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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to investigations and government operations|
|Jan 18, 2013||referred to investigations and government operations|
senate Bill S2519
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S2519 - Details
S2519 - Summary
Entitles members to bring one substantive piece of legislation to the floor for a vote without a home rule message and committee review during each two-year term.
S2519 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2519 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the legislative law, in relation to entitling each member of the legislature to bring one substantive piece of legislation of his or her choosing to the floor for a vote without a home rule message and committee review during each two-year term PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To allow each member of the Legislature, during each two-year term, to bring one substantive piece of legislation, of his or her choosing, to the floor for a vote. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 shall be known and cited as the "sensible opportunity for legislative equality (SOLE) act" Section 2 allows each member of the Legislature, during each two-year term, to choose to have one bill discharged from committee and brought to the floor for a vote by filing a written notice with the clerk of that member's respective House. This excludes any bill accompanied by a home rule message. Section 3 contains the effective date. JUSTIFICATION: This legislation would require that during each
S2519 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2519 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 18, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- 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 entitling each member of the legislature to bring one substantive piece of legis- lation of his or her choosing to the floor for a vote without a home rule message and committee review during each two-year term THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "sensible opportunity for legislative equality (SOLE) act". S 2. The legislative law is amended by adding a new section 33-a to read as follows: S 33-A. ENTITLEMENT TO ONE SUBSTANTIVE BILL DURING EACH TWO-YEAR TERM. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION TO THE CONTRARY, DURING EACH TWO-YEAR TERM OF THE LEGISLATURE, EACH MEMBER SHALL BE ENTITLED TO HAVE AT LEAST ONE SUBSTANTIVE PIECE OF LEGISLATION, OF HIS OR HER CHOOSING, EXCLUSIVE OF ANY BILL ACCOMPANIED BY A HOME RULE MESSAGE, DISCHARGED FROM COMMITTEE AND BROUGHT TO THE FLOOR FOR A VOTE. A MEMBER MAY BRING SUCH BILL TO THE FLOOR FOR A VOTE BY FILING A WRITTEN NOTICE WITH THE CLERK OF SENATE DESK OPERATIONS OR THE INDEX CLERK OF THE ASSEMBLY ON A FORM PROVIDED BY SUCH CLERK. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01224-01-3
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