A04002 Summary:

BILL NO    A04002 

SAME AS    No same as 

SPONSOR    Fahy (MS)

COSPNSR    Steck, O'Donnell, Lalor, Galef, Skartados, Jaffee, Goodell, Buchwald

MLTSPNSR   Barclay, Braunstein, Lopez, Schimminger, Tedisco

Amd S4-108, El L

Relates to the form of proposed constitutional amendments, propositions or
questions; requires form of language to be un-biased.
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A04002 Actions:

BILL NO    A04002 

01/28/2015 referred to election law
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A04002 Text:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________

                                         4002

                              2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y

                                   January 28, 2015
                                      ___________

       Introduced  by M. of A. FAHY, STECK, O'DONNELL, LALOR, GALEF, SKARTADOS,
         JAFFEE, GOODELL, BUCHWALD -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  BARCLAY,
         BRAUNSTEIN,  LOPEZ,  SCHIMMINGER, TEDISCO -- read once and referred to
         the Committee on Election Law

       AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to the  form  of  proposed
         constitutional amendments, propositions or questions

         THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
       BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

    1    Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 4-108  of  the  election  law,  as
    2  amended  by  chapter  136  of  the  laws  of 1978, is amended to read as
    3  follows:
    4    2. The form in which the proposed amendment, proposition  or  question
    5  is to be submitted shall consist of only an abbreviated title indicating
    6  generally  and  briefly,  and  in  a clear [and], coherent AND UN-BIASED
    7  manner using words with  common  and  every-day  meanings,  the  subject
    8  matter  of the amendment, proposition or question. If more than one such
    9  amendment, proposition or question is to be voted upon at such election,
   10  each such amendment, proposition or question respectively shall be sepa-
   11  rately and consecutively numbered.
   12    S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD00826-01-5
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