senate Bill S1427

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Proposes a constitutional amendment protecting the people's right to keep and bear arms

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
May 21, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 16, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 15, 2012 1st report cal.784
Jan 09, 2012 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 04, 2012 referred to judiciary
Apr 27, 2011 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 14, 2011 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 07, 2011 referred to judiciary

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May 15, 2012 - Judiciary committee Vote

S1427
11
10
committee
11
Aye
10
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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S1427 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Ren Art 20 to be Art 21, add Art 20, Constn
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1256

S1427 - Summary

Proposes a constitutional amendment protecting the right of the people to keep and bear arms for traditionally recognized purposes.

S1427 - Sponsor Memo

S1427 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1427

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SALAND,  BONACIC,  LARKIN,  MAZIARZ, RANZENHOFER,
  SEWARD -- 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 the constitution in relation to the right to
  keep and bear arms

  Section 1. RESOLVED (if the Assembly concur), That article 20  of  the
constitution  be  renumbered article 21 and a new article 20 be added to
read as follows:
                                ARTICLE XX
                       RIGHT TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS
  SECTION 1. THE PEOPLE SHALL HAVE THE RIGHT TO KEEP AND BEAR  ARMS  FOR
THE  DEFENSE  OF THEMSELVES AND THE STATE, FOR LAWFUL HUNTING AND RECRE-
ATIONAL USE, AND FOR ANY OTHER LAWFUL PURPOSES, AND NO  COUNTY,  MUNICI-
PALITY  OR  OTHER  POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE SHALL REGULATE, IN
ANY WAY, AN INCIDENT OF THE RIGHT TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS.
  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.
                                                           LBD89043-01-1

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