|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 09, 2019||referred to elections|
senate Bill S62
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S62 (ACTIVE) - Details
S62 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S62 SPONSOR: ROBACH TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OF BILL: To allow the people of New York State to vote in a state wide election on the question of whether they support the division of New York into two separate states. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill would permit New York State, to place a non-binding initiative on the ballot, before December 31, 2018; as to whether the citizens of the state would support the division of New York into two separate states.
S62 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 62 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) 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 THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: 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 states?" § 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 repealed. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02096-02-9
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