senate Bill S3396

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to validating certain grants of lands and charters

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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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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 13, 2020 opinion referred to judiciary
Feb 14, 2020 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 08, 2020 referred to judiciary
Feb 27, 2019 opinion referred to judiciary
Feb 07, 2019 to attorney-general for opinion
Feb 06, 2019 referred to judiciary

S3396 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7321
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Add Art 1 §15, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7186, A9793
2017-2018: S3723, A4076

S3396 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to validating certain grants of lands and charters made by the king of Great Britain before October 14, 1775 and giving the legislature certain authority.

S3396 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3396 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3396

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to article 1 of the constitution, in relation  to
  validating  certain  grants  of  land and charters made by the king of
  Great Britain before October 14, 1775 and giving the  legislature  the
  authority to enact laws to implement this section

  Section  1.  Resolved  (if the Assembly concur), That article 1 of the
constitution be amended by adding a new section 15 to read as follows:
  § 15. NOTHING CONTAINED IN THIS CONSTITUTION SHALL AFFECT  ANY  GRANTS
OF  LAND WITHIN THIS STATE, BEFORE OCTOBER 14, 1775, MADE BY THE KING OF
GREAT BRITAIN OR PERSONS ACTING UNDER HIS AUTHORITY,  OR  HIS  PREDECES-
SORS,  OR  SHALL ANNUL ANY CHARTERS TO BODIES POLITIC AND CORPORATE. THE
LEGISLATURE SHALL HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO ENACT LAWS NECESSARY AND  PROPER
TO IMPLEMENT TO PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  §  2.  Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the following amendment
be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the
next succeeding general election of members of  the  assembly,  and,  in
conformity  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.
                                                           LBD89029-01-9

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