senate Bill S1025

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Prohibits the passage of bills by the legislature between the hours of midnight and eight o'clock a.m. unless two-thirds of the legislature is present and requires two-thirds approval for messages of nece

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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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Apr 06, 2016 opinion referred to judiciary
Mar 14, 2016 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 06, 2016 referred to judiciary
Jan 16, 2015 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 08, 2015 referred to judiciary

S1025 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1604
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 3 ยง14, Constn

S1025 - Summary

Prohibits the passage of bills by the legislature between the hours of midnight and eight o'clock a.m. unless 2/3 of the legislature is present; requires two-thirds approval for messages of necessity.

S1025 - Sponsor Memo

S1025 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1025

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 8, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- 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 section 14 of article 3 of the constitution,
  in relation to prohibiting the passage of bills between the  hours  of
  midnight and eight o'clock a.m.  and requiring two-thirds approval for
  messages of necessity

  Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 14 of arti-
cle 3 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  S 14. No bill shall be passed or become a law:
  A.  unless  it  shall  have  been  printed  and  upon the desks of the
members, in its final form, at least  three  calendar  legislative  days
prior to its final passage, unless the governor, or the acting governor,
shall  have  certified, under his or her hand and the seal of the state,
the facts which in his or her  opinion  necessitate  an  immediate  vote
thereon  AND  TWO-THIRDS  OF  THE  MEMBERS ELECTED TO EACH BRANCH OF THE
LEGISLATURE ASSENT TO SUCH FACTS THAT NECESSITATE SUCH  IMMEDIATE  VOTE,
in  which  case it must nevertheless be upon the desks of the members in
final form, not necessarily printed,  before  its  final  passage;  [nor
shall any bill be passed or become a law,]
  B.  except  by the assent of a majority of the members elected to each
branch of the legislature;
  C.  BETWEEN THE HOURS OF MIDNIGHT AND EIGHT  O'CLOCK  A.M.;  PROVIDED,
HOWEVER  THAT THIS PROVISION MAY BE WAIVED UPON THE ASSENT OF TWO-THIRDS
OF THE MEMBERS ELECTED TO EACH BRANCH OF THE LEGISLATURE; and
  D. upon the last reading of a bill,  no  amendment  thereof  shall  be
allowed,  and  the  question upon its final passage shall be taken imme-
diately thereafter, and the ayes and nays entered on the journal.
  For purposes of this section, a bill shall be deemed to be printed and
upon the desks of the members if: it is set forth in a legible electron-
ic format by electronic means, and it is available for  review  in  such
format  at the desks of the members. For purposes of this section "elec-

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

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