senate Bill S6819

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to creating the non-partisan legislative budget office

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


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to investigations and government operations
May 18, 2021 referred to investigations and government operations

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S6819 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8636
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
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
2019-2020: S3287, A1835

S6819 (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.

S6819 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6819 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6819
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 18, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. SALAZAR -- 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, 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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