|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 09, 2018||referred to governmental operations|
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1128
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Feb 22, 2018||referred to investigations and government operations|
senate Bill S7781
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
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S7781 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7781 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7781 SPONSOR: GRIFFO TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to provide stability at the executive level of New York's many state agencies, as well as save taxpayer money. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 defines the length of time an individual may head an agency in an acting capacity while the Legislature is both in and out of session, and it defines how often a person may serve in an acting capacity. Section 2 is the effective date.
S7781 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7781 I N S E N A T E February 22, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GRIFFO -- 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 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
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