senate Bill S4468

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York state independent 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
Mar 23, 2015 referred to investigations and government operations

S4468 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2830
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 4-B ยงยง75 & 76, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3137, A5925
2011-2012: S7285, A7184
2013-2014: S4005, A2007
2017-2018: S2325, A4444
2019-2020: S2029, A6531

S4468 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the New York state independent budget office with a director to be appointed, upon the recommendations of an independent budget office advisory committee, by the speaker of the assembly and the temporary president of the senate; such office shall 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.

S4468 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4468 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4468

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 23, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- 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 New
  York state independent 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
                NEW YORK STATE INDEPENDENT BUDGET OFFICE
SECTION 75. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE NEW YORK STATE  INDEPENDENT  BUDGET
              OFFICE.
        76. DIRECTOR OF THE NEW YORK STATE INDEPENDENT BUDGET OFFICE.
  S  75.  POWERS  AND  DUTIES  OF  THE NEW YORK STATE INDEPENDENT BUDGET
OFFICE. THERE SHALL HEREBY BE ESTABLISHED A NEW YORK  STATE  INDEPENDENT
BUDGET  OFFICE.  1. IT SHALL BE THE DUTY OF THE NEW YORK STATE INDEPEND-
ENT BUDGET OFFICE TO PROVIDE THE MEMBERS AND COMMITTEES OF THE  LEGISLA-
TURE WITH INFORMATION WHICH WILL ASSIST SUCH OFFICIALS AND BODIES IN THE
DISCHARGE  OF  THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES WHICH ARE RELATED TO THE BUDGETARY
PROCESS INCLUDING:
  (A) INFORMATION WITH RESPECT TO THE BUDGET, APPROPRIATIONS  BILLS  AND
PROPOSED LAWS WITH FISCAL IMPLICATIONS;
  (B)  INFORMATION  WITH RESPECT TO ESTIMATED REVENUES AND RECEIPTS, AND
CHANGING REVENUE CONDITIONS;
  (C) INFORMATION WITH RESPECT TO THE PERFORMANCE AND  EFFECTIVENESS  OF
STATE AGENCIES AND PROGRAMS; AND
  (D)  TO  THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, SUCH OTHER INFORMATION OR ANALYSES AS
MAY BE REQUESTED BY SUCH OFFICIALS AND BODIES, AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
  REQUESTS MADE BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, THE TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT
OF  THE  SENATE,  THE CHAIR OF THE ASSEMBLY WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00134-01-5

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