assembly Bill A4444

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York state independent budget office

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Jun 06, 2018 held for consideration in governmental operations
Jan 03, 2018 referred to governmental operations
Feb 02, 2017 referred to governmental operations

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A4444 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2325
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 4-B §§75 & 76, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5925, S3137
2011-2012: A7184, S7285
2013-2014: A2007, S4005
2015-2016: A2830, S4468
2019-2020: A6531, S2029

A4444 (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.

A4444 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4444

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 2, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GALEF, WOERNER, RAIA, FINCH -- Multi-Sponsored by
  --  M.  of  A.   BARCLAY, GOTTFRIED, McDONALD, THIELE -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Governmental 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.
  §  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.