assembly Bill A9095

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Allows only citizens to vote at elections

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Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 10, 2022 held for consideration in election law
Feb 18, 2022 opinion referred to judiciary
Feb 07, 2022 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 31, 2022 referred to election law


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A9095 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 2 §1, Constn

A9095 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows only citizens to vote at elections.

A9095 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                             January 31, 2022
 Introduced  by M. of A. BYRNE -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Election Law
 proposing an amendment to section 1 of article 2 of the constitution, in
   relation to allowing only citizens to vote at elections
   Section 1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), that section 1 of  article
 2 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
   Section  1. [Every citizen] ONLY CITIZENS shall be entitled to vote at
 every election for all officers elected by the people and upon all ques-
 tions submitted to the vote of the people provided that such citizen  is
 eighteen  years  of  age  or over and shall have been a resident of this
 state, and of the county, city, or village for thirty days next  preced-
 ing an election.
   §  2. Resolved (if the Senate 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.