Legislative Gazette: Paperless amendment advances through Legislature

6/27/11 – A bill that would give members of the Legislature the option of receiving bills electronically rather than in print has passed both houses of the Legislature.

The proposal would require a change in the state Constitution, which currently states bills must be in printed format and placed on individual legislators’ desks. The bill would have to be passed by the next Legislature — which convenes in January 2013 — before New Yorkers can vote on the referendum. …

The bill is sponsored in the Senate by Greg Ball, R-Patterson, and has been in both houses’ government operations committees since March. (READ MORE)

About Greg Ball

Assemblyman Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) is the Senator for New York State's 40th district. A former Vice President of Exceed International Development Corporation, Ball holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the United States Air Force Academy, is currently completing his Masters Thesis of Liberal Studies in International Affairs at Georgetown University, and received an honorable discharge in 2005 at the rank of Captain after service as an active duty officer in the United States Air Force. View all posts by Greg Ball →
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