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New York State Division of the Budget Budget Services Unit Memoranda on Pending Legislation

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of memoranda, copies of proposed bills, and reports on proposed bills compiled by the Division of the Budget. The records were generated for use by the Governor's Office in deciding whether a particular bill should be approved or vetoed. Bills for which "no opinion" was rendered are not included.
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Quantity:
44 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1970-1982
Series Number:
13123

Arrangement

Alphabetical by subject, according to the various divisions of the Consolidated Laws.Bills arechronological by assembly number.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of memoranda, copies of proposed bills, and reports on proposed bills compiled by the Division of the Budget. The records were generated for use by the Governor's Office in deciding whether a particular bill should be approved or vetoed. Accompanying each file on a bill is a report which contains the following information: by whom the bill was introduced, subject and purpose, summary of provisions, prior legislative history (if any), arguments in support of the bill, possible objections to the bill, other state agencies interested (if any), position of other organizations (if relevant), budget implications and recommendation. In addition, some files contain copies of memoranda from the Governor's Office stating why a particular bill should be vetoed or approved. Bills for which "no opinion" was rendered are not included.

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There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series 12590 Legislative bill and veto jackets, contains memoranda and correspondence submitted to the Counsel to the Governor on bills passed by the legislature and sent to the governor for approval.

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