senate Bill S2010

2019-2020 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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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 18, 2019 referred to investigations and government operations

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S2010 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§5-b & 5-c, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3139
2011-2012: S4877
2013-2014: S3556
2015-2016: S2722
2017-2018: S1229
2021-2022: S3874

S2010 (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.

S2010 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2010 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2010

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRIFFO, AMEDORE, CARLUCCI, FUNKE, GALLIVAN, HELMING,
  JACOBS,  O'MARA,  ORTT, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE, SERINO -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Investigations and Government 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.
                                                           LBD06958-01-9

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