senate Bill S565

2013-2014 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 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 09, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

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S565 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-a & 12, rpld §83-m, add Art 6-A §§93 - 99, Leg L; amd §71, Cor L; rpld Chap 17 of 2012
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2543A, S660
2009-2010: S1614B

S565 - 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.

S565 - Sponsor Memo

S565 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   565

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GIANARIS, ADAMS, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BRESLIN, DILAN,
  ESPAILLAT, KENNEDY, KRUEGER,  MONTGOMERY,  PERALTA,  PERKINS,  RIVERA,
  SAMPSON,  SERRANO,  SQUADRON,  STAVISKY, STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Investigations and Government Operations

AN ACT to amend the legislative law and the correction law, in  relation
  to  apportionment  of congressional, senate and assembly districts; to
  repeal section 83-m of the legislative law relating to the legislative
  task force on demographic research and reapportionment; and to  repeal
  chapter  17 of the laws of 2012, amending the legislative law relating
  to redistricting of congressional, senate and assembly districts

  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 S of chapter 55 of the laws of 2012, is
amended to read as follows:
  Any member of the assembly serving in a special capacity in a position
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 thirteen and terminating December thirty-first,  two
thousand fourteen:

                 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

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

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