Bill Text: NY S04611 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Provides no county shall supercede any state law which relates to the division of any county into districts for the purpose of apportionment of members of its local legislative body, subject to federal and state constitutional requirements.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-08 - ADVANCED TO THIRD READING [S04611 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S04611-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          4611
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     March 15, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
        AN ACT to amend the municipal home rule law, in relation to the division
          of a county into districts for the apportionment  of  members  of  its
          local legislative body
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1.  Paragraph g of subdivision 3 of section 34 of the  munici-
     2  pal  home  rule  law  is relettered paragraph h and a new paragraph g is
     3  added to read as follows:
     4    g. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of this  chapter  or  of
     5  any  other general, special, or local law, or any code, ordinance, char-
     6  ter, rule, or regulation, which relates to the division  of  any  county
     7  except  a  county wholly contained within a city, into districts for the
     8  purpose of the apportionment or reapportionment of members of its  local
     9  legislative  body pursuant to this chapter, subject to federal and state
    10  constitutional requirements;
    11    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03710-01-9
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