Bill Text: NY A01409 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to requiring bills with a threshold level of co-sponsorship to be brought to the floor for a vote to be taken thereon.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 26-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-15 - referred to governmental operations [A01409 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A01409-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          1409
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 15, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A. WALSH, JOHNS, MONTESANO, McDONOUGH, RAIA, RA,
          STEC, JAFFEE,  LAWRENCE,  DiPIETRO,  HAWLEY,  BLANKENBUSH,  MORINELLO,
          GIGLIO,  PALUMBO,  BRABENEC,  M. L. MILLER,  BARCLAY  -- read once and
          referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations
        AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to bills with a thresh-
          old level of co-sponsorship
          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 33-a
     2  to read as follows:
     3    §  33-a.  Bills with a threshold level of co-sponsorship.  1. Any bill
     4  introduced in the assembly shall, upon being co-sponsored by seventy-six
     5  or more members, be brought to the floor of the house for a vote  to  be
     6  taken thereon during the legislative session in which it was introduced.
     7    2. Any bill introduced in the senate shall, upon being co-sponsored by
     8  thirty-two  or  more members, be brought to the floor of the house for a
     9  vote to be taken thereon during the legislative session in which it  was
    10  introduced.
    11    §  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
    12  ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02831-01-9
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