senate Bill S2272A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the voting age

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 08, 2019 opinion referred to judiciary
Jun 06, 2019 to attorney-general for opinion
Apr 10, 2019 print number 2272a
Apr 10, 2019 amend and recommit to judiciary
Feb 27, 2019 opinion referred to judiciary
Feb 07, 2019 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 23, 2019 referred to judiciary

Co-Sponsors

S2272 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2800
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 2 §1, Constn
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S5645, A6840

S2272 - Summary

Provides that the voting age in New York be 16 years old.

S2272 - Sponsor Memo

S2272 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2272

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to section 1 of article 2 of the constitution, in
  relation to the voting age

  Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), that section 1 of  arti-
cle 2 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  Section  1.  Every citizen shall be entitled to vote at every election
for all officers elected by the people and upon all questions  submitted
to  the  vote  of  the  people  provided that such citizen is [eighteen]
SEVENTEEN years of age or over and shall have been a  resident  of  this
state,  and of the county, city, or village for thirty days next preced-
ing an election.
  § 2. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), that the foregoing be referred
to the first  regular  legislative  session  convening  after  the  next
succeeding general election of members of the assembly, and, in conform-
ity with section 1 of article 19 of the constitution, be published for 3
months previous to the time of such election.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD89013-01-9

Co-Sponsors

S2272A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2800
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 2 §1, Constn
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S5645, A6840

S2272A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the voting age in New York be 16 years old.

S2272A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2272A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2272--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to section 1 of article 2 of the constitution, in
  relation to the voting age

  Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), that section 1 of  arti-
cle 2 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  Section  1.  Every citizen shall be entitled to vote at every election
for all officers elected by the people and upon all questions  submitted
to  the  vote  of  the  people  provided that such citizen is [eighteen]
SIXTEEN years of age or over and shall have  been  a  resident  of  this
state,  and of the county, city, or village for thirty days next preced-
ing an election.
  § 2. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), that the foregoing be referred
to the first  regular  legislative  session  convening  after  the  next
succeeding general election of members of the assembly, and, in conform-
ity with section 1 of article 19 of the constitution, be published for 3
months previous to the time of such election.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD89013-03-9

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