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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to investigations and government operations|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to investigations and government operations|
senate Bill S565
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S565 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S565 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To establish an independent reapportionment commission to propose for approval by the state legislature district boundaries for Congress, State Senate and Assembly districts every ten years following the U.S. Census. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill would establish a citizen apportionment commission that would draw maps for congressional and state legislative district boundaries every ten years following the U.S. Census. The commission would propose district boundaries that would be submitted to the legislature for approval. As many as three plans would be developed, with public hearings required if the first two plans are rejected, at which the legislature would testify to the commission regarding any objections to the plan. The legislature would have the ability to amend only a third
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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