|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 13, 2017||to attorney-general for opinion|
|Jan 10, 2017||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S1639
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1639 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
- Laws Affected:
- Amd Art 4 §3, Constn
S1639 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1639 TITLE OF BILL : CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY proposing an amendment to section 3 of article 4 of the constitution, in relation to establishing a procedure for the governor's annual message to the legislature regarding the state of the state PURPOSE : This legislation would require that the Governor's annual State of the State address be delivered orally in the Assembly Chamber, during the first week of session, with a quorum of the Senate and the Assembly present. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 requires that the Governor's annual State of the State address be delivered orally in the Assembly Chamber, during the first week of session, with a quorum of the Senate and the Assembly present. Section 2 provides for the effective date. JUSTIFICATION : Our public officials have a responsibility to ensure that any process undertaken using taxpayer dollars is evident, open and transparent.
S1639 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1639 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 10, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. TEDISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY proposing an amendment to section 3 of article 4 of the constitution, in relation to establishing a procedure for the governor's annual message to the legislature regarding the state of the state Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 3 of arti- cle 4 of the constitution be amended to read as follows: S 3. The governor shall be commander-in-chief of the military and naval forces of the state. The governor shall have power to convene the legislature, or the senate only, on extraordinary occasions. At extraor- dinary sessions convened pursuant to the provisions of this section no subject shall be acted upon, except such as the governor may recommend for consideration. The governor shall communicate by message to the legislature at every session the condition of the state, and recommend such matters to it as he or she shall judge expedient. THE MESSAGE SHALL BE DELIVERED ORALLY IN THE ASSEMBLY CHAMBER, DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF LEGISLATIVE SESSION, WITH A QUORUM OF THE ASSEMBLY AND A QUORUM OF THE SENATE PRESENT. The governor shall expedite all such measures as may be resolved upon by the legislature, and shall take care that the laws are faithfully executed. The governor shall receive for his or her services an annual salary to be fixed by joint resolution of the senate and assembly, and there shall be provided for his or her use a suitable and furnished executive residence. S 2. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the foregoing amendment be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the next succeeding general election of members of the assembly, and, in conformity with section 1 of article 19 of the constitution, be published for 3 months previous to the time of such election. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD89073-01-7
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