N.Y. Legislative Law Section 15
Duties of secretary and clerk


The secretary of the senate and the clerk of the assembly shall from time to time revise, and send to the members of the legislature, the clerk’s manual, and shall as soon as practicable after the organization of the legislature, prepare a directory of the members and elected officers, with their public office addresses while in the city of Albany. Within the discretion of the temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the assembly, such directory may contain the names of other officers and employees of the senate and assembly. The respective secretary or clerk of each house shall, as soon as practicable after the close of each session, prepare and deliver to the legislative printer the indexes to the journals and bills of such house. The respective secretary and clerk shall prepare a list of mailing addresses of senators and members of the assembly which shall be submitted to the state board of elections by February twentieth of each year.

Source: Section 15 — Duties of secretary and clerk, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/LEG/15 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 22, 2024).

2
Exemption of members and officers from arrest
3
Expulsion of members
4
Contempts of either house
5
Compensation of members
5‑A
Allowances for member serving as an officer of either house of the legislature or in a special capacity therein
5‑B
Limit on outside earned income by members
6
Officers and employees of the senate
7
Officers and employees of the assembly
7‑A
Legislative library, librarian and assistants
7‑B
Legislative emergency health station
7‑C
Member of assembly defined
7‑D
Employees of the legislature
7‑E
Assistive listening system for the deaf and hard of hearing
7‑F
Assembly historian
7‑G
Senate historian
8
Appointments to be filed with the comptroller
9
Additional employees
10
Compensation of officers and employees
11
Designation of payrolls as annual, session or temporary
12
Authorization of expenditures
15
Duties of secretary and clerk
16
Supplies furnished by secretary and clerk
17
Accountability of secretary and clerk to comptroller
18
Duties of postmasters and assistants
19
Duties of official stenographers
20
Detail of officers and employees for special duties
21
Limitation of legislative expenses
22
Custody of legislative papers and documents
22‑A
Reproduction and destruction of certain records, books and papers of the senate
22‑B
Destruction and reproductions of assembly books and records
23
Appropriation bills, how referred
24
Legislative bill drafting commission
25
Duties of the commission
27
Appointment of secretaries of finance and ways and means committees
28
Compensation, expenses, employees
29
Sub-committees of finance and ways and means committees
30
Duties of finance and ways and means committees and secretaries
31
Appearances and inquiries in respect to the budget
32
Representation of certain legislative committees during revision of the budget
32‑A
Budget
33
Exercise of certain statutory powers during a vacancy in office of the temporary president of the senate and speaker of the assembly

Accessed:
Jun. 22, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 15’s source at nysenate​.gov

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