senate Bill S2725

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides for the appointment of a standing committee on conference to resolve differences between similar, but not identical, bills and resolutions

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 15, 2022 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 12, 2022 advanced to third reading
Jan 11, 2022 2nd report cal.
Jan 10, 2022 1st report cal.94
Jan 05, 2022 referred to investigations and government operations
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 03, 2021 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 03, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 02, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 01, 2021 1st report cal.215
Jan 22, 2021 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Jan 10, 2022 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S2725
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Jan 10, 2022

Feb 1, 2021 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S2725
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committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Feb 1, 2021

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S2725 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6701
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add §54-b, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S5404
2011-2012: S381
2013-2014: S1473
2015-2016: S2666
2017-2018: S4578
2019-2020: S4001, A10098

S2725 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the appointment of a standing committee on conference to resolve differences between similar, but not identical bills and resolutions; also provides that such committee may refer bills and resolutions to sub-committees for disposition; further provides for appointment of a non-partisan counsel to make referrals to such standing committee on similar bills and resolutions.

S2725 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2725 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2725
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, BAILEY, HOYLMAN, LIU, SERRANO, STAVISKY --
   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 providing for a
   standing committee on conference to resolve differences between  simi-
   lar,  but  not  identical bills and resolutions passing the senate and
   assembly
 
   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 54-b
 to read as follows:
   §  54-B.  STANDING  COMMITTEE  ON  CONFERENCE; REFERRAL TO CONFERENCE,
 APPOINTMENT OF NONPARTISAN COUNSEL FOR REFERRAL. 1. BY JANUARY FIFTH  OF
 EACH  YEAR, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE
 ASSEMBLY SHALL APPOINT A STANDING COMMITTEE ON CONFERENCE. SUCH  COMMIT-
 TEE  SHALL  BE  CONSTITUTED  BY THE FILING OF A JOINT CERTIFICATE BY THE
 TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE  ASSEMBLY  WITH
 THE  SECRETARY  OF  THE  SENATE AND CLERK OF THE ASSEMBLY.  THE STANDING
 COMMITTEE ON CONFERENCE SHALL BE COMPOSED  OF  MAJORITY  CONFERENCE  AND
 MINORITY  CONFERENCE  MEMBERS  IN  THE  SAME PROPORTION AS THE NUMBER OF
 MAJORITY CONFERENCE AND MINORITY CONFERENCE MEMBERS IN  THE  SENATE  AND
 ASSEMBLY  RELATIVE  TO  THE TOTAL MEMBERSHIP OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY.
 FOR PURPOSES OF COMMITTEE COMPOSITION, IN THE EVENT THAT THE  PROPORTION
 OF  EITHER  MAJORITY  CONFERENCE  MEMBERS  WOULD  RESULT IN A FRACTIONAL
 AMOUNT, THE NUMBER OF MAJORITY CONFERENCE MEMBERS SHALL BE ROUNDED UP TO
 THE NEXT WHOLE NUMBER. FURTHER, IN THE CASE OF AN EXCUSED ABSENCE OF ANY
 COMMITTEE MEMBER SUCH COMMITTEE MAY DESIGNATE AN ALTERNATE MEMBER OF THE
 CONFERENCE FOR MEETINGS OF SUCH COMMITTEES PROVIDED  WRITTEN  NOTICE  IS
 PROVIDED  AND  ACCEPTED BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE
 SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY AT LEAST ONE HOUR PRIOR TO THE  COMMENCEMENT  OF
 SUCH COMMITTEE MEETING.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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