senate Bill S3287

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to creating the non-partisan legislative budget office

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Feb 28, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Feb 05, 2019 referred to ethics

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Feb 28, 2019 - Ethics and Internal Governance committee Vote

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Ethics and Internal Governance Committee Vote: Feb 28, 2019

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S3287 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1835
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 4-B §§76 & 77, amd §30, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4526, A653
2011-2012: S445, A5927
2013-2014: S3450, A79
2015-2016: S2672, A5717
2017-2018: S4583, A8600, A10579

S3287 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the non-partisan legislative budget office; directs such office shall provide information to legislative committees of the senate and assembly with respect to the state budget, appropriation bills and other bills providing budget authority or tax expenditures; requires such office to report to the temporary president of the senate, the senate minority leader, the speaker of the assembly and the assembly minority leader.

S3287 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3287 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3287

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, HOYLMAN, LIU, MONTGOMERY -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Ethics and Internal Governance

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  legislative law, in relation to creation of the
  non-partisan legislative 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
                 NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE
SECTION 76. NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE.
        77. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE OFFICE; REPORT.
  § 76. NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF  THIS
ARTICLE:
  A.  "OFFICE"  MEANS  THE NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE ESTAB-
LISHED IN THIS ARTICLE; AND
  B. "DIRECTOR" MEANS THE DIRECTOR OF THE NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE BUDG-
ET OFFICE.
  C. "SUPER-MAJORITY VOTE" MEANS A  VOTE  REQUIRING  TWO-THIRDS  OF  THE
MEMBERS ELECTED TO EACH BRANCH OF THE LEGISLATURE.
  2.  THERE  IS HEREBY CREATED A NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE.
THE HEAD OF SUCH OFFICE SHALL BE THE DIRECTOR WHO SHALL BE APPOINTED  BY
A JOINT RESOLUTION REQUIRING A SUPER-MAJORITY VOTE OF BOTH OF THE SENATE
AND  ASSEMBLY FOR A TERM OF SEVEN YEARS.  THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE
SENATE AND SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY,  IN  CONSULTATION  WITH  THE  SENATE
MINORITY  LEADER AND ASSEMBLY MINORITY LEADER SHALL REACH A CONSENSUS ON
A CANDIDATE FOR THE DIRECTOR POSITION ON WHICH THE SENATE  AND  ASSEMBLY
SHALL  VOTE.  THE  DIRECTOR  OF  THE  LEGISLATIVE BUDGET OFFICE SHALL BE
APPOINTED WITHOUT REGARD TO POLITICAL  AFFILIATION  AND  SOLELY  ON  THE
BASIS OF FITNESS TO PERFORM THE DUTIES ASSIGNED BY THIS ARTICLE.

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

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