senate Bill S895

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the protection of personal privacy

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Feb 19, 2014 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 13, 2014 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 08, 2014 referred to judiciary
Feb 06, 2013 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 11, 2013 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 09, 2013 referred to judiciary

S895 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Add Art 1 ยง19, Constn

S895 - Bill Texts

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Relates to the protection of personal privacy.

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BILL NUMBER:S895

TITLE OF BILL:
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY
proposing an amendment to article 1 of the constitution, in relation to
protection of the right to personal privacy

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To establish a
constitutional right
to privacy

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Amends article 1 of
the New York state
Constitution.

JUSTIFICATION: Currently there is no provision in the
state
Constitution expressly guaranteeing a right to privacy. This
provision incorporates a privacy right in the constitution.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2009: A.7524 (2005-0G).

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Resolved (if the Assembly concur),
That the foregoing
amendment be referred to the first regular legislative session
convening after the next succeeding general election of members of
the senate, and in conformity with section 1 of article 19 of the
constitution, be published for 3 months previous to the time of such
election.

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

                                   895

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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 article 1 of the constitution, in relation  to
  protection of the right to personal privacy

  Section  1.  Resolved  (if the Assembly concur), That article 1 of the
constitution be amended by adding a new section 19 to read as follows:
  S 19. THE INHERENT RIGHT OF EACH PERSON TO PERSONAL PRIVACY SHALL  NOT
BE INFRINGED.  EACH NATURAL PERSON SHALL BE GUARANTEED BY THIS CONSTITU-
TION AND SUCH LEGISLATION AS MAY BE NECESSARY.
  S  2.  Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the foregoing amendment
be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the
next succeeding general election of members of  the  assembly,  and,  in
conformity  with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution, be
published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD89034-01-3

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