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A08392 Summary:

BILL NOA08392
 
SAME ASSAME AS S04757
 
SPONSORLentol
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 4-108, rpld 4-108 sub 3, El L
 
Provides that the text to be used in a proposed amendment, proposition or question to be submitted to the people for approval shall be in the legislation proposing such amendment, proposition or question and shall not be altered without approval by the legislature.
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A08392 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          8392
 
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                      June 13, 2017
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by M. of A. LENTOL -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Election Law
 
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  election law, in relation to language used in a
          proposed amendment, proposition or question to  be  submitted  to  the
          people  for  their  approval; and to repeal certain provisions of such
          law relating thereto

          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  manner  using  words
     7  with common and every-day meanings, the subject matter of the amendment,
     8  proposition or question. The text of the amendment, proposition or ques-
     9  tion to be submitted to the people for their approval pursuant to subdi-
    10  vision  one  of this section shall be included in the text of the legis-
    11  lation proposing such amendment, proposition or question.  The  text  of
    12  such  proposed amendment, proposition or question to be submitted to the
    13  people for their approval shall not be altered without the  approval  of
    14  the  legislature.  If more than one such amendment, proposition or ques-
    15  tion is to be voted upon at such election, each such amendment, proposi-
    16  tion or question respectively  shall  be  separately  and  consecutively
    17  numbered.
    18    § 2. Subdivision 3 of section 4-108 of the election law is REPEALED.
    19    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD09661-01-7
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