senate Bill S2777

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the election delegates

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 09, 2012 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 04, 2012 referred to judiciary
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 21, 2011 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 27, 2011 opinion referred to judiciary
Mar 31, 2011 advanced to third reading
Mar 30, 2011 2nd report cal.
Mar 29, 2011 1st report cal.270
Feb 07, 2011 to attorney-general for opinion
Feb 01, 2011 referred to judiciary

S2777 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4932
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 19 ยง2, Constn
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6094A, A9496

S2777 - Summary

Requires that no person acting as a political party chairperson, an elected public officer, an individual who is subject to the rules established by the commission on public integrity and any other person who is an officer of an organization, association or corporation that receives public funding shall be elected as a delegate to a constitutional convention.

S2777 - Sponsor Memo

S2777 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2777

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- 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 section 2 of article 19 of  the  constitution,
  in relation to the election of delegates

  Section  1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 2 of arti-
cle 19 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  S 2. At the general election to be held in the year  nineteen  hundred
fifty-seven, and every twentieth year thereafter, and also at such times
as  the  legislature  may by law provide, the question "Shall there be a
convention to revise the constitution and  amend  the  same?"  shall  be
submitted  to  and  decided  by the electors of the state; and in case a
majority of the electors voting thereon  shall  decide  in  favor  of  a
convention  for  such  purpose, the electors of every senate district of
the state, as then organized, shall elect three delegates  at  the  next
ensuing  general  election,  and the electors of the state voting at the
same election shall elect fifteen delegates-at-large.  NO PERSON  ACTING
AS  A  POLITICAL  PARTY CHAIRPERSON, AN ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICER, A PERSON
APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS SUBJECT TO THE  LOBBYING
RULES  ESTABLISHED BY THE COMMISSION ON PUBLIC INTEGRITY, ANY PERSON WHO
IS REQUIRED TO FILE AN ANNUAL STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE WITH THE
LEGISLATIVE ETHICS COMMISSION OR ANY OTHER PERSON WHO IS AN  OFFICER  OF
AN ORGANIZATION, ASSOCIATION OR CORPORATION, OTHER THAN AN ENTITY DESIG-
NATED  AS TAX EXEMPT UNDER SECTION 501(C)(3) OF THE UNITED STATES INTER-
NAL REVENUE CODE, THAT RECEIVES PUBLIC FUNDING SHALL  BE  ELECTED  AS  A
DELEGATE.  NONE  OF  THE  AFOREMENTIONED EXCLUSIONS APPLY TO INDIVIDUALS
BASED ON THEIR EMPLOYMENT AT A HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTION OR THE MILI-
TARY. The delegates so elected shall convene at the capitol on the first
Tuesday of April next ensuing after their election, and  shall  continue
their  session  until  the  business  of such convention shall have been
completed. Every delegate shall receive for his or her services the same
compensation as shall then be annually payable to  the  members  of  the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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