senate Bill S226

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a procedure for the governor's annual message to the legislature regarding the state of the state

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary 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
Mar 01, 2022 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 28, 2022 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 05, 2022 referred to judiciary
Mar 17, 2021 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 08, 2021 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 06, 2021 referred to judiciary


S226 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 4 §3, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S1639, A4182
2019-2020: S552, A282

S226 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing a procedure for the governor's annual message to the legislature regarding the state of the state.

S226 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S226 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                              January 6, 2021
 Introduced  by  Sens. TEDISCO, COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
 proposing an amendment to section 3 of article 4 of the constitution, in
   relation to establishing a procedure for the governor's annual message
   to the legislature regarding the state of the state
   Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 3 of  arti-
 cle 4 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
   §  3.  The  governor  shall  be commander-in-chief of the military and
 naval forces of the state. The governor shall have power to convene  the
 legislature, or the senate only, on extraordinary occasions. At extraor-
 dinary  sessions  convened pursuant to the provisions of this section no
 subject shall be acted upon, except such as the governor  may  recommend
 for  consideration.  The  governor  shall  communicate by message to the
 legislature at every session the condition of the state,  and  recommend
 such matters to it as he or she shall judge expedient. THE MESSAGE SHALL
 SENATE  PRESENT. The governor shall expedite all such measures as may be
 resolved upon by the legislature, and shall take care that the laws  are
 faithfully executed.  The governor shall receive for his or her services
 an  annual  salary  to  be  fixed  by joint resolution of the senate and
 assembly, and there shall be provided for his or her use a suitable  and
 furnished executive residence.
   §  2.  Resolved (if the Assembly 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.


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