senate Bill S3946A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the legislative budget office, enacts a balanced budget requirement and relates to budget reform and enacting performance budgets

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 07, 2014 print number 3946a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Feb 28, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

Bill Amendments

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S3946 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 4-B §§75 & 76, amd §54, Leg L; amd §22, add §28, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4006A

S3946 - Summary

Establish the legislative 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; enacts a balanced budget requirement; relates to budget reform and enacting performance budgets.

S3946 - Sponsor Memo

S3946 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3946

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SKELOS -- 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
  legislative  budget  office;  to  amend  the state finance law and the
  legislative law, in relation to enacting a  balanced  budget  require-
  ment; and to amend the state finance law, in relation to budget reform
  and enacting performance budgets

  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
                        LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE
SECTION 75. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE.
        76. DIRECTOR OF THE LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE.
  S  75. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE. THERE SHALL
HEREBY BE ESTABLISHED AN OFFICE OF THE STATE LEGISLATURE TO BE KNOWN  AS
THE  LEGISLATIVE  BUDGET  OFFICE.    1. IT SHALL BE THE PRIMARY DUTY AND
FUNCTION OF THE LEGISLATIVE 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  JURISDIC-
TION 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;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09080-02-3

Co-Sponsors

S3946A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 4-B §§75 & 76, amd §54, Leg L; amd §22, add §28, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4006A

S3946A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establish the legislative 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; enacts a balanced budget requirement; relates to budget reform and enacting performance budgets.

S3946A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3946A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3946--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SKELOS, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Investigations
  and  Government Operations -- recommitted to the Committee on Investi-
  gations 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
  legislative  budget  office;  to  amend  the state finance law and the
  legislative law, in relation to enacting a  balanced  budget  require-
  ment; and to amend the state finance law, in relation to budget reform
  and enacting performance budgets

  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
                        LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE
SECTION 75. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE.
        76. DIRECTOR OF THE LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE.
  S  75. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE. THERE SHALL
HEREBY BE ESTABLISHED AN OFFICE OF THE STATE LEGISLATURE TO BE KNOWN  AS
THE  LEGISLATIVE  BUDGET  OFFICE.    1. IT SHALL BE THE PRIMARY DUTY AND
FUNCTION OF THE LEGISLATIVE 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  JURISDIC-
TION 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.
                                                           LBD09080-03-4

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