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A08277 Summary:

BILL NOA08277
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORDiPietro
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add Art 1 19, Constn
 
Defines the terms "person", "human", and "human being" to mean a member of the species homo sapiens at any stage of biological development beginning at the moment of fertilization regardless of age, health, level of functioning, or condition of dependency; requires the right to life of all human beings.
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A08277 Actions:

BILL NOA08277
 
08/25/2021referred to judiciary
09/17/2021to attorney-general for opinion
11/10/2021opinion referred to judiciary
01/05/2022referred to judiciary
01/05/2022to attorney-general for opinion
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A08277 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          8277
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                     August 25, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by M. of A. DiPIETRO -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Judiciary
 
                    CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY
 
        proposing  an amendment to article 1 of the constitution, in relation to
          defining a person to include a member of the species homo sapiens,  at
          fertilization, and at any stage of biological development
 
     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. The words "person", "human", and "human being" mean a member  of
     4  the  species  homo sapiens at any stage of biological development begin-
     5  ning at the moment of fertilization regardless of age, health, level  of
     6  functioning,  or condition of dependency.  The inalienable right to life
     7  of every human being at any stage of development must be protected.
     8    § 2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment  be
     9  referred  to  the  first regular legislative session convening after the
    10  next succeeding general election of members of  the  assembly,  and,  in
    11  conformity  with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution, be
    12  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.
                                                                   LBD89147-01-1
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