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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to investigations and government operations|
|Feb 18, 2011||referred to rules|
senate Bill S3419
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S3419 - Details
S3419 - Summary
Enacts the Restricting Reform Act of 2011. Establishes an independent redistricting commission to create redistricting plans for congressional and state legislative districts based on decennial federal census, which shall be considered by and voted upon by the state legislature; eliminates the legislative task force on demographic research and reapportionment.
S3419 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3419 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the legislative law, in relation to redistricting of congressional, senate and assembly districts; and to repeal section 83-m of such law relating to the legislative task force on demographic research and reapportionment PURPOSE: This bill, titled the "Redistricting Reform Act of 2011," would establish an independent redistricting commission that would draw maps for congressional and state legislative district lines every ten years following the U.S. Census. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill would set forth its title as the "Redistricting Reform Act of 2011." Sections 2 of the bill would amend Legislative Law § 5-a to remove a reference to the Legislative Task Force on Demographic Research and Reapportionment (LATFOR).
S3419 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3419 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 18, 2011 ___________ Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of the Governor) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to redistricting of congressional, senate and assembly districts; and to repeal section 83-m of such law relating to the legislative task force on demographic research and reapportionment 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 "Redis- tricting Reform Act of 2011." S 2. Subdivision 3 of section 5-a of the legislative law, as added by chapter 630 of the laws of 1998, the opening paragraph as amended by section 1 of part QQ of chapter 56 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows: 3. Any member of the assembly serving in a special capacity in a posi- tion set forth in the following schedule shall be paid the allowance set forth in such schedule only for the legislative term commencing January first, two thousand eleven and terminating December thirty-first, two thousand twelve: ASSEMBLYMEN SERVING IN SPECIAL CAPACITY Chairman of legislative commission on public management systems ........................................................ 12,500 Chairman of legislative commission on science and technology ..................................................... 12,500 Co-chairman of the legislative commission on water resource needs of New York state and Long Island ......... no allowance [Co-chairman of the legislative task force on EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD12004-09-1
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