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2017 Legislative Session--


What's happening with the budget for fiscal year 2017-2018?

 

What's happening with rules reform?

 

 

 

 

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Senate Leadership List   &    Assembly Leadership List

January 4, 2017:
"
Speaker Heastie Announces Leadership Positions & Committee Chairs

Legislative Law 5-A

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Pertinent Legislative Committees --
*denotes lawyer-members


SENATE COMMITTEE ON INVESTIGATIONS & GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS 
(9 members -- Senate Rule VIII, §1)
Chair:  Terrence Murphy -- an added $15,000
Ranking Member: Brad Hoylman* -- an added $9,500
            Members:  David Carlucci, Ruben Diaz, Martin J. Golden, Andrew Lanza*,
Thomas O’Mara*, Elaine Phillips, Daniel Squadron

 ANNUAL REPORTS:   2011  2012 2013  2014  2015  2016
[
CJA's Feb. 4, 2016 FOIL/Records Request; Senate Response]


ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS
(14 members -- Assembly Rule IV, §1a)
Chair
: Crystal Peoples-Stokes -- an added $12,500
Ranking MemberMark Johns -- an added $9,000
Members: Michael Benedetto, Rodneyse Bichotte, Michael Blake, David Buchwald*, Kevin Byrne,
Sandy Galef, Deborah Glick, Andy Goodell*, Alicia Hyndman, Ron Kim, Kieran Michael Lalor*
ANNUAL REPORTS:   2011   2012   2013   2014   2015 
2016


ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT, ANALYSIS & INVESTIGATION
(7 members -- Assembly Rule IV, §1a)
Chair: Matthew Titone* -- an added $12,500
Ranking MemberJoseph Errigo -- an added $9,000
MembersMichael Kearns, William Magnarelli*,
Michael Montesano*, Fred Thiele, Jr*.
ANNUAL REPORTS:   2011   2012   2013   2014   2015


SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE 
(23 members -- Senate Rule VIII,
§1)
Chair: John Bonacic* -- an added $18,000
Ranking Member: Brad Hoylman* -- an added $11,000
Members: George Amedore, Jr., Tony Avella, Jamaal Bailey, Phil Boyle*, Neil Breslin*, Thomas Croci*, Ruben Diaz, Martin Malave Dilan, Jesse Hamilton*, Kemp Hannon*, Chris Jacobs*, Todd Kaminsky*, Andrew Lanza*, Kenneth Lavalle*,
Thomas O'Mara*, Bill Perkins, Elaine Phillips, Michael Ranzenhofer*, Diane Savino, Sue Serino, Toby Ann Stavisky
  ANNUAL REPORTS:   2011   2012   2013   2014   2015  2016

ASSEMBLY JUDICIARY COMMITTEE
(21 members -- Assembly Rule IV, §1a)
Chair: Helene Weinstein* -- an added $18,000
Ranking Member: Michael Montesano* -- an added $11,000
MembersWilliam Barclay*, Edward Braunstein*, David Buchwald*, Jeffrey Dinowitz*, Andy Goodell*, Al Graf*, Latoya Joyner*,
Charles Lavine*, Chad Lupinacci*, Anthony Palumbo, Dan Quart*, Rebecca Seawright,
Jo Anne Simon*, Phil Steck*, Matthew Titone*, Michele Titus*, David Weprin*, Kenneth Zebrowski*
ANNUAL REPORTS:   2011   2012   2013   2014   2015  2016


SENATE COMMITEE ON CRIME VICTIMS, CRIME & CORRECTION
(13 members -- Senate Rule VIII, §1)
Chair: Patrick Gallivan  -- an added $12,500
Ranking Member: Jamaal Bailey -- an added $9,000
Members: Fred Akshar, Joseph Griffo, Jesse Hamilton*, Pamela Helming, Chris Jacobs*, Betty Little,
Velmanette Montgomery, Jose Peralta, Bill Perkins, Patty Richie, Gustavo Rivera, James Tedisco

Annual Reports:  2016


SENATE CODES COMMITTEE
(16 members -- Senate Rule VIII, §1)
Chair: Andrew Lanza* Vice-Chair: Diane Savino -- an added $18,000
Ranking Member: Daniel Squadron -- an added $11,000
Members: Fred Akshar, Jamaal Bailey*, Phil Boyle*, Thomas Croci*, Patrick Gallivan, Martin Golden,
Joseph Griffo, Jesse Hamilton*, Brad Hoylman*, Todd Kaminsky*, Liz Krueger, Thomas O’Mara*,
Bill Perkins, James Tedisco

ASSEMBLY CODES COMMITTEE
(22 members -- Assembly Rule IV, §1a)
Chair: Joseph Lentol* -- an added $18,000
Ranking Member:  Al Graf *-- an added $11,000
Members:
Thomas Abinanti*, Vivian Cook, Steven Cymbrowitz*, Patricia Fahy, Joseph Giglio, Andrew Hevesi,
Charles Lavine*, Tom McKevitt*, Michael Montesano*, Angelo Morinello, Walter Mosley, Daniel O'Donnell*, N. Nick Perry,
J. Gary Pretlow, Robin Schimminger*, Michele Titus*, Helene Weinstein*, David Weprin*, Kenneth Zebrowski*
 

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
(9 members -- Senate Rule VIII, §1)
Chair: Kathleen Marchione -- an added $12,500
Ranking Member: Todd Kaminsky* -- an added $9,000
Members:Phil Boyle*, John Brooks, David Carlucci,
George Latimer, Terrence Murphy, Robert Ortt, Patty Richie


ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
(20 members -- Assembly Rule IV, §1a)
Chair:  William Magnarelli* -- an added $15,000
Ranking Member: Christopher Friend -- an added $9,500
Members: Karl Brabenec, Harry Bronson*, David Buchwald*, David Gantt, Mark Gjonaj,
Addie Jenne*, Kimberly Jean-Pierre, William Magee, Tom McKevitt*, Brian Miller, Steven Otis*, Phil Ramos, Sean Ryan*,
Frank Skartados, James Skoufis, Dan Stec, Monica Wallace*, Carrie Woerner

ANNUAL REPORTS:   2012   2013   2014   2015   2016

SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE
(37 members -- Senate Rule VIII, §1)
Chair:  Catharine Young -- an added $34,000 
Vice-Chair: Diane Savino
Ranking MemberLiz Krueger -- an added $20,500
Members: Tony Avella,
John Bonacic*, Phil Boyle*, Neil Breslin*, David Carlucci, Ruben Diaz, Leroy Comrie, Martin Malave Dilan,
Simcha Felder, Patrick Gallivan, Martin Golden, Joseph Griffo, Kemp Hannon*, Todd Kaminsky*,
Timothy Kennedy, Andrew Lanza*, William Larken, Kenneth LaValle*, Betty Little, Carl Marcellino*,
Kathleen Marchione, Velmanette Montgomery, Thomas O'Mara*,
Kevin Parker, Jose Peralta, Bill Perkins, Michael Ranzenhofer*, Patty Richie, Gustavo Rivera,
Joseph Robach, James Seward, Daniel Squadron, Toby Ann Stavisky, David Valesky
WHITE BOOK (Majority):    2016  2014 
 BLUE BOOK (Minority):  
2016  2015 
 

ASSEMBLY WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE
(35 members -- Assembly Rule IV, §1a)
Chair: Herman Farrell, Jr. -- an added $34,000
Ranking MemberBob Oaks -- an added $20,500
Members Jeffrion Aubrey, William Barclay*, Michael Benedetto, Edward Braunstein*,
Kevin Cahill*, William Colton*, Vivian Cook, Clifford Crouch, Brian Curran*, Michael Cusick,
Michael Fitzpatrick, David Gantt, Deborah Glick, Stephen Hawley, Earlene Hooper,
Joseph Lentol*, Nicole Malliotakis,John McDonald, III, Michael Montesano*, Francisco Moya, Catherine Nolan, Felix Ortiz,
N. Nick Perry, J. Gary Pretlow, Phil Ramos, Robert Rodriguez, Nily Rozic,  Joseph Saladino, Robin Schimminger*,
Fred Thiele, Jr.*, Raymond Walter*, Helene Weinstein*, David Weprin*
YELLOW BOOK (Majority):   2016   2015   2014
GREEN BOOK (Minority):   2016 

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON ETHICS AND INTERNAL GOVERNANCE
(9 members -- Senate Rule VIII, §1 -- amended)
Chair: Elaine Phillips -- an added $12,500
Ranking Member: 
Michael Gianaris*  -- an added $9,000
Members: David Carlucci, Thomas Croci*, Andrew Lanza*, Roxanne Persaud, Gustavo Rivera, Diane Savino, David Valesky
 


ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON ETHICS AND GUIDANCE
(8 members -- Assembly Rule IV, §1a)

Chair:  Charles Lavine* -- an added $12,500
Ranking Member:  an added $9,000
Members:  Brian Curran*, Joseph Giglio, Peter Lawrence, Michael Montesano*,
Aravella Simotas*, Michele Titus*, Kenneth Zebrowski*

 

The Seven New Senators 

1.  Senator Marisol Alcantara -- 31st Senate District
Labor  -- Chair

2.   Senator Jamaal Bailey* - 36th Senate District
"Why I'm running" -- Jamaal Bailey      election results 2016

- Crime Victims, Crime, & Correction -- Ranking Member ($9,000)
Judiciary 
Codes
 

3.   Senator John E. Brooks -- 8th Senate District
Local Governments

 

4. Senator Pamela Helming -- 54th Senate District

Crime Victims, Crime, & Correction

Fingler Lake Times -- Helming getting down to business in Albany

 

 5.   Senator Chris Jacobs* -- 60th Senate District

Administrative Regulations Review Commission - chair
Judiciary 
Crime Victims, Crime, & Correction

 


6.   Senator Elaine Phillips -- 7th Senate District

Ethics - Chair -- $12,500 stipend
Judiciary

Investigations & Government Operations
Civil Service & Pensions

 

7.  Senator James Tedisco -- 49th Senate District

Crime Victims, Crime, & Correction
Codes

 

The Eighteen New Assembly Members

Stacey Amato -- Assembly District 23

Brian Barnwell* -- Assembly District 30

Kevin Bryne -- Assembly District 94

Robert Carroll* -- Assembly District 44

Carmen De La Rosa -- Assembly District 72

Anthony D'Urso -- Assembly District 16 

Inez Dickens -- Assembly District 70

Joseph Errigo -- Assembly District 133

Billy Jones -- Assembly District 115

Brian Miller -- Assembly District 101

Melissa Miller -- Assembly District 20

Angelo Morinello* -- Assembly District 145

Yuh-Line Niou -- Assembly District 65

Michael Norris* -- Assembly District 144

Clyde Vanel* -- Assembly District 33

Monica Wallace* -- Assembly District 143

Mary Beth Walsh* -- Assembly District 112

Tremaine Wright* -- Assembly District 56

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Westchester Delegation

Thomas Abinanti* -- 92nd Assembly District
Chair, Commission on Governmental Administration;
Corporations, Authorities & Commissions

Kevin Byrne -- 94th Assembly District
Governmental Operations

David Buchwald* -- 93rd Assembly District
Governmental Operations; Judiciary; Local Gov'ts; Corporations, Authorities & Commissions

Sandy Galef -- 95th Assembly District
Governmental Operations; Corporations, Authorities & Commissions

Shelley Mayer* -- 90th Assembly District

Steven Otis* -- 91st Assembly District
Local Gov'ts; Corporations, Authorities & Commission

Amy Paulin -- 88th Assembly District
Rules

J. Gary Pretlow -- 89th Assembly District
Ways & Means

Jamaal Bailey* -- 36th Senate District
Ranking Member, Crime, Crime Victims & Correction;
Judiciary

David Carlucci -- 38th Senate District
Finance; Investigations & Gov't Operations; Local Gov't; Ethics


Jeffrey Klein* -- 34th Senate District
Senate Coalition Leader; Independent Democratic Conference Leader

George Latimer -- 37th Senate District
Committee on Local Gov't

Terrence Murphy -- 40th Senate District
Chair, Investigations & Gov't Operations; Local Gov't

Andrea Stewart-Cousins -- 35th Senate District
Senate Minority Leader

 

 

 

 

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Looking back-- 2015-16 Assembly Workgroup on Legislative Process, Operations, & Public Participation

Jan. 12, 2017 "Speaker Heastie Announces Most Comprehensive Legislative Research Database Ever to be Available Free to the Public"

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