Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 10, 2023||
referred to investigations and government operations
Senate Bill S1225
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S1225 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S1225 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1225 SPONSOR: BORRELLO TITLE OF BILL: An act in relation to prohibiting a government entity, its political subdivisions, agents or assigns from issuing regulations or guidance related to the COVID-19 virus without first getting approval from the state legislature PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to restore a system of checks and balances to New York State government. This measure would resume the state legis- lature's responsibility to serve as a co-equal branch of government by ensuring that. any COVID-19 related measures taken by the state are always approved by the legislature. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. The New York State Legislature may authorize a regulation or guidance related to COVID-19 virus by concurrent resolution.
2023-S1225 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1225 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 10, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sens. BORRELLO, OBERACKER -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investi- gations and Government Operations AN ACT in relation to prohibiting a government entity, its political subdivisions, agents or assigns from issuing regulations or guidance related to the COVID-19 virus without first getting approval from the state legislature THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. No government entity, or its political subdivisions, agents, or assigns, shall be permitted to issue a regulation or guidance that includes criminal or civil penalties related to the COVID-19 virus without prior authorization from the state legislature. The legislature may authorize a regulation or guidance by concurrent resolution. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03961-01-3
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