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S06356 Summary:

BILL NOS06356
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORBONACIC
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd Art 3 2, add 6-a, Constn
 
Relates to increasing the terms of office of members of the legislature to four years and prohibiting legislators from receiving outside income from active employment.
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S06356 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          6356
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                     January 6, 2016
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
 
                    CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY
 
        proposing an amendment to section 2 of article 3 of the constitution, in
          relation to increasing the terms of office of members of the  legisla-
          ture  to four years and prohibiting legislators from receiving outside
          income from active employment
 
     1    Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur),  That section 2 of arti-
     2  cle 3 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
     3    § 2. The senate shall consist of fifty members, except as  hereinafter
     4  provided.  The  senators  elected  in the year [one] two thousand [eight
     5  hundred and ninety-five] eighteen, and  their  successors,  shall  [hold
     6  their  offices]  be chosen for [three] four years[, and their successors
     7  shall be chosen for two  years].  The  assembly  shall  consist  of  one
     8  hundred  and  fifty  members.  The  assembly members elected in the year
     9  [one] two thousand [nine hundred and thirty-eight] eighteen,  and  their
    10  successors, shall be chosen for [two] four years.
    11    §  2. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That article 3 of the consti-
    12  tution be amended by adding a new section 6-a to read as follows:
    13    § 6-a. Prohibition on outside income from active employment.   Members
    14  of  the  senate or assembly shall be prohibited from receiving any addi-
    15  tional income derived from outside active employment as defined by law.
    16    § 3. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the  foregoing  amendment
    17  be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the
    18  next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
    19  conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
    20  published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.
 
 

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD89115-01-6
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