STATE OF NEW YORK
2019-2020 Regular Sessions
February 7, 2019
Introduced by M. of A. BARCLAY, FINCH, HAWLEY, MONTESANO, PALMESANO,
ASHBY, MANKTELOW, MORINELLO, REILLY, BYRNES, CROUCH -- Multi-Sponsored
by -- M. of A. BLANKENBUSH, DiPIETRO, STEC -- read once and referred
to the Committee on Codes
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY
proposing an amendment to article 1 of the constitution, in relation to
the right to bear and keep arms
1 Section 1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That article 1 of the
2 constitution be amended by adding a new section 19 to read as follows:
3 § 19. Right to keep and bear arms. A well regulated militia being
4 necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to
5 keep and bear arms cannot be infringed.
6 § 2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment be
7 referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the
8 next succeeding general election of members of the assembly, and, in
9 conformity with section 1 of article 19 of the constitution, be
10 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.