NEW YORK STATE LEGISLATURE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 28, 2010

Joint Statement from
Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson and
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver


Article VII section 3 of the New York State Constitution empowers the Governor to submit bills amending portions of the budget bills within 30 days after his budget is submitted. Thereafter, the Legislature is empowered to consent or not consent to the receipt of any bill from the Governor which would amend any portion of his budget submission in any manner. We have not acceded to the receipt of any such bills today.