Bill Text: NY S05732 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Prohibits a member of the legislature from disbursing or making public moneys pursuant to a memoranda of understanding regarding certain line item appropriations prior to such member's election.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-13 - REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS [S05732 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S05732-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK


                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                    IN SENATE

                                      May 13, 2019

        Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
          ment Operations

        AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to prohibiting a member
          from disbursing moneys pursuant to memoranda of understanding  regard-
          ing  certain  line item appropriations in the state budget prior to an

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

     1    Section  1.  The legislative law is amended by adding a new section 13
     2  to read as follows:
     3    § 13. Limitations on line item appropriations prior to an election. No
     4  member of the legislature shall disburse or make public any single grant
     5  pursuant to memoranda of understanding or any segregation  of  lump  sum
     6  appropriation  for  unspecified  capital  projects  and operating grants
     7  resulting from the state budget process between the  executive  and  the
     8  legislature within sixty days prior to such member's election.
     9    §  2. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become a
    10  law.

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