senate Bill S6138

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to eligibility requirements to run for the office of president of the United States

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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
Jun 12, 2019 opinion referred to judiciary
May 28, 2019 to attorney-general for opinion
May 16, 2019 referred to judiciary

S6138 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Add Art XIII-A, Constn

S6138 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to eligibility requirements to run for the office of president of the United States; upon declaration of intention to run for the office of president of the United States, an individual who is currently holding office at the state or local level must thereafter resign such state or local office.

S6138 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6138 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6138

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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 the constitution, in relation  to  eligibility
  to run for president of the United States

  Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the constitution be
amended by adding a new article XIII-A to read as follows:

                             ARTICLE XIII-A
                        RUNNING FOR PUBLIC OFFICE

  SECTION  1.  NO INDIVIDUAL CURRENTLY SERVING IN AN OFFICE OF THE STATE
OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT REPRESENTING THE STATE OF NEW YORK MAY  CONCURRENTLY
RUN  FOR  THE  OFFICE OF PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. SUCH INDIVIDUAL
MAY FIRST DECLARE THE INTENTION TO RUN FOR THE OFFICE  OF  PRESIDENT  OF
THE  UNITED  STATES; PROVIDED THAT UPON SUCH DECLARATION SUCH INDIVIDUAL
MUST THEREAFTER RESIGN HIS OR HER OFFICIAL  POSITION.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF
THIS  SECTION  THE TERMS "OFFICE OF THE STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT" SHALL
INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:  GOVERNOR,  LIEUTENANT  GOVERNOR,  COMP-
TROLLER,  ATTORNEY  GENERAL, MEMBERS OF THE STATE LEGISLATURE, AND LOCAL
AND STATE OFFICERS.
  § 2. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the  foregoing  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.
                                                           LBD89137-05-9

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