assembly Bill A6109

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Limits tenure of temporary president of the senate, speaker of the assembly, majority and minority leaders and committee chairs

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Jun 06, 2018 held for consideration in governmental operations
Jan 03, 2018 referred to governmental operations
Feb 23, 2017 referred to governmental operations

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A6109 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1229
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§5-b & 5-c, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A11233, S3139
2011-2012: A2415, S4877
2013-2014: A7026, S3556
2015-2016: A4677, S2722
2019-2020: S2010
2021-2022: S3874

A6109 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Limits the tenure of the temporary president of the senate, speaker of the assembly, majority leader of the senate, minority leader of the senate, majority leader of the assembly and minority leader of the assembly to 8 years; limits the tenure of the chairman of any single legislative committee to 8 consecutive years.

A6109 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6109

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GALEF, PAULIN, BARRON, THIELE, BRINDISI, CUSICK,
  McDONALD, RODRIGUEZ, WOERNER, SKARTADOS, MOSLEY, QUART, KEARNS,  SIMA-
  NOWITZ, STECK, MURRAY, LOPEZ, STEC, McLAUGHLIN, GRAF, JOHNS, McKEVITT,
  CROUCH, PALUMBO, BARCLAY, RAIA, FINCH, LUPINACCI, MALLIOTAKIS, FRIEND,
  BRABENEC,  McDONOUGH, WALTER, RA, MONTESANO, HAWLEY, DiPIETRO, CURRAN,
  BLANKENBUSH -- Multi-Sponsored by  --  M.  of  A.  GARBARINO,  GIGLIO,
  PALMESANO  --  read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental
  Operations

AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to limiting the  amount
  of time any member of the legislature may serve as temporary president
  of the senate, speaker of the assembly, majority leader of the senate,
  majority leader of the assembly, minority leader of the senate, minor-
  ity leader of the assembly or chairman of a legislative committee

  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 two  new  sections
5-b and 5-c to read as follows:
  § 5-B. LIMITATION ON TENURE OF TEMPORARY PRESIDENT, SPEAKER AND MINOR-
ITY  LEADERS.  NO  MEMBER  OF  THE  LEGISLATURE SHALL HOLD THE OFFICE OF
TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, SPEAKER  OF  THE  ASSEMBLY,  MAJORITY
LEADER  OF  THE SENATE, MAJORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY, MINORITY LEADER
OF THE SENATE OR MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY  FOR  MORE  THAN  EIGHT
YEARS.
  §  5-C.  LIMITATION  ON  TENURE  OF LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN. NO
MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE SHALL BE THE CHAIRMAN OF ANY  SINGLE  LEGISLA-
TIVE COMMITTEE FOR MORE THAN EIGHT CONSECUTIVE YEARS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05237-01-7