assembly Bill A1248A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Concerns the application of the NYS legislature petitioning the US Congress to call a national constitutional convention to propose certain amendments

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to election law
Apr 25, 2019 print number 1248a
Apr 25, 2019 amend and recommit to election law
Jan 14, 2019 referred to election law

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A1248 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1763
Law Section:
United States Constitution
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6559
2015-2016: A7176, S2667
2017-2018: A5109, S3317
2021-2022: A428, S1070

A1248 - Summary

Concerns the application of the legislature of the state of New York petitioning the Congress of the United States of America to call a national constitutional convention to propose amendments in order to address concerns raised by the decision of the United States Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission 130 S.Ct. 876.

A1248 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1248
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 14, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL, SEAWRIGHT, STECK, ORTIZ, GALEF,
   THIELE, STIRPE, LUPARDO, WEPRIN, CAHILL, ZEBROWSKI, MOSLEY,  PICHARDO,
   LIFTON, QUART, SIMON, FAHY, JEAN-PIERRE, RIVERA, CARROLL, M. G. MILLER
   --  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A. BARRON, DILAN, ENGLEBRIGHT, GLICK,
   HEVESI, MONTESANO, PAULIN, RAMOS, RICHARDSON -- read once and referred
   to the Committee on Election Law
 
 AN ACT on the application of the legislature of the state  of  New  York
   petitioning  the  Congress  of  the United States of America to call a
   national constitutional convention to propose amendments in  order  to
   address  concerns  raised by the decision of the United States Supreme
   Court in CITIZENS UNITED V. FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION 130 S.Ct. 876
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Legislative  findings  and  intent. The legislature finds
 that:
   a. the first President of the United States, George Washington,  stat-
 ed:    "The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to
 make and to alter their Constitutions of Government.";
   b. it was the stated intention of the framers of the  Constitution  of
 the  United  States of America that the Congress of the United States of
 America should be "dependent  on  the  people  alone."  (James  Madison,
 Federalist 52);
   c.  that  dependency has evolved from a dependency on the people alone
 to a dependency on those who spend  excessively  in  elections,  through
 campaigns or third-party groups;
   d.  the  United  States  Supreme  Court  ruling  in CITIZENS UNITED V.
 FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION 558 U.S. 310 (2010) removed restrictions  on
 amount of independent political spending;
   e. the removal of those restrictions has resulted in the unjust influ-
 ence  of powerful economic forces, which have supplanted the will of the
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04074-01-9

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A1248A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1763
Law Section:
United States Constitution
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6559
2015-2016: A7176, S2667
2017-2018: A5109, S3317
2021-2022: A428, S1070

A1248A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Concerns the application of the legislature of the state of New York petitioning the Congress of the United States of America to call a national constitutional convention to propose amendments in order to address concerns raised by the decision of the United States Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission 130 S.Ct. 876.

A1248A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1248--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 14, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL, SEAWRIGHT, STECK, ORTIZ, GALEF,
   THIELE, STIRPE, LUPARDO, WEPRIN, CAHILL, ZEBROWSKI, MOSLEY,  PICHARDO,
   LIFTON,  QUART, SIMON, FAHY, JEAN-PIERRE, RIVERA, CARROLL, M. G. MILL-
   ER, LENTOL, TAYLOR,  WRIGHT,  EPSTEIN,  RODRIGUEZ,  NIOU,  SIMOTAS  --
   Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A. BARRON, DILAN, ENGLEBRIGHT, GLICK,
   HEVESI, MONTESANO, PAULIN, RAMOS, RICHARDSON -- read once and referred
   to the  Committee  on  Election  Law  --  committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee
 
 AN ACT on the application of the legislature of the state  of  New  York
   petitioning  the  Congress  of  the United States of America to call a
   national constitutional convention to propose amendments in  order  to
   address  concerns  raised by the decision of the United States Supreme
   Court in CITIZENS UNITED V. FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION 130 S.Ct. 876
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Legislative  findings  and  intent. The legislature finds
 that:
   a. the first President of the United States, George Washington,  stat-
 ed:    "The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to
 make and to alter their Constitutions of Government.";
   b. it was the stated intention of the framers of the  Constitution  of
 the  United  States of America that the Congress of the United States of
 America should be "dependent  on  the  people  alone."  (James  Madison,
 Federalist 52);
   c.  that  dependency has evolved from a dependency on the people alone
 to a dependency on those who spend  excessively  in  elections,  through
 campaigns or third-party groups;
   d.  the  United  States  Supreme  Court  ruling  in CITIZENS UNITED V.
 FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION 558 U.S. 310 (2010) removed restrictions  on
 amount of independent political spending;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.