Bill Text: NY A07894 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Relates to the creation of a public database of projects funded in the state budget.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-28 - referred to governmental operations [A07894 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A07894-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK


                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                      May 28, 2019

        Introduced  by M. of A. FRONTUS -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Governmental Operations

        AN ACT to amend  the executive law, in relation to  the  creation  of  a
          public database of projects funded in the state budget

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 184 to
     2  read as follows:
     3    § 184. Budget-funded project database. The state  division  of  budget
     4  shall  maintain  a  public  database of all projects funded in the state
     5  budget that shall include the dollar amount allocated  to  each  project
     6  funded  in  the budget and the last name of the member or members of the
     7  legislature who submitted the funding request for such projects.    Such
     8  public  database  shall  be  published  online on the division of budget
     9  website, and shall be updated annually upon the  passage  of  the  state
    10  budget.  Such  public database shall also include any funds allocated to
    11  private organizations  which  are  not  otherwise  required  by  law  to
    12  disclose the funding sources of such private organizations.
    13    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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