assembly Bill A10839

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the functioning of the independent redistricting commission; repealer

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Current Bill Status Via S8833 - Passed Senate & Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 24, 2020 delivered to secretary of state
Jul 23, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.351
substituted for a10839
Jul 23, 2020 substituted by s8833
Jul 22, 2020 ordered to third reading rules cal.351
rules report cal.351
reported
reported referred to rules
Jul 21, 2020 to attorney-general for opinion
Jul 20, 2020 referred to judiciary

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A10839 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8833
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 3 §§2, 4, 5, 5-a & 5-b, rpld Art 3 §3, Constn

A10839 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the number of state senators and inclusion of incarcerated persons in the federal census for population determination for redistricting purposes and to the functioning of the independent redistricting commission in the determination of district lines for congressional and state legislative offices.

A10839 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10839
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               July 20, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Zebrowski,
   Rodriguez) -- read once and referred to the Committee on Judiciary
 
             CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY
 
 proposing an amendment to sections 2, 4, 5, 5-a and 5-b of article 3  of
   the  constitution,  in  relation  to  the number of state senators and
   inclusion of incarcerated persons in the federal census for population
   determination for redistricting purposes and to the functioning of the
   independent redistricting commission in the determination of  district
   lines  for  congressional and state legislative offices; and to repeal
   section 3 of article 3 of the constitution relating thereto
 
   Section 1.  Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section 2 of article
 3 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
   § 2. The senate shall consist of [fifty] SIXTY-THREE members[,  except
 as  hereinafter provided]. The senators elected in the year one thousand
 eight hundred and ninety-five shall hold their offices for three  years,
 and  their  successors shall be chosen for two years. The assembly shall
 consist of one hundred and fifty members. The assembly  members  elected
 in  the  year  one  thousand  nine  hundred  and thirty-eight, and their
 successors, shall be chosen for two years.
   § 2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section 3 of article  3  of
 the constitution be REPEALED.
   §  3.  Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section 4 of article 3 of
 the constitution be amended to read as follows:
   § 4. (a) Except as herein otherwise provided, the federal census taken
 in the year nineteen hundred thirty and each federal census taken decen-
 nially thereafter shall be controlling as to the number  of  inhabitants
 in  the  state or any part thereof for the purposes of the apportionment
 of members of assembly and readjustment  or  alteration  of  senate  and
 assembly  districts  next  occurring,  in  so far as such census and the
 tabulation thereof purport to give the information  necessary  therefor.
 The  legislature, by law, shall provide for the making and tabulation by
 state authorities of an enumeration of the  inhabitants  of  the  entire
 state  to be used for such purposes, instead of a federal census, if the
 taking of a federal census in any tenth  year  from  the  year  nineteen
 hundred  thirty  be  omitted  or if the federal census fails to show the