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referred to judiciary
Senate Bill S2062
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S2062 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S2062 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2062 SPONSOR: FERNANDEZ TITLE OF BILL: CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY proposing amendments to article 7 of the constitution, in relation to items of appropriation SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the resolution amends section 3 of article 7 of the New York state constitution by providing that the Governor's appropriation and reappropriation bills be constrained by existing law except for monetary amounts where appropriate, and that any other changes should be contained in a separate and distinct bill. Section 2 of the resolution amends section 6 of article 7 of the Consti- tution to ensure that appropriation bills submitted by the governor only contains items of appropriations and that each item of appropriation specifically relates to some particular appropriation in the bill, iden- tifies the purpose of the appropriation, does not include requirements for implementation, and does not modify existing law.
2023-S2062 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2062 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 18, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sens. FERNANDEZ, GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY proposing amendments to article 7 of the constitution, in relation to items of appropriation Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 3 of arti- cle 7 of the constitution be amended to read as follows: § 3. At the time of submitting the budget to the legislature the governor shall submit: (A) a bill or bills containing all the proposed appropriations and reappropriations included in the budget [and], PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH APPROPRIATIONS AND REAPPROPRIATIONS SHALL BE CONSISTENT WITH AND CONSTRAINED BY THE PROVISIONS OF EXISTING STATE LAW AND SHALL NEITHER AMEND NOR WITHSTAND SUCH EXISTING STATE LAW, EXCEPT FOR MONETARY AMOUNTS WHERE APPROPRIATE; AND (B) the proposed legislation, if any, recommended therein, WHICH SHALL BE IN A NONAPPROPRIATION BILL OR BILLS SEPARATE AND DISTINCT FROM THE APPROPRIATION BILL OR BILLS. The governor may at any time within thirty days thereafter and, with the consent of the legislature, at any time before the adjournment ther- eof, amend or supplement the budget and submit amendments to any bills submitted by him or her or submit supplemental bills. The governor and the heads of departments shall have the right, and it shall be the duty of the heads of departments when requested by either house of the legislature or an appropriate committee thereof, to appear and be heard in respect to the budget during the consideration thereof, and to answer inquiries relevant thereto. The procedure for such appear- ances and inquiries shall be provided by law. § 2. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 6 of article 7 of the constitution be amended to read as follows: § 6. Except for appropriations contained in the bills submitted by the governor and in a supplemental appropriation bill for the support of EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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