S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N A S S E M B L Y
January 23, 2013
Introduced by M. of A. KATZ, CORWIN, TENNEY -- read once and referred to
the Committee on Governmental Operations
AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to term limits for
members of the legislature
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The legislative law is amended by adding two new sections
2-a and 5-b to read as follows:
S 2-A. LEGISLATIVE TERM LIMITS. MEMBERS OF THE STATE LEGISLATURE SHALL
NOT SERVE MORE THAN EIGHT YEARS IN EITHER THE SENATE OR THE ASSEMBLY.
S 5-B. LEGISLATIVE LEADERSHIP POSITION TERM LIMITS. NO MEMBER OF THE
STATE LEGISLATURE SHALL SERVE AS AN OFFICER OR IN A SPECIAL CAPACITY
POSITION, AS DEFINED UNDER SECTION FIVE-A OF THIS ARTICLE, FOR MORE THAN
S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall become law and shall apply to offices in
the legislature which commence on or after such effective date.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.