assembly Bill A3261

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for procedure in filling vacancies in the offices of comptroller and attorney-general

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May 17, 2016 held for consideration in judiciary
Feb 05, 2016 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 13, 2016 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 06, 2016 referred to judiciary
Feb 20, 2015 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 28, 2015 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 22, 2015 referred to judiciary

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A3261 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 5 §1, Constn
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A381
2011-2012: A1251
2009-2010: A1140

A3261 - Summary

Provides for procedure in filling vacancies in the offices of comptroller and attorney-general.

A3261 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3261

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. HAWLEY, BARCLAY, KOLB, McDONOUGH, FINCH, RAIA --
  Multi-Sponsored by  --  M.  of  A.  CORWIN,  CROUCH,  DUPREY,  GIGLIO,
  GOODELL,  THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Judici-
  ary

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to article 5 of the constitution, relating to the
  filling of vacancies in the offices of comptroller and attorney-gener-
  al

  Section 1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section 1 of  article
5 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  Section 1. The comptroller and attorney-general shall be chosen at the
same general election as the governor and hold office for the same term,
and  shall  possess  the qualifications provided in section 2 of article
IV. The legislature shall provide for filling vacancies in the office of
comptroller and of attorney-general  UNTIL  THE  NEXT  GENERAL  ELECTION
HAPPENING  NOT LESS THAN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE OFFICE SHALL HAVE BECOME
VACANT, AT WHICH TIME A COMPTROLLER OR ATTORNEY-GENERAL SHALL BE ELECTED
TO SERVE THE REMAINDER OF THE TERM.  [No election of a comptroller or an
attorney-general shall be had except at the time of  electing  a  gover-
nor.]  IN  CASE  THE  COMPTROLLER-ELECT  OR ATTORNEY-GENERAL-ELECT SHALL
DECLINE TO SERVE OR SHALL DIE, THE LEGISLATURE SHALL PROVIDE FOR FILLING
THE VACANCY UNTIL THE NEXT GENERAL ELECTION. The  comptroller  shall  be
required:  (1)  to  audit  all  vouchers before payment and all official
accounts; (2) to audit the accrual and collection of  all  revenues  and
receipts;  and (3) to prescribe such methods of accounting as are neces-
sary for the performance of the foregoing duties.  The  payment  of  any
money  of the state, or of any money under its control, or the refund of
any money paid to the state, except upon audit by the comptroller, shall
be void, and may be restrained upon the suit of any  taxpayer  with  the
consent  of  the  supreme  court  in appellate division on notice to the
attorney-general. In such  respect  the  legislature  shall  define  the
powers  and duties and may also assign to him or her: (1) supervision of

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

assembly Bill A3093

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides free tuition expenses for dependent family members of N.Y. state military personnel

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Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 06, 2016 referred to higher education
Apr 21, 2015 held for consideration in higher education
Jan 22, 2015 referred to higher education

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A3093 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3113
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §668-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A326, A4131, S4131
2011-2012: A1245, A5138, S2149
2009-2010: A4005, S7204, S5128

A3093 - Summary

Provides free tuition expenses for SUNY or CUNY to surviving dependent family members of NYS military personnel who have died while performing official military duties.

A3093 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3093

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. HAWLEY, KOLB, BARCLAY, BUTLER, CROUCH, McKEVITT,
  PERRY, SALADINO, GUNTHER, MONTESANO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.
  DUPREY,  OAKS,  TENNEY  --  read once and referred to the Committee on
  Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to providing scholarships
  for surviving dependent family members  of  New  York  state  military
  personnel who have died while performing official military duties

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 668-e of the education law, as added by chapter 106
of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  S  668-e.  Military  enhanced  recognition,  incentive   and   tribute
("MERIT")  scholarships. 1. Eligible persons. a.  Notwithstanding subdi-
visions three and five of section six hundred sixty-one of this  [title]
PART,  children,  spouses  and  financial  dependents of a member of the
armed forces of the United States or state organized militia who at  any
time  on  or  after  the  second day of August, nineteen hundred ninety,
while in service in the armed forces of the United States, as defined by
subdivision eight of section one of the military law or in  a  force  of
the  state  organized militia, as defined in subdivision nine of section
one of the military law: (i) while a legal resident of New  York  state,
died,  became  severely  and  permanently  disabled or was classified as
missing in action [in a combat theater or combat zone of  operations  as
part  of  military  operations, or died as a result of injury or illness
suffered or incurred during such military service] IN THE PERFORMANCE OF
HIS OR HER OFFICIAL DUTIES; or (ii) while a legal resident of  New  York
state,  died  or became severely and permanently disabled as a result of
injury or illness suffered or incurred during  military  training  oper-
ations  in  preparation  for  duty in a combat theater or combat zone of
operations.

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