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S03149 Summary:

BILL NOS03149
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORSANDERS
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add Art 1 §19, Constn
 
Amends the constitution to provide for an economic bill of rights for the citizens of the state.
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S03149 Actions:

BILL NOS03149
 
01/27/2021REFERRED TO JUDICIARY
03/11/2021TO ATTORNEY-GENERAL FOR OPINION
04/15/2021OPINION REFERRED TO JUDICIARY
01/05/2022REFERRED TO JUDICIARY
01/28/2022TO ATTORNEY-GENERAL FOR OPINION
03/01/2022OPINION REFERRED TO JUDICIARY
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S03149 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          3149
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    January 27, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- 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 article 1 of the constitution, in relation  to
          establishing an economic bill of rights

     1    Section  1.  Resolved  (if the Assembly concur), That article 1 of the
     2  constitution be amended by adding a new section 19 to read as follows:
     3    § 19. Every citizen of the state of New York, regardless of his or her
     4  income, shall be entitled to the right to:
     5    (a) a job that pays a living wage;
     6    (b) quality health care;
     7    (c) a complete education;
     8    (d) affordable housing;
     9    (e) a clean environment; and
    10    (f) a secure retirement.
    11    § 2. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), that the  foregoing  amendment
    12  be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the
    13  next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
    14  conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
    15  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.
                                                                   LBD89071-01-1
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