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
April 12, 2013
Introduced by Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY
proposing an amendment to article 1 of the constitution, in relation to
the right to bear and keep arms
Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That article 1 of the
constitution be amended by adding a new section 19 to read as follows:
S 19. RIGHT TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS. A WELL REGULATED MILITIA BEING
NECESSARY TO THE SECURITY OF A FREE STATE, THE RIGHT OF THE PEOPLE TO
KEEP AND BEAR ARMS CANNOT BE INFRINGED.
S 2. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the foregoing amendment
be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the
next succeeding general election of members of the assembly, and, in
conformity with section 1 of article 19 of the constitution, be
published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.