N.Y. Legislative Law Section 27
Appointment of secretaries of finance and ways and means committees


The committee on finance of the senate and the committee on ways and means of the assembly shall serve throughout the year, with power to make, through the chairman of the respective committees or through sub-committees appointed by them, such investigation of the various activities of the state as will aid them in their consideration of the budget submitted by the executive and any further appropriations proposed to the legislature. The temporary president of the senate shall appoint a secretary for the senate finance committee and the speaker of the assembly shall appoint a secretary for the assembly ways and means committee. Each appointment shall be evidenced by certificate duly executed by the officer making the appointment, and filed in the office of the secretary of state. Such secretaries shall hold office until their successors are appointed.

Source: Section 27 — Appointment of secretaries of finance and ways and means committees, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/LEG/27 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 22, 2024).

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Exemption of members and officers from arrest
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Expulsion of members
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Contempts of either house
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Compensation of members
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Allowances for member serving as an officer of either house of the legislature or in a special capacity therein
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Limit on outside earned income by members
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Officers and employees of the senate
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Officers and employees of the assembly
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Legislative library, librarian and assistants
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Legislative emergency health station
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Member of assembly defined
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Employees of the legislature
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Assistive listening system for the deaf and hard of hearing
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Assembly historian
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Senate historian
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Appointments to be filed with the comptroller
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Additional employees
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Compensation of officers and employees
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Designation of payrolls as annual, session or temporary
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Authorization of expenditures
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Duties of secretary and clerk
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Supplies furnished by secretary and clerk
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Accountability of secretary and clerk to comptroller
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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
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Limitation of legislative expenses
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Custody of legislative papers and documents
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Reproduction and destruction of certain records, books and papers of the senate
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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
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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
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Duties of finance and ways and means committees and secretaries
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Appearances and inquiries in respect to the budget
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Representation of certain legislative committees during revision of the budget
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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. 22, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 27’s source at nysenate​.gov

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