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A07868 Summary:

BILL NOA07868
 
SAME ASSAME AS S04417-A
 
SPONSORGalef (MS)
 
COSPNSRColton, Kavanagh, Jaffee, Magnarelli, DenDekker, Gabryszak, Corwin, Perry, Zebrowski, Weprin, Roberts, Camara, Dinowitz, Wright, Buchwald, Steck, Brindisi, Skoufis, Santabarbara, Barrett, Stirpe, Skartados, Malliotakis, Otis
 
MLTSPNSRArroyo, Barclay, Blankenbush, Butler, Cahill, Ceretto, Crouch, Duprey, Finch, Fitzpatrick, Giglio, Gunther, Hawley, Katz, Kolb, Magee, McDonough, McKevitt, Montesano, Ortiz, Palmesano, Peoples-Stokes, Raia, Robinson, Schimel, Sweeney, Tedisco, Thiele, Weisenberg
 
Amd Art 3 S14, Constn
 
Allows satisfaction of constitutional requirement that bills be on members desks prior to passage/voting by distribution of bills in electronically written form: provides that a bill shall be deemed to be printed and upon the desks of the members if: it is set forth in a legible electronic format by electronic means, and it is available for review in such format at the desks of the members; provides that "electronic means" means any method of transmission of information between computers or other machines designed for the purpose of sending and receiving such transmissions and which: allows the recipient to reproduce the information transmitted in a tangible medium of expression; and does not permit additions, deletions or other changes to be made without leaving an adequate record thereof.
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A07868 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          7868
 
                               2013-2014 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                      June 6, 2013
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. GALEF, COLTON, KAVANAGH, BARRON, JAFFEE, MAGNAR-
          ELLI, DenDEKKER, GABRYSZAK, CORWIN, PERRY, ZEBROWSKI, WEPRIN,  MAISEL,
          ROBERTS,  CAMARA,  DINOWITZ,  WRIGHT -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
          ARROYO, BARCLAY, BLANKENBUSH, BUTLER, CAHILL, CERETTO, CROUCH, DUPREY,
          FINCH, GIGLIO, GUNTHER, HAWLEY, JORDAN, KATZ, KOLB, MAGEE,  McDONOUGH,

          McKEVITT,  MONTESANO, ORTIZ, PALMESANO, PEOPLES-STOKES, RAIA, REILICH,
          ROBINSON, SCHIMEL, SWEENEY, TEDISCO, THIELE, WEISENBERG --  read  once
          and referred to the Committee on Judiciary
 
                    CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY
 
        proposing  an  amendment to section 14 of article 3 of the constitution,
          in relation to the manner of passing bills
 
     1    Section 1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section 14 of article
     2  3 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
     3    § 14. No bill shall be passed or become a law  unless  it  shall  have
     4  been  printed  and  upon the desks of the members, in its final form, at
     5  least three calendar legislative days prior to its final passage, unless
     6  the governor, or the acting governor, shall have certified, under his or
     7  her hand and the seal of the state, the facts which in his or her  opin-

     8  ion  necessitate an immediate vote thereon, in which case it must never-
     9  theless be upon the desks of the members in final form, not  necessarily
    10  printed,  before  its  final  passage;  nor  shall any bill be passed or
    11  become a law, except by the assent of a majority of the members  elected
    12  to  each branch of the legislature; and upon the last reading of a bill,
    13  no amendment thereof shall be allowed, and the question upon  its  final
    14  passage  shall  be  taken  immediately thereafter, and the ayes and nays
    15  entered on the journal.
    16    For purposes of this section, a bill shall be deemed to be printed and
    17  upon the desks of the members if: it is set forth in a legible electron-
    18  ic format by electronic means, and it is available for  review  in  such
    19  format  at the desks of the members. For purposes of this section "elec-

    20  tronic means" means any method of transmission  of  information  between
    21  computers  or  other  machines  designed  for the purpose of sending and
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD89050-04-3

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     1  receiving  such  transmissions  and  which:  allows  the  recipient   to
     2  reproduce   the   information   transmitted  in  a  tangible  medium  of
     3  expression; and does not permit additions, deletions or other changes to
     4  be made without leaving an adequate record thereof.
     5    §  2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment be

     6  submitted to the people for approval at the general election to be  held
     7  in the year 2014 in accordance with the provisions of the election law.
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