senate Bill S2029

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York state independent budget office

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 18, 2019 referred to investigations and government operations

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S2029 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6531
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 4-B §§75 & 76, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3137, A5925
2011-2012: S7285, A7184
2013-2014: S4005, A2007
2015-2016: S4468, A2830
2017-2018: S2325, A4444

S2029 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the New York state independent budget office with a director to be appointed, upon the recommendations of an independent budget office advisory committee, by the speaker of the assembly and the temporary president of the senate; such office shall provide objective, non-partisan and timely analyses of state revenue, expenditures and management practices to members of the legislature for any legislation with fiscal impact or at the request of a leader or a committee.

S2029 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2029 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2029

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GRIFFO, JACOBS -- 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 establishing the New
  York state independent budget office

  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 a new article  4-B
to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 4-B
                NEW YORK STATE INDEPENDENT BUDGET OFFICE
SECTION  75. POWERS  AND DUTIES OF THE NEW YORK STATE INDEPENDENT BUDGET
              OFFICE.
        76. DIRECTOR OF THE NEW YORK STATE INDEPENDENT BUDGET OFFICE.
  § 75. POWERS AND DUTIES OF  THE  NEW  YORK  STATE  INDEPENDENT  BUDGET
OFFICE.  THERE  SHALL HEREBY BE ESTABLISHED A NEW YORK STATE INDEPENDENT
BUDGET OFFICE.  1. IT SHALL BE THE DUTY OF THE NEW YORK STATE  INDEPEND-
ENT  BUDGET OFFICE TO PROVIDE THE MEMBERS AND COMMITTEES OF THE LEGISLA-
TURE WITH INFORMATION WHICH WILL ASSIST SUCH OFFICIALS AND BODIES IN THE
DISCHARGE OF THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES WHICH ARE RELATED TO  THE  BUDGETARY
PROCESS INCLUDING:
  (A)  INFORMATION  WITH RESPECT TO THE BUDGET, APPROPRIATIONS BILLS AND
PROPOSED LAWS WITH FISCAL IMPLICATIONS;
  (B) INFORMATION WITH RESPECT TO ESTIMATED REVENUES AND  RECEIPTS,  AND
CHANGING REVENUE CONDITIONS;
  (C)  INFORMATION  WITH RESPECT TO THE PERFORMANCE AND EFFECTIVENESS OF
STATE AGENCIES AND PROGRAMS; AND
  (D) TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, SUCH OTHER INFORMATION OR  ANALYSES  AS
MAY BE REQUESTED BY SUCH OFFICIALS AND BODIES, AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
  REQUESTS  MADE BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT
OF THE SENATE, THE CHAIR OF THE ASSEMBLY WAYS AND  MEANS  COMMITTEE  AND

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

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