Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 27, 2020||
referred to investigations and government operations
Senate Bill S7563
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S7563 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S7563 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to the sufficiency of itemization in the state budget; requires budget bills to clearly reference the section in the accompanying bill or bills where the corresponding appropriation or reappropriation can be located and requires that the legislature not act upon bills that neglect to do so.
2019-S7563 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7563 SPONSOR: JORDAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the legislative law and the state finance law, in relation to sufficiency of itemization in budget bills PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To set parameters for the content of budget bills, ensuring that budget negotiations are focused on financial, not policy issues SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. The legislative law is amended by adding a new section 53-a which would require budget bills be sufficiently itemized by setting forth, with particularity, the section of the corresponding appropri- ation Section 2. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 24 of the
2019-S7563 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7563 I N S E N A T E January 27, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. JORDAN -- 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 legislative law and the state finance law, in relation to sufficiency of itemization in budget bills 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 section 53-a to read as follows: § 53-A. BUDGET ITEM IDENTIFICATION AND LIMITATION. ALL BUDGET BILLS SUBMITTED BY THE GOVERNOR PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE OF ARTICLE SEVEN OF THE CONSTITUTION, CONTAINING PROPOSED LEGISLATION, SHALL CLEARLY IDENTI- FY A CORRESPONDING APPROPRIATION WITHIN THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION BILLS SUBMITTED BY THE GOVERNOR FOR THAT FISCAL YEAR. THE LEGISLATURE SHALL NOT ACT UPON BUDGET BILLS, PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE OF ARTICLE SEVEN OF THE CONSTITUTION SUBMITTED BY THE GOVERNOR, UNLESS SUCH BILLS HAVE BEEN SUFFICIENTLY ITEMIZED BY SETTING FORTH, WITH PARTICULARITY, THE SECTION OF THE CORRESPONDING APPROPRIATION. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO PROPOSED LEGISLATION THAT AMENDS THE TAX LAW. § 2. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 24 of the state finance law, as amended by chapter 1 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows: The budget submitted annually by the governor shall be simultaneously accompanied by a bill or bills for all proposed appropriations and reap- propriations and for the proposed measures of taxation or other legis- lation, if any, recommended therein. Such bills shall be submitted by the governor and shall be known as budget bills. SUCH BUDGET BILLS SHALL CLEARLY REFERENCE THE SECTION IN THE ACCOMPANYING BILL OR BILLS WHERE THE CORRESPONDING APPROPRIATION OR REAPPROPRIATION CAN BE LOCATED. § 3. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09391-01-9
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