New York State Commission on Legislative, Judicial, & Executive Compensation

Overview

The New York State Commission on Legislative, Judicial, & Executive Compensation is an independent body tasked with examining, evaluating and making recommendations with respect to compensation for New York State’s judges, members of the state legislature, and state officials named in section 169 of the Executive Law. The recommendations take effect unless modified or abrogated by legislation prior to taking effect.

Every four years, beginning June 2015, the Commission is established with seven appointed members – three are designated by the Governor, one by the President Pro Tempore of the New York State Senate, one by the Speaker of the New York State Assembly, and two by the Chief Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals, one of whom serves as chair of the Commission.

MEDIA ADVISORY (Update): The Commission will hold meetings Nov. 14, and Nov. 21, 2019. More Info.

Prior registration with the commission is not required to testify at a public hearing.  Nevertheless, for planning purposes it would be helpful to the Commission for you to advise it if you plan to testify.  In any event, if you would like to contact the Commission about testifying in person or submitting written materials for the Commission’s review, please email: nyscompensation@gmail.com