assembly Bill A4446

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Proposes a constitutional amendment to divide the state into three autonomous regions; repealer

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 09, 2021 opinion referred to judiciary
Feb 08, 2021 to attorney-general for opinion
Feb 04, 2021 referred to local governments

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A4446 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4541
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Ren Art 20 to be Art 21, add Art 20, Art 9 §4, Art 8 §§2-b & 2-c, Art 11, Art 19 §4, Art 5 §1, amd Art 19 §2, rpld Art 11, Art 5 §1, Art 3 §6, Constn
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A5498, S5416

A4446 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Proposes a constitutional amendment to divide the state into three autonomous regions; the New Amsterdam Region, the New York Region and the Montauk Region; provides regional governors and regional legislators; provides only for a state sales tax (view more) divides various departments and agencies; provides for separate court systems and prison systems.

A4446 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4446
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. DiPIETRO -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Local Governments
 
             CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY
 
 proposing  the  addition  of  a  new  article 20 to the constitution, in
   relation to dividing New York state  into  three  autonomous  regions;
   proposing  an  amendment to article 8 of the constitution, in relation
   to local, school and special district budgets; proposing an  amendment
   to  article  9  of  the  constitution  in relation to formation of new
   towns; proposing an amendment to  section  2  of  article  19  of  the
   constitution,  in relation to the constitutional convention; proposing
   an amendment to article 11 of the constitution, in relation to  public
   education;  proposing  an amendment to article 19 of the constitution,
   in relation to limiting voting on a  new  constitution;  proposing  an
   amendment  to  article  5 of the constitution, in relation to officers
   and civil departments; repealing article 11 of the constitution relat-
   ing to education; repealing section 6 of article 3 of the constitution
   relating to the state legislature; and repealing section 1 of  article
   5 of the constitution relating to officers and civil departments
 
   Section  1.  Resolved  (if  the Senate concur), That article 20 of the
 constitution be renumbered article 21 and a new article 20 be  added  to
 read as follows:
                                ARTICLE XX
                                  REGIONS
 
   SECTION  1. THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL BE DIVIDED INTO THREE REGIONS:
 THE NEW AMSTERDAM REGION, THE NEW YORK REGION AND THE MONTAUK REGION.
   (A) THE NEW YORK REGION SHALL CONSIST OF THE COUNTIES OF BRONX, KINGS,
 NEW YORK, QUEENS AND RICHMOND.
   (B) THE NEW AMSTERDAM REGION SHALL CONSIST OF THE COUNTIES OF  ALBANY,
 ALLEGANY,  BROOME,  CATTARAUGUS,  CAYUGA, CHAUTAUQUA, CHEMUNG, CHENANGO,
 CLINTON, COLUMBIA, CORTLAND, DELAWARE, DUTCHESS, ERIE, ESSEX,  FRANKLIN,
 FULTON,  GENESEE,  GREENE, HAMILTON, HERKIMER, JEFFERSON, LEWIS, LIVING-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets