senate Bill S1473

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the appointment of a standing committee on conference to resolve differences between similar, but not identical, bills and resolutions

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 09, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

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S1473 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A257
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add §54-c, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S381A, A8637
2009-2010: S5404

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

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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