senate Bill S1271

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides for the establishment of a biennial budgeting system for the state of New York replacing the state annual budget process

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 27, 2019 opinion referred to judiciary
Feb 07, 2019 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 11, 2019 referred to judiciary

S1271 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5733
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 7 §§1, 2 & 7, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7160
2011-2012: S453
2013-2014: S3448
2015-2016: S2671, A7772
2017-2018: S3333, S6386, A4190

S1271 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the establishment of a biennial budgeting system for the state of New York replacing the state annual budget process.

S1271 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1271 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1271

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2019
                               ___________

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

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing amendments to sections 1, 2 and 7 of article 7 of the  consti-
  tution,  in  relation to providing for the establishment of a biennial
  budgeting system for the state replacing the state annual budget proc-
  ess

  Section 1. RESOLVED (if the Assembly concur), That section 1 of  arti-
cle 7 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  Section 1. For the preparation of the budget, the head of each depart-
ment  of  state  government, except the legislature and judiciary, shall
furnish the governor such estimates and information in such form and  at
such  times as the governor may require, copies of which shall forthwith
be furnished to the appropriate committees  of  the  legislature.    The
governor  shall  hold hearings thereon at which the governor may require
the attendance of heads of departments and their subordinates.    Desig-
nated representatives of such committees shall be entitled to attend the
hearings thereon and to make inquiry concerning any part thereof.
  Itemized  estimates  of the financial needs of the legislature, certi-
fied by the presiding officer of  each  house,  and  of  the  judiciary,
approved by the court of appeals and certified by the chief judge of the
court  of  appeals,  shall be transmitted to the governor not later than
the first day of December in each year IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE YEAR IN
WHICH THE GOVERNOR TRANSMITS TO THE LEGISLATURE  THE  GOVERNOR'S  BUDGET
DOCUMENT  for  inclusion  in  the  budget without revision but with such
recommendations as the governor may deem proper.  Copies of the itemized
estimates of the financial needs of the judiciary also  shall  forthwith
be  transmitted to the appropriate committees of the legislature.  NOTH-
ING HEREIN SHALL PRECLUDE THE ALTERATION, BY LAW,  OF  THE  EXPENDITURES
DURING THE PERIOD OF TIME WHICH THE BUDGET SHALL HAVE BEEN ADOPTED FOR.
  § 2. RESOLVED (if the Assembly concur), That section 2 of article 7 of
the constitution be amended to read as follows:

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

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