senate Bill S72

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits certain elected officials from serving as delegates to the constitutional convention

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to elections
Jan 09, 2019 referred to elections

S72 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6-170, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6882
2017-2018: S1004

S72 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, comptroller, any state legislator, any elected county, city, town or village official, or any person who currently holds elective office from serving as a delegate to a constitutional convention.

S72 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S72 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   72

                       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 amend the election law, in  relation  to  prohibiting  certain
  elected  officials  from  serving  as  delegates to the constitutional
  convention

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The election law is amended by adding a new section 6-170
to read as follows:
  § 6-170. CONSTITUTIONAL DELEGATES. THE GOVERNOR, LIEUTENANT  GOVERNOR,
ATTORNEY GENERAL, COMPTROLLER, ANY STATE LEGISLATOR, ANY ELECTED COUNTY,
CITY,  TOWN, OR VILLAGE OFFICIAL OR ANY PERSON WHO CURRENTLY HOLDS ELEC-
TIVE OFFICE SHALL NOT BE ELIGIBLE TO QUALIFY AS A CANDIDATE FOR DELEGATE
FOR A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05214-01-9

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