senate Bill S62

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides for a referendum on the question "Do you support the division of New York into two separate states?"

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to elections
Jan 09, 2019 referred to elections


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S62 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3526, A8213
2011-2012: S712, A1964
2013-2014: S4051, A391
2015-2016: S2176, A4167
2017-2018: S386, A1615

S62 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for a referendum on the question "Do you support the division of New York into two separate states?"

S62 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S62 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 9, 2019

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

AN ACT to provide for a referendum on the question "Do you  support  the
  division of New York into two separate states?"; and providing for the
  repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof


  Section 1. There shall be submitted to the voters of the  state  at  a
general election held on or before December 31, 2020 the following ques-
tion:  "Do  you  support  the  division  of  New  York into two separate
  § 2. Such question shall be submitted in the manner  provided  in  the
election law, and the provisions of such law, not inconsistent with this
act,  relating  to  the  submission  of  and to the taking, counting and
returning of the vote and canvassing the results upon a question submit-
ted pursuant to law to the voters of the state shall apply to the  ques-
tion  herein required to be submitted. The ballots shall be in such form
as prescribed by such law. When the  board  of  elections    shall  have
completed  its canvass of the results of the vote upon such question, it
shall forthwith certify the results of the vote upon  such  question  to
the secretary of the senate and clerk of the assembly.
  §  3.  This act shall take effect immediately and shall expire January
1, 2021 when upon such date the provisions of this act shall  be  deemed

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


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