New York State Legislature

state legislature of the U.S. state of New York

The New York State Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of New York. It is made up of two houses: the New York State Assembly (lower house) and the New York State Senate (upper house). It meets at the New York State Capitol in Albany, New York.

New York State Legislature
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
HousesSenate
Assembly
History
Preceded byGeneral Assembly of New York
Leadership
Kathy Hochul (D)
Since January 1, 2015
Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D)
Since January 2, 2019
Carl Heastie (D)
Since February 3, 2015
Structure
Seats213
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Political groups
Majority caucus (107)
  •   Democratic (105)
  •   Independence (1)
  •   Working Families (1)

Minority caucus

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Political groups
Majority caucus

Minority caucus

Vacant (1)
Salary$120,000/year + per diem
Elections
Last election
November 6, 2018
Next election
November 3, 2020
Meeting place
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New York State Capitol, Albany
Website
public.leginfo.state.ny.us
www.assembly.state.ny.us

Session laws passed by the Legislature are published in the official Laws of New York.[1][2]

The Democratic Party currently controls both houses of the legislature.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Gibson, Ellen M.; Manz, William H. (2004). Gibson's New York Legal Research Guide (PDF) (3rd ed.). Wm. S. Hein Publishing. p. 30. ISBN 1-57588-728-2. LCCN 2004042477. OCLC 54455036.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. Gibson & Manz 2004, pp. 47–48.