senate Bill S2726

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the empire state performance commission

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee

  • Introduced
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to finance
Jan 22, 2021 referred to finance


S2726 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 49-C §§996 - 996-d, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7259
2011-2012: S413
2013-2014: S1476
2015-2016: S2665
2017-2018: S5013
2019-2020: S4000, A6920

S2726 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the empire state performance commission in the executive department for the purpose of designing and advising the governor and the legislature on the implementation of a performance-management and performance-budgeting system.

S2726 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2726 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             January 22, 2021
 Introduced  by  Sens.  KRUEGER,  HOYLMAN, LIU, SERRANO, STAVISKY -- read
   twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
   Committee on Finance
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive  law, in relation to establishing the
   empire state performance commission in the  executive  department  for
   the purpose of designing and advising the governor and the legislature
   on  the  implementation  of  a performance-management and performance-
   budgeting system
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "empire state performance commission act".
   § 2. Legislative intent. New York's lack of  a  comprehensive  perfor-
 mance-budgeting  scheme  for state-funded programs often leads to irreg-
 ular appropriation practices and rigid  across-the-board  cuts,  without
 regard  to  the  programs'  effectiveness.  A performance-management and
 performance-budgeting system that ties program funding  to  the  results
 the  programs  achieve  would provide lawmakers with more flexibility in
 making budget decisions and provide the public with  a  means  by  which
 they can evaluate how their tax dollars are being spent.
   The legislature recognizes that implementing and maintaining a compre-
 hensive  system of performance-management and performance-budgeting is a
 complicated process that will require cooperation between  the  legisla-
 tive  and  executive  branches  in  order to be successful. Unilaterally
 imposing performance-management and  performance-budgeting  requirements
 on  executive  agencies  would  likely  be unproductive and ineffective.
 Reforming the state budget process requires  careful  deliberation  that
 includes  feedback from the various stakeholders in the process, includ-
 ing the public.
   This legislation creates a blue ribbon commission that will be charged
 with designing a performance-management and performance-budgeting  model

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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