senate Bill S2519

2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 18, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

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S2519 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2747
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง33-a, Leg L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6947, A9548A

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

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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