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New York State Legislature
Coat of arms or logo
Great Seal of the State of New York
Houses Senate
Preceded by General Assembly of New York
Kathy Hochul (D)
Since January 1, 2015
Temporary President of the Senate
Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D)
Since January 2, 2019
Speaker of the Assembly
Carl Heastie (D)
Since February 3, 2015
Seats 213
New York State Assembly.svg
Political groups
Majority caucus (107)

Minority caucus

New York State Senate.svg
Political groups
Majority caucus

Minority caucus

Vacant (1)
Salary $120,000/year + per diem
Last election
November 6, 2018
Next election
November 3, 2020
Meeting place
New York State Capitol, Albany

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.

Session laws passed by the Legislature are published in the official Laws of New York.

The Democratic Party currently controls both houses of the legislature.

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