assembly Bill A3538

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires two-thirds vote of legislature for any change in tax rates, budget bills and appropriations

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Jul 16, 2020 held for consideration in governmental operations
Feb 14, 2020 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 17, 2020 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 08, 2020 referred to governmental operations
Feb 13, 2019 opinion referred to judiciary
Feb 01, 2019 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 29, 2019 referred to governmental operations

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A3538 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7564
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 3 §14, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8230
2013-2014: A4774
2015-2016: A4665
2017-2018: A4669
2021-2022: A5788, S2294

A3538 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires approval by 2/3 vote of membership of the senate and assembly voting separately to increase or decrease any tax rate, impose a new state tax, extend or delete existing state tax.

A3538 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  3538

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PALMESANO,  BLANKENBUSH,  B. MILLER, FRIEND,
  MONTESANO, LAWRENCE, GARBARINO --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
  ASHBY,  BARCLAY,  BRABENEC,  DiPIETRO,  FINCH,  GIGLIO, HAWLEY, LALOR,
  MALLIOTAKIS, McDONOUGH, MORINELLO, NORRIS, RAIA, SMITH, WALSH --  read
  once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing  an  amendment to section 14 of article 3 of the constitution,
  in relation to the procedure for voting increases in the rate of state
  taxes

  Section 1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section 14 of article
3 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  § 14. No bill shall be passed or become a law  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  opin-
ion  necessitate an immediate vote thereon, in which case it must never-
theless be upon the desks of the members in final form, not  necessarily
printed,  before  its  final  passage;  nor  shall  any  bill, EXCEPT AS
PROVIDED HEREIN, be passed or become a law, except by the  assent  of  a
majority  of  the members elected to each branch of the legislature; NOR
SHALL ANY BILL WHICH INCREASES, EXTENDS, IMPOSES, OR  REVIVES  ANY  TAX,
FEE,  ASSESSMENT, SURCHARGE OR ANY OTHER SUCH LEVY OR COLLECTION, EXCEPT
ANY BILL WHICH RESULTS FROM THE PASSAGE OF A HOME RULE MESSAGE  PURSUANT
TO SECTION TWO OF ARTICLE NINE OF THIS CONSTITUTION, BE PASSED OR BECOME
A LAW, EXCEPT BY THE ASSENT OF TWO-THIRDS OF THE MEMBERS ELECTED TO EACH
BRANCH  OF  THE LEGISLATURE VOTING SEPARATELY; and upon the last reading
of a bill, no amendment thereof shall be allowed, and the question  upon
its  final  passage  shall be taken immediately 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-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets