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E00164 Summary:

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E00164 Text:

Assembly Resolution No. 164
BY: M. of A. Heastie
            in  response to the 2019-2020 Executive Budget
        submission  (Bill  Nos.  A.2000-A,  A.2001,  A.2002,
        A.2003-A,  A.2004-A,  A.2005-A,  A.2006-A, A.2007-A,
        A.2008-A, A.2009-A and A.2010-A) to  be  adopted  as
        legislation  expressing the position of the New York
        State Assembly relating to the  2019-2020  New  York
        State Budget
  WHEREAS,  Article  7  of  the  constitution requires the Governor to
submit an executive budget containing a plan of expenditures to be  made
before  the  close  of the ensuing fiscal year and recommendations as to
proposed legislation; and
  WHEREAS, At the time of submitting the budget to the legislature the
Governor is required to submit  a  bill  or  bills  containing  all  the
proposed  appropriations and reappropriations included in the budget and
the proposed legislation, if any, recommended therein; and
  WHEREAS, No provision may be  embraced  in  any  appropriation  bill
submitted  by  the  Governor  unless  it  relates  specifically  to some
particular appropriation in the bill, and any such  provision  shall  be
limited in its operation to such appropriation; and
  WHEREAS,  Upon  submission,  pursuant  to Joint Rule III, the Senate
finance committee and the Assembly ways and means committee undertake an
analysis and public review of all the provisions of such budget; and
  WHEREAS,  After  study  and  deliberation,  each   committee   makes
recommendations  in the form of bills and resolutions as to the contents
thereof and such other  items  of  appropriation  deemed  necessary  and
desirable  for  the  operation  of  the government in the ensuing fiscal
year; and
  WHEREAS, All such fiscal committees' recommendations,  when  arrived
at,  are  then  to  be  placed  before  the  members of the Legislature,
individually and collectively, in  their  respective  houses  for  their
consideration and approval; and
  WHEREAS,  Each  house  thereupon considers and adopts legislation in
bill format expressing its positions  on  the  budget  for  the  ensuing
fiscal year; and
  WHEREAS,  Upon  adoption  thereof,  a  Conference  Committee  on the
Budget, authorized by concurrent resolution of the Senate  and  Assembly
pursuant  to  Joint  Rule  III, and such subcommittees thereof as may be
deemed necessary are appointed by the Speaker of the  Assembly  and  the
Temporary   President  of  the  Senate,  respectively,  will  engage  in
negotiations designed to reach an accord on the contents of  the  budget
for the ensuing fiscal year; and
  WHEREAS,  In  order  to  commence  a  Legislative  process of budget
negotiations designed to reach a timely accord on the  contents  of  the
budget  for  the  ensuing  fiscal  year,  it  is  necessary  that budget
proposals be adopted by each  house  of  the  Legislature;  be  it  now,
  RESOLVED,  That,  this  resolution, together with the New York State
Assembly  proposals  for  Executive  budget  resubmission  contained  in
Assembly   Bill  Nos.  A.2000-B,  A.2001,  A.2002,  A.2003-B,  A.2004-B,
A.2005-B,  A.2006-B,  A.2007-B,  A.2008-B  and   A.2009-B,   which   are
incorporated as if fully set forth in this resolution, herein constitute
the legislation which expresses the budget proposals of the Assembly for
the 2019-2020 New York State Budget.
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