Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2016||
referred to governmental operations
|Mar 03, 2015||
referred to governmental operations
Assembly Bill A5717
2015-2016 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2015-A5717 (ACTIVE) - Details
2015-A5717 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Creates the non-partisan legislative budget office; directs such office shall provide information to legislative committees of the senate and assembly with respect to the state budget, appropriation bills and other bills providing budget authority or tax expenditures; requires such office to report to the temporary president of the senate, the senate minority leader, the speaker of the assembly and the assembly minority leader.
2015-A5717 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5717 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y March 3, 2015 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. KAVANAGH -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Governmental Operations AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to creation of the non-partisan legislative budget office 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 NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE SECTION 76. NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE. 77. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE OFFICE; REPORT. S 76. NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE: A. "OFFICE" MEANS THE NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE ESTAB- LISHED IN THIS ARTICLE; AND B. "DIRECTOR" MEANS THE DIRECTOR OF THE NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE BUDG- ET OFFICE. C. "SUPER-MAJORITY VOTE" MEANS A VOTE REQUIRING TWO-THIRDS OF THE MEMBERS ELECTED TO EACH BRANCH OF THE LEGISLATURE. 2. THERE IS HEREBY CREATED A NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE. THE HEAD OF SUCH OFFICE SHALL BE THE DIRECTOR WHO SHALL BE APPOINTED BY A JOINT RESOLUTION REQUIRING A SUPER-MAJORITY VOTE OF BOTH OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY FOR A TERM OF SEVEN YEARS. THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE SENATE MINORITY LEADER AND ASSEMBLY MINORITY LEADER SHALL REACH A CONSENSUS ON A CANDIDATE FOR THE DIRECTOR POSITION ON WHICH THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY SHALL VOTE. THE DIRECTOR OF THE LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE SHALL BE APPOINTED WITHOUT REGARD TO POLITICAL AFFILIATION AND SOLELY ON THE BASIS OF FITNESS TO PERFORM THE DUTIES ASSIGNED BY THIS ARTICLE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00239-01-5
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