senate Bill S7563

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the sufficiency of itemization in the state budget

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Jan 27, 2020 referred to investigations and government operations

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S7563 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6018
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add §53-a, Leg L; amd §24, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A9550
2021-2022: S2293, A4834

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.

S7563 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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