N.Y. Legislative Law Section 17
Accountability of secretary and clerk to comptroller


The secretary of the senate, or such other officers or employees of the senate as the temporary president of the senate shall designate and the clerk of the assembly, or such other officers or employees of the assembly as the speaker of the assembly shall designate, respectively, shall, from time to time, file with the comptroller vouchers of all bills incurred by their respective houses for the purchase of material and services except personal service. Such vouchers duly certified by such secretary or clerk or designee, shall be accompanied by the certification of each payee to the effect that each invoice or bill covered by such voucher is just, true and correct and that the balance is actually due and owing. The respective fiscal officers shall from time to time notify the comptroller of the appointment of personnel and the rendering of personal services, at such times and in such manner as the comptroller shall prescribe, and stating the name and title of the payee, the period of service, the compensation and the amount due. This section shall not apply to employees of the committee on finance of the senate, of the committee on ways and means of the assembly or of special joint legislative committees.

Source: Section 17 — Accountability of secretary and clerk to comptroller, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/LEG/17 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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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
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Accountability of secretary and clerk to comptroller
18
Duties of postmasters and assistants
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Duties of official stenographers
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Detail of officers and employees for special duties
21
Limitation of legislative expenses
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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
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Appropriation bills, how referred
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Legislative bill drafting commission
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Duties of the commission
27
Appointment of secretaries of finance and ways and means committees
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Compensation, expenses, employees
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Sub-committees of finance and ways and means committees
30
Duties of finance and ways and means committees and secretaries
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Appearances and inquiries in respect to the budget
32
Representation of certain legislative committees during revision of the budget
32‑A
Budget
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Exercise of certain statutory powers during a vacancy in office of the temporary president of the senate and speaker of the assembly

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 17’s source at nysenate​.gov

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