Prohibits member items in the 2012-2013 budget from fiscal year April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6215--A 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY March 9, 2011 ___________Introduced by M. of A. GALEF, PAULIN, LATIMER, SAYWARD, JOHNS, P. LOPEZ, HAWLEY, REILICH, FITZPATRICK, CALHOUN, GIGLIO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BOYLE, CORWIN, CROUCH, DUPREY, McDONOUGH, RABBITT, THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to prohibiting member items THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The legislative law is amended by adding a new section 54-c to read as follows: S 54-C. PROHIBITION OF MEMBER ITEMS. 1. THERE SHALL BE NO MEMBER ITEMS IN THE TWO THOUSAND TWELVE -- TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN BUDGET FROM FISCAL YEAR APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWELVE TO MARCH THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOU- SAND THIRTEEN. 2. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "MEMBER ITEMS" SHALL MEAN ANY PORTION OF STATE FUNDING ALLOCATED BY THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY TO BE USED FOR COMMUNITY PROJECTS, CIVIC PROJECTS, PUBLIC HEALTH INITIATIVES, OR OTHER PUBLIC USE SPECIFICALLY IN THE RECIPIENT MEMBERS' DISTRICTS. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09632-02-2