assembly Bill A1615

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides for a referendum on the question "Do you support the division of New York into two separate states?"

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to local governments
Jun 06, 2017 held for consideration in local governments
Jan 12, 2017 referred to local governments

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A1615 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S386
Law Section:
Elections
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A8213, S3526
2011-2012: A1964, S712
2013-2014: A391, S4051
2015-2016: A4167, S2176
2019-2020: A1687, S62
2021-2022: A5591, S7314

A1615 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for a referendum on the question "Do you support the division of New York into two separate states?"

A1615 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1615

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. HAWLEY, GIGLIO, FRIEND, WALTER, CROUCH, BUTLER,
  PALMESANO, DiPIETRO, MURRAY -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Local Governments

AN ACT to provide for a referendum on the question "Do you  support  the
  division of New York into two separate states?"; and providing for the
  repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. There shall be submitted to the voters of the  state  at  a
general election held on or before December 31, 2019 the following ques-
tion:  "Do  you  support  the  division  of  New  York into two separate
states?"
  § 2. Such question shall be submitted in the manner  provided  in  the
election law, and the provisions of such law, not inconsistent with this
act,  relating  to  the  submission  of  and to the taking, counting and
returning of the vote and canvassing the results upon a question submit-
ted pursuant to law to the voters of the state shall apply to the  ques-
tion  herein required to be submitted. The ballots shall be in such form
as prescribed by such law. When the  board  of  elections    shall  have
completed  its canvass of the results of the vote upon such question, it
shall forthwith certify the results of the vote upon  such  question  to
the secretary of the senate and clerk of the assembly.
  §  3.  This act shall take effect immediately and shall expire January
1, 2020 when upon such date the provisions of this act shall  be  deemed
repealed.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01027-01-7