senate Bill S2050A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the appointment of a replacement lieutenant-governor by the governor, subject to the approval of the state senate, during permanent vacancy of office

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
Feb 19, 2014 opinion referred to judiciary
Feb 11, 2014 advanced to third reading
Feb 10, 2014 2nd report cal.
Feb 04, 2014 1st report cal.108
Jan 13, 2014 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 08, 2014 referred to judiciary
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Jun 10, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 05, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 04, 2013 1st report cal.1015
May 23, 2013 print number 2050a
amend and recommit to judiciary
Feb 06, 2013 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 11, 2013 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 10, 2013 referred to judiciary

Votes

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Feb 4, 2014 - Judiciary committee Vote

S2050A
19
1
committee
19
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 4, 2013 - Judiciary committee Vote

S2050A
19
2
committee
19
Aye
2
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

Original
A (Active)
Original
A (Active)

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S2050 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5115A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 4 §§5 & 6, Constn
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A69
2009-2010: A208A

S2050 - Summary

Provides for the appointment of a permanent replacement lieutenant-governor by the governor, subject to the approval of the state senate, during permanent vacancy of the office.

S2050 - Sponsor Memo

S2050 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2050

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- 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 sections 5 and 6 of article 4 of the constitu-
  tion, in relation to duties of and the appointment of  lieutenant-gov-
  ernor

  Section  1. RESOLVED (if the Assembly concur), That section 5 of arti-
cle 4 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  S 5. In case of the removal of the governor from office or of  his  or
her  death or resignation, the lieutenant-governor shall become governor
for the remainder of the term.
  In case the governor-elect shall decline to serve or  shall  die,  the
lieutenant-governor-elect shall become governor for the full term.
  In  case  the  governor is impeached[, is absent from the state] or is
otherwise unable to discharge the powers and duties  of  the  office  of
governor,  the  lieutenant-governor  shall  act  as  governor  until the
inability shall cease or until the term of the governor shall expire.
  In case of the failure of the  governor-elect  to  take  the  oath  of
office  at the commencement of his or her term, the lieutenant-governor-
elect shall act as governor until the governor shall take the oath.
  S 2. RESOLVED (if the Assembly concur), That section 6 of article 4 of
the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  S 6. The lieutenant-governor shall possess the same qualifications  of
eligibility for office as the governor. The lieutenant-governor shall be
the  president of the senate but shall have only a casting vote therein.
The lieutenant-governor shall receive for his or her services an  annual
salary to be fixed by joint resolution of the senate and assembly.
  In case of vacancy in the offices of both governor and lieutenant-gov-
ernor,  a  governor  and  lieutenant-governor  shall  be elected for the
remainder of the term at the next general election  happening  not  less
than  three  months  after  both  offices  shall  have become vacant. No

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD89062-01-3

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S2050A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5115A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 4 §§5 & 6, Constn
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A69
2009-2010: A208A

S2050A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the appointment of a permanent replacement lieutenant-governor by the governor, subject to the approval of the state senate, during permanent vacancy of the office.

S2050A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2050A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2050--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LATIMER,  DILAN, PARKER -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Judici-
  ary  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to sections 5 and 6 of article 4 of the constitu-
  tion, in relation to duties of and the appointment of  lieutenant-gov-
  ernor

  Section  1. RESOLVED (if the Assembly concur), That section 5 of arti-
cle 4 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  S 5. In case of the removal of the governor from office or of  his  or
her  death or resignation, the lieutenant-governor shall become governor
for the remainder of the term.
  In case the governor-elect shall decline to serve or  shall  die,  the
lieutenant-governor-elect shall become governor for the full term.
  In  case  the  governor is impeached[, is absent from the state] or is
otherwise unable to discharge the powers and duties  of  the  office  of
governor,  the  lieutenant-governor  shall  act  as  governor  until the
inability shall cease or until the term of the governor shall expire.
  In case of the failure of the  governor-elect  to  take  the  oath  of
office  at the commencement of his or her term, the lieutenant-governor-
elect shall act as governor until the governor shall take the oath.
  S 2. RESOLVED (if the Assembly concur), That section 6 of article 4 of
the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  S 6. The lieutenant-governor shall possess the same qualifications  of
eligibility for office as the governor. The lieutenant-governor shall be
the  president of the senate but shall have only a casting vote therein.
The lieutenant-governor shall receive for his or her services an  annual
salary to be fixed by joint resolution of the senate and assembly.
  In case of vacancy in the offices of both governor and lieutenant-gov-
ernor,  a  governor  and  lieutenant-governor  shall  be elected for the
remainder of the term at the next general election  happening  not  less

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

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