senate Bill S5297

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the creation of a legislative dormitory facility; decreases legislative per diems; appropriation

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
May 16, 2013 referred to finance

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S5297 - Details

Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Add §1680-r, Pub Auth L; amd §5, Leg L

S5297 - Summary

Authorizes the creation of a legislative dormitory facility; decreases legislative per diems; appropriates $9 million.

S5297 - Sponsor Memo

S5297 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5297

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to authorizing a
  dormitory facility for the legislature; to amend the legislative  law,
  in  relation to per diems of legislative members; and making an appro-
  priation therefor

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  public  authorities  law  is amended by adding a new
section 1680-r to read as follows:
  S 1680-R. LEGISLATIVE DORMITORY FACILITY. 1. THE AUTHORITY IS  AUTHOR-
IZED  TO  ENTER  INTO  AGREEMENTS  RELATING  TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE
ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY OR INTERESTS THEREIN, THE  CONSTRUCTION,  RECON-
STRUCTION,  REHABILITATION,  IMPROVEMENT,  EQUIPPING AND FURNISHING OF A
DORMITORY FACILITY IN ALBANY, NEW YORK FOR USE BY MEMBERS OF THE  LEGIS-
LATURE WHEN IN PERFORMANCE OF THEIR OFFICIAL DUTIES.
  2.  THE  AUTHORITY  SHALL  OPERATE AND MAINTAIN THE DORMITORY FACILITY
APPROVED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  S 2. Subdivision 2 of section 5 of the legislative law, as amended  by
section  1 of part M-1 of chapter 407 of the laws of 1999, is amended to
read as follows:
  2. Each member of the legislature shall receive [payment of actual and
necessary transportation expenses and] a per diem equivalent to the most
recent federal per diem rates published by the General Services Adminis-
tration and set forth in 41 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) Part  301,
App.  A, while in travel status in the performance of his or her duties;
and such other reasonable expenses as may be necessary for the  perform-
ance  of  the  member's  responsibilities as determined by the temporary
president of the senate or speaker of the assembly for their  respective
houses.  The per diem allowances, including partial per diem allowances,
shall be made pursuant to regulations promulgated by the temporary pres-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10833-01-3

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