senate Bill S5611

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides that members of the legislature shall not serve more than five two year terms in either house

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations
Jun 06, 2011 referred to investigations and government operations

S5611 - Details

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Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง2-a, Leg L

S5611 - Summary

Provides that members of the legislature shall not serve more than five two year terms in either house; regardless of terms, service is limited to ten years in each house and no more than twenty years of service, in the aggregate, as a state legislator.

S5611 - Sponsor Memo

S5611 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5611

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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  term  limits  for
  legislators

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

  Section 1. The legislative law is amended by adding a new section  2-a
to read as follows:
  S  2-A. LEGISLATIVE TERM LIMITS. ANY INDIVIDUAL MAY SERVE A MAXIMUM OF
FIVE TWO-YEAR TERMS FOR THE STATE ASSEMBLY. ANY INDIVIDUAL MAY  SERVE  A
MAXIMUM  OF  FIVE  TWO-YEAR  TERMS FOR THE STATE SENATE. NO PERSON SHALL
SERVE MORE THAN TEN YEARS IN EACH HOUSE. NO PERSON SHALL HAVE MORE  THAN
TWENTY YEARS OF SERVICE, IN THE AGGREGATE, AS A STATE LEGISLATOR.
  S  2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2013; only terms commenced
on or after such date shall be counted toward an individual's  years  of
service.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09977-02-1

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