Speaker Heastie Announces Assembly Will Pass a Resolution Providing for Special Temporary Procedures During a Declared State of Emergency

Posted to Applied Web NY on Sun, 03/29/2020 - 15:10

Speaker Carl Heastie and Majority Leader Crystal D. Peoples-Stokes today announced that the Assembly will pass a resolution providing for special temporary procedures during a declared state of emergency (E.854, Peoples-Stokes). The change will preserve the integrity of the legislative process, while keeping members, staff and others safe during the current COVID-19 outbreak and future declared states of emergency. The Assembly will return to session at 1 p.m. on Monday, March 30 to vote on the rules change.

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