assembly Bill A5753

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for the appointment of a standing committee on conference to resolve differences between similar, but not identical, bills and resolutions

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to governmental operations
Mar 04, 2015 referred to governmental operations

A5753 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2666
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง54-c, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S5404
2011-2012: A8637, S381
2013-2014: A257, S1473
2017-2018: A8652, S4578
2019-2020: S4001

A5753 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the appointment of a standing committee on conference to resolve differences between similar, but not identical bills and resolutions; also provides that such committee may refer bills and resolutions to sub-committees for disposition; further provides for appointment of a non-partisan counsel to make referrals to such standing committee on similar bills and resolutions.

A5753 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5753

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 4, 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 providing for a
  standing committee on conference to resolve differences between  simi-
  lar,  but  not  identical bills and resolutions passing the senate and
  assembly

  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 section 54-c
to read as follows:
  S  54-C.  STANDING  COMMITTEE  ON  CONFERENCE; REFERRAL TO CONFERENCE,
APPOINTMENT OF NONPARTISAN COUNSEL FOR REFERRAL. 1. BY JANUARY FIFTH  OF
EACH  YEAR, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE
ASSEMBLY SHALL APPOINT A STANDING COMMITTEE ON CONFERENCE. SUCH  COMMIT-
TEE  SHALL  BE  CONSTITUTED  BY THE FILING OF A JOINT CERTIFICATE BY THE
TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE  ASSEMBLY  WITH
THE  SECRETARY OF THE SENATE AND CLERK OF THE ASSEMBLY AND SHALL CONSIST
OF FIVE MEMBERS OF EACH HOUSE, INCLUDING AT LEAST  TWO  MEMBERS  OF  THE
MINORITY OF EACH HOUSE. THE MEMBERS OF THE STANDING COMMITTEE ON CONFER-
ENCE  MAY  BE  CHANGED BY AN AGREEMENT OF THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE
SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY AT ANY TIME.
  THIS COMMITTEE SHALL BE KNOWN AS THE STANDING COMMITTEE ON  CONFERENCE
AND:
  (A)  SHALL  DELIBERATE ON ALL BILLS OR RESOLUTIONS FOR CONFERENCE THAT
ARE REFERRED TO IT FROM THE LEGISLATIVE LEADERS AS PROVIDED IN  SUBDIVI-
SION TWO OF THIS SECTION OR AS REFERRED TO IT BY THE NONPARTISAN COUNSEL
JOINTLY  APPOINTED BY THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE LEGISLATIVE BILL DRAFTING
COMMISSION AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION;
  (B) MAY APPOINT SUCH OTHER SUBCOMMITTEES AS ARE NECESSARY TO  CONSIDER
BILLS  OR  RESOLUTIONS  INVOLVING PARTICULAR TOPICS THAT ARE REFERRED TO
THE STANDING COMMITTEE ON CONFERENCE; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00133-01-5

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