senate Bill S4587

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Eliminates allowances for members serving as an officer of either house of the legislature; and repeals section 5-a of the legislative law relating thereto

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to investigations and government operations
Feb 21, 2017 referred to investigations and government operations

S4587 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §5-a, amd §§5, 83-c, 83-e, 83-f, 83-i & 83-l, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2780
2013-2014: S3447
2015-2016: S2670

S4587 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Eliminates allowances for members serving as an officer of either house of the legislature.

S4587 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4587 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4587

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- 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  eliminating  allow-
  ances  for members serving as an officer of either house of the legis-
  lature; and to repeal section 5-a  of  the  legislative  law  relating
  thereto

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

  Section 1. Section 5-a of the legislative law is REPEALED.
  § 2. Subdivision 3 of section 5 of the legislative law,  as  added  by
chapter 635 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows:
  3.  "Legislative  passage  of  the budget", solely for the purposes of
this section [and section five-a of this article], shall mean  that  the
appropriation  bill  or  bills  submitted  by  the  governor pursuant to
section three of article seven  of  the  state  constitution  have  been
finally  acted  on  by both houses of the legislature in accordance with
article seven of the state constitution and the  state  comptroller  has
determined  that such appropriation bill or bills that have been finally
acted on by the legislature are sufficient for the ongoing operation and
support of state government and local assistance for the ensuing  fiscal
year.  In  addition,  legislation  submitted by the governor pursuant to
section three of article seven  of  the  state  constitution  determined
necessary  by  the  legislature for the effective implementation of such
appropriation bill or bills shall have been acted on.  Nothing  in  this
section  shall  be  construed  to  affect  the  prohibition contained in
section five of article seven of the state constitution.
  § 3. Subdivision 3 of section 83-c of the legislative law, as added by
chapter 141 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows:
  3. The commission may employ and at pleasure remove such personnel  as
it  may deem necessary for the performance of the commission's functions

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

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