senate Bill S660

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes apportionment commission to create apportionment plans for congressional and state legislative districts based on federal censuses; repealer

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 05, 2011 referred to investigations and government operations

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S660 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5602
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-a & 12, rpld §83-m, add Art 6-A §§93 - 99, Leg L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1614B, A5279B

S660 - Summary

Establishes an apportionment commission to create apportionment 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.

S660 - Sponsor Memo

S660 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   660

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. VALESKY, GIANARIS, KLEIN, ADAMS, BONACIC, BRESLIN,
  DUANE, KRUEGER,  MONTGOMERY,  PERKINS,  SERRANO,  SQUADRON,  STAVISKY,
  STEWART-COUSINS,  YOUNG  --  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  apportionment  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.  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.

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