assembly Bill A10553

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the temporary appointment of heads of departments without the advice and consent of the senate

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May 04, 2018 referred to governmental operations

A10553 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7781
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Add §33-b, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A2175, S2030

A10553 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the temporary appointment of heads of departments without the advice and consent of the senate and sets time limits for serving in such capacity.

A10553 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10553

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 4, 2018
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation  to  the  temporary
  appointment  of heads of departments without the advice and consent of
  the senate

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

  Section  1. The public officers law is amended by adding a new section
33-b to read as follows:
  § 33-B. APPOINTMENT OF HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS  WITHOUT  THE  ADVICE  AND
CONSENT OF THE SENATE. 1. NO PERSON SHALL SERVE AS THE HEAD OF A DEPART-
MENT  FOR  MORE  THAN  NINETY DAYS WITHOUT THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE
SENATE WHEN THE LEGISLATURE IS IN SESSION.
  2. WHEN A VACANCY OCCURS WHEN THE LEGISLATURE IS NOT  IN  SESSION,  NO
PERSON  SHALL  SERVE  AS THE HEAD OF A DEPARTMENT WITHOUT THE ADVICE AND
CONSENT OF THE SENATE FOR LONGER THAN THIRTY CALENDAR DAYS OF  THE  NEXT
SUCCEEDING LEGISLATIVE SESSION.
  3.  A  PERSON  MAY  ONLY SERVE AS THE HEAD OF A DEPARTMENT WITHOUT THE
ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE ONCE, REGARDLESS OF THE AMOUNT OF  TIME
SUCH PERSON SERVED AS THE HEAD OF A DEPARTMENT.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14833-01-8