assembly Bill A5933

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides for the increase in the annual salary of members of the legislature commencing on January 1, 2019

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to governmental operations
Feb 17, 2017 referred to governmental operations

A5933 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1608
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5, Leg L

A5933 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the increase in the annual salary of members of the legislature, commencing on January 1, 2019, in an amount equal to the increase in the value of $79,500 based on the rate of inflation between January 1, 1999 and December 31, 2018.

A5933 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5933

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. WEPRIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to compensation payable
  to members of the state legislature

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section  5  of  the  legislative  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  635  of  the  laws  of 1998, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. Effective January first, [nineteen hundred ninety-nine]  TWO  THOU-
SAND NINETEEN, each member of the legislature shall receive [a] AN ANNU-
AL  salary  IN  AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO THE INCREASE IN THE VALUE of seventy-
nine thousand five hundred dollars [per annum]  BETWEEN  JANUARY  FIRST,
NINETEEN  HUNDRED  NINETY-NINE  AND  DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND
EIGHTEEN, BASED ON THE RATE OF INFLATION  ESTABLISHED  BY  THE  CONSUMER
PRICE  INDEX  AS  CALCULATED  BY  THE FEDERAL DEPARTMENT OF LABOR.  Such
salary of a member of the legislature shall  be  payable  in  twenty-six
bi-weekly installments provided, however, that if legislative passage of
the  budget  as  defined  in  subdivision  three of this section has not
occurred prior to the first day of any fiscal year, the  net  amount  of
any  such  bi-weekly  salary installment payments to be paid on or after
such day shall be withheld and not paid until such  legislative  passage
of  the  budget  has  occurred  whereupon  bi-weekly  salary installment
payments shall resume and an amount equal to the accrued,  withheld  and
unpaid installments shall be promptly paid to each member.
  For purposes of this section, net amount shall mean gross salary minus
any  or  all  of  the  following deductions: federal taxes, state taxes,
social security taxes, city taxes, payments on retirement loans, retire-
ment contributions, contributions to health  insurance  or  other  group
insurance programs, child support and court ordered payments.
  § 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2019.

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