senate Bill S5058

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to amending the constitution to prohibit an immediate vote to be called on budget bills

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 13, 2020 opinion referred to judiciary
Feb 14, 2020 to attorney-general for opinion
May 09, 2019 opinion referred to judiciary
Apr 15, 2019 to attorney-general for opinion
Apr 05, 2019 referred to judiciary

S5058 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 3 §14, Constn
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:

S5058 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends the constitution to prohibit an immediate vote from being called by the governor or acting governor on any budget bills.

S5058 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5058 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 5, 2019

Introduced by Sen. ANTONACCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary


proposing  an  amendment to section 14 of article 3 of the constitution,
  in relation to prohibiting the governor  from  issuing  a  message  of
  necessity for budget related bills

  Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 14 of arti-
cle 3 of the constitution be amended as follows:
  §  14.  No  bill  shall be passed or become a law unless it shall have
been printed and upon the desks of the members, in its  final  form,  at
least three calendar legislative days prior to its final passage, unless
the governor, or the acting governor, shall have certified, under his or
her  hand and the seal of the state, the facts which in his or her opin-
ion necessitate an immediate vote thereon, in which case it must  never-
theless  be upon the desks of the members in final form, not necessarily
printed, before its final passage,  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  SUCH  IMMEDIATE
RELATING THERETO; nor shall any bill be passed or become a  law,  except
by the assent of a majority of the members elected to each branch of the
legislature;  and  upon the last reading of a bill, no amendment thereof
shall be allowed, and the question upon its final passage shall be taken
immediately thereafter, and the ayes and nays entered on the journal.
  For purposes of this section, a bill shall be deemed to be printed and
upon the desks of the members if: it is set forth in a legible electron-
ic format by electronic means, and it is available for  review  in  such
format  at the desks of the members. For purposes of this section "elec-
tronic means" means any method of transmission  of  information  between
computers  or  other  machines  designed  for the purpose of sending and
receiving  such  transmissions  and  which:  allows  the  recipient   to
reproduce   the   information   transmitted  in  a  tangible  medium  of
expression; and does not permit additions, deletions or other changes to
be made without leaving an adequate record thereof.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets


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