Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Dec 31, 2022||
|Dec 22, 2022||
delivered to governor
returned to senate
ruling of chair on point of order
ordered to third reading rules cal.774
substituted for a10730
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1927
|Dec 19, 2022||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S9617Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S9617 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S9617 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S9617 SPONSOR: STEWART-COUSINS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the legislative law, in relation to compensation of members PURPOSE: This Act increases the base legislative pay and imposes a cap on outside income. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: Effective January 1, 2023 the base pay of legislators would be $142,000. Section 2: Amends the Legislative Law to create a new section 5-b that effective January 1, 2025, would impose a cap on outside income for legislators equal to the existing cap on income for retired individuals in public service. The section also imposes a maximum $40,000 civil
2021-S9617 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9617 I N S E N A T E December 19, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to compensation of members THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 5 of the legislative law, as amended by chapter 635 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows: Effective January first, [nineteen hundred ninety-nine] TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-THREE, each member of the legislature shall receive a salary of [seventy-nine thousand five hundred] ONE HUNDRED FORTY-TWO THOUSAND dollars per annum. Such salary of a member of the legislature shall be payable in twenty-six bi-weekly installments provided, however, that if legislative passage of the budget as defined in subdivision three of this section has not occurred prior to the first day of any fiscal year, the net amount of any such bi-weekly salary installment payments to be paid on or after such day shall be withheld and not paid until such legislative passage of the budget has occurred whereupon bi-weekly sala- ry installment payments shall resume and an amount equal to the accrued, withheld and unpaid installments shall be promptly paid to each member. § 2. The legislative law is amended by adding a new section 5-b to read as follows: § 5-B. LIMIT ON OUTSIDE EARNED INCOME BY MEMBERS. 1. EFFECTIVE JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FIVE A MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE RECEIVING A SALARY FOR LEGISLATIVE WORK FROM THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL BE PERMIT- TED TO EARN OUTSIDE INCOME EACH YEAR FOR PERFORMING FEE FOR SERVICE ACTIVITIES AND COMPENSATED OUTSIDE ACTIVITIES APPROVED UNDER THE PERMA- NENT JOINT RULES OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY IN AN AMOUNT TOTALING NO GREATER THAN THE EARNING LIMITATIONS FOR RETIRED PERSONS IN POSITIONS OF PUBLIC SERVICE ALLOWED FOR THE SAME YEAR UNDER SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED TWELVE OF THE RETIREMENT AND SOCIAL SECURITY LAW. COMPLIANCE WITH THE LIMIT ON OUTSIDE EARNED INCOME DESCRIBED IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE A CONDITION PRECEDENT TO RECEIVING A SALARY FOR LEGIS- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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