senate Bill S2672

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Creates the non-partisan legislative budget office

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 27, 2015 referred to investigations and government operations

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S2672 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5717
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 4-B §§76 & 77, amd §30, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4526, A653
2011-2012: S445, A5927
2013-2014: S3450, A79
2017-2018: S4583, A8600, A10579
2019-2020: S3287, A1835
2021-2022: S6819, A8636

S2672 (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.

S2672 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2672 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2672

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 27, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Investigations
  and Government 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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