S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
February 1, 2013
Introduced by Sens. GIPSON, BRESLIN, DIAZ, DILAN, ESPAILLAT,
HASSELL-THOMPSON, KENNEDY, KRUEGER, LATIMER, O'BRIEN, PARKER, PERALTA,
SANDERS, SERRANO, TKACZYK -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
ment Operations -- recommitted to the Committee on Investigations and
Government Operations in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
recommitted to said committee
AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to prohibiting voting
on legislation during certain times
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "vampire
voting act of 2014".
S 2. The legislative law is amended by adding a new section 49 to read
S 49. VOTING PROHIBITED DURING CERTAIN HOURS. NEITHER HOUSE OF THE
LEGISLATURE SHALL CONDUCT A VOTE ON ANY MATTER, EXCEPT FOR VOTES ON
PROCEDURAL MATTERS, BETWEEN THE HOURS OF NINE O'CLOCK POST MERIDIAN AND
NINE O'CLOCK ANTEMERIDIAN.
S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.