assembly Bill A5591

2021-2022 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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May 10, 2022 held for consideration in local governments
Jan 05, 2022 referred to local governments
Feb 22, 2021 referred to local governments

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A5591 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7314
Law Section:
Elections
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A8213, S3526
2011-2012: A1964, S712
2013-2014: A391, S4051
2015-2016: A4167, S2176
2017-2018: A1615, S386
2019-2020: A1687, S62

A5591 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A5591 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5591
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. HAWLEY -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Local Governments
 
 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, 2022 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,  2023  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.
                                                            LBD02062-01-1