senate Bill S3253A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes a legislative advisory commission on redistricting and demographic research

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 01, 2012 print number 3253a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 04, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations
Feb 14, 2011 referred to investigations and government operations

S3253 - Details

Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §83-m, Leg L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7881A

S3253 - Summary

Establishes a legislative advisory commission on redistricting and legislative research to draw senate, assembly and congressional districts.

S3253 - Sponsor Memo

S3253 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3253

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DILAN  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in  relation  to  establishing  the
  legislative  advisory  commission  on    redistricting and legislative
  research

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  83-m of the legislative law, as added by chapter
141 of the laws of 1994, subdivision 13 as added by section 2 of part XX
of chapter 57 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  S 83-m. Legislative [task force on demographic research  and  reappor-
tionment] ADVISORY COMMISSION ON REDISTRICTING AND LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH.
1.  The  legislature hereby finds and declares that: (a) there is a need
for intensive and thorough legislative study, research and inquiry  into
the techniques and methodology to be used by the bureau of the census of
the  United  States  commerce  department  in carrying out the decennial
federal census; (b) a technical plan will be needed to meet the require-
ments of a legislative timetable for a  [reapportionment]  REDISTRICTING
of  the senate and assembly districts and the congressional districts of
the state based on such census; and  (c)  the  [task  force]  COMMISSION
herein  continued is necessary to assist the legislature in the perform-
ance of its responsibilities and in the conduct of legislative  research
projects relating thereto.
  [2.  The  legislative  task force on demographic research and reappor-
tionment is hereby continued, consisting of  six  members  of  whom  two
shall  be appointed by the temporary president of the senate, two by the
speaker of the assembly and one each  by  the  minority  leader  of  the
senate  and  the minority leader of the assembly. The appointments shall
be of members of the respective houses of the legislature,  except  that
one  member  appointed  by the temporary president of the senate and one

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08780-01-1

S3253A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §83-m, Leg L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7881A

S3253A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a legislative advisory commission on redistricting and legislative research to draw senate, assembly and congressional districts.

S3253A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3253A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3253--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DILAN  -- 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 establishing the
  legislative advisory commission  on    redistricting  and  legislative
  research

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 83-m of the legislative law, as  added  by  chapter
141  of  the  laws  of 1994, subdivision 13 as amended by section 118 of
subpart B of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of  2011,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  S 83-m. Legislative  [task  force on demographic research and reappor-
tionment] ADVISORY COMMISSION ON REDISTRICTING AND LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH.
1. The legislature hereby finds and declares that: (a) there is  a  need
for  intensive and thorough legislative study, research and inquiry into
the techniques and methodology to be used by the bureau of the census of
the United States commerce department  in  carrying  out  the  decennial
federal census; (b) a technical plan will be needed to meet the require-
ments  of  a legislative timetable for a [reapportionment] REDISTRICTING
of the senate and assembly districts and the congressional districts  of
the  state  based  on  such  census; and (c) the [task force] COMMISSION
herein continued is necessary to assist the legislature in the  perform-
ance  of its responsibilities and in the conduct of legislative research
projects relating thereto.
  [2. The legislative task force on demographic  research  and  reappor-
tionment  is  hereby  continued,  consisting  of six members of whom two
shall be appointed by the temporary president of the senate, two by  the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08780-02-2

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