government operations|
senate Bill S1473
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S1473 - Details
S1473 - Summary
Provides for the appointment of a standing committee on conference to resolve differences between similar, but not identical bills and resolutions; also provides that such committee may refer bills and resolutions to sub-committees for disposition; further provides for appointment of a non-partisan counsel to make referrals to such standing committee on similar bills and resolutions.
S1473 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1473 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the legislative law, in relation to providing for a standing committee on conference to resolve differences between similar, but not identical bills and resolutions passing the senate and assembly PURPOSE: To create a standing committee on conference consisting of Senators and Members of the Assembly to produce a single bill and explanatory report when each house has passed a separate bill accomplishing the same purpose. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The Legislative Law is amended to require that a Standing Committee on Conference be created to reconcile similar versions of legislation passed by the Senate and Assembly. The Committee shall consist of ten members. Five members shall be appointed by each the Temporary President of the Senate and the Speaker of the Assembly. In addition, the Committee shall invite the prime sponsors of the respective bills to participate as non-voting members. Whenever a bill or resolution has passed the Senate or the Assembly and contains substantially the same provisions of law or accomplishes
S1473 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1473 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Government Operations AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to providing for a standing committee on conference to resolve differences between simi- lar, but not identical bills and resolutions passing the senate and assembly 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 54-c to read as follows: S 54-C. STANDING COMMITTEE ON CONFERENCE; REFERRAL TO CONFERENCE, APPOINTMENT OF NONPARTISAN COUNSEL FOR REFERRAL. 1. BY JANUARY FIFTH OF EACH YEAR, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY SHALL APPOINT A STANDING COMMITTEE ON CONFERENCE. SUCH COMMIT- TEE 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 CLERK OF THE ASSEMBLY AND SHALL CONSIST OF FIVE MEMBERS OF EACH HOUSE, INCLUDING AT LEAST TWO MEMBERS OF THE MINORITY OF EACH HOUSE. THE MEMBERS OF THE STANDING COMMITTEE ON CONFER- ENCE MAY BE CHANGED BY AN AGREEMENT OF THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY AT ANY TIME. THIS COMMITTEE SHALL BE KNOWN AS THE STANDING COMMITTEE ON CONFERENCE AND: (A) SHALL DELIBERATE ON ALL BILLS OR RESOLUTIONS FOR CONFERENCE THAT ARE REFERRED TO IT FROM THE LEGISLATIVE LEADERS AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVI- SION TWO OF THIS SECTION OR AS REFERRED TO IT BY THE NONPARTISAN COUNSEL JOINTLY APPOINTED BY THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE LEGISLATIVE BILL DRAFTING COMMISSION AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00954-01-3
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