|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to judiciary|
|Nov 17, 2021||opinion referred to judiciary|
|Oct 27, 2021||to attorney-general for opinion|
|Aug 20, 2021||referred to rules|
senate Bill S7336
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S7336 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7336 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Proposes a constitutional amendment to extend the power of impeachment and trial of impeachment to any former office holder for impeachable conduct committed while such person was in office; provides for disqualification of such person from holding public office in the future.
S7336 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7336 SPONSOR: STEC TITLE OF BILL: CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY proposing an amendment to section 24 of article 6 of the constitution, in relation to extending the power of impeachment and trial of impeachment to former office hold- ers for impeachable conduct committed while in office PURPOSE: To clarify the Legislature's constitutional right to impeach and convict a former official. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The concurrent resolution amends Article VI, section 24 stating the Assembly may conduct an impeachment proceeding against a former office holder, and the Senate may hold an impeachment trial of that former official.
S7336 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7336 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E August 20, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. STEC -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY proposing an amendment to section 24 of article 6 of the constitution, in relation to extending the power of impeachment and trial of impeachment to former office holders for impeachable conduct committed while in office Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 24 of arti- cle 6 of the constitution be amended to read as follows: § 24. The assembly shall have the power of impeachment by a vote of a majority of all the members elected thereto. THE POWER OF IMPEACHMENT AND THE TRIAL OF AN IMPEACHMENT SHALL EXTEND TO THE IMPEACHMENT AND TRIAL OF ANY PERSON WHO FORMERLY HELD A PUBLIC OFFICE OF HONOR, TRUST, OR PROFIT UNDER THIS STATE FOR IMPEACHABLE CONDUCT COMMITTED WHILE SUCH PERSON HELD SUCH OFFICE. The court for the trial of impeachments shall be composed of the president of the senate, the senators, or the major part of them, and the judges of the court of appeals, or the major part of them. On the trial of an impeachment against the governor or lieuten- ant-governor, neither the lieutenant-governor nor the temporary presi- dent of the senate shall act as a member of the court. No judicial offi- cer shall exercise his or her office after articles of impeachment against him or her shall have been preferred to the senate, until he or she shall have been acquitted. Before the trial of an impeachment, the members of the court shall take an oath or affirmation truly and impar- tially to try the impeachment according to the evidence, and no person shall be convicted without the concurrence of two-thirds of the members present. Judgment in cases of impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from office, or removal from office and disqualification to hold and enjoy any public office of honor, trust, or profit under this state, OR DISQUALIFICATION TO HOLD AND ENJOY ANY PUBLIC OFFICE OF HONOR, TRUST, OR PROFIT UNDER THIS STATE WHERE THE PARTY IMPEACHED NO LONGER EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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