senate Bill S3874

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Limits tenure of temporary president of the senate, speaker of the assembly, majority and minority leaders and committee chairs

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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Feb 01, 2021 referred to investigations and government operations

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S3874 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§5-b & 5-c, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3139
2011-2012: S4877
2013-2014: S3556
2015-2016: S2722
2017-2018: S1229
2019-2020: S2010

S3874 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Limits the tenure of the temporary president of the senate, speaker of the assembly, majority leader of the senate, minority leader of the senate, majority leader of the assembly and minority leader of the assembly to 8 years; limits the tenure of the chairman of any single legislative committee to 8 consecutive years.

S3874 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3874 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3874
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  GRIFFO, GALLIVAN, HELMING, O'MARA, ORTT, RITCHIE,
   SERINO -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
   committed to the Committee on Investigations and Government Operations
 
 AN  ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to limiting the amount
   of time any member of the legislature may serve as temporary president
   of the senate, speaker of the assembly, majority leader of the senate,
   majority leader of the assembly, minority leader of the senate, minor-
   ity leader of the assembly or chairman of a legislative committee
 
   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 two new sections
 5-b and 5-c to read as follows:
   § 5-B. LIMITATION ON TENURE OF TEMPORARY PRESIDENT, SPEAKER AND MINOR-
 ITY LEADERS. NO MEMBER OF THE  LEGISLATURE  SHALL  HOLD  THE  OFFICE  OF
 TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF  THE  SENATE, SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, MAJORITY
 LEADER OF THE SENATE, MAJORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY,  MINORITY  LEADER
 OF  THE  SENATE  OR  MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY FOR MORE THAN EIGHT
 YEARS.
   § 5-C. LIMITATION ON TENURE  OF  LEGISLATIVE  COMMITTEE  CHAIRMAN.  NO
 MEMBER  OF  THE LEGISLATURE SHALL BE THE CHAIRMAN OF ANY SINGLE LEGISLA-
 TIVE COMMITTEE FOR MORE THAN EIGHT CONSECUTIVE YEARS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03972-01-1


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