Bill Text: NY A03074 | 2021-2022 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Amends the constitution to prevent and mitigate adverse childhood experiences.

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-02-18 - opinion referred to judiciary [A03074 Detail]

Download: New_York-2021-A03074-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK


                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                    January 22, 2021

        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  HEVESI,  AUBRY, L. ROSENTHAL, CRUZ, LUPARDO,
          EPSTEIN, COLTON, SIMON, SEAWRIGHT, BARRON -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.
          of  A.  TAGUE,  TAYLOR  --  read once and referred to the Committee on
          Children and Families


        proposing an amendment to article 17 of the constitution, in relation to
          preventing and mitigating adverse childhood experiences

     1    Section 1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That  article  17  of  the
     2  constitution be amended by adding a new section 8 to read as follows:
     3    § 8. The prevention and mitigation of adverse childhood experiences is
     4  a  public concern and shall be addressed by the state and by such of its
     5  subdivisions, and in such manner and by such means, as  the  legislature
     6  may from time to time determine.
     7    §  2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment be
     8  referred to the first regular legislative session  convening  after  the
     9  next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
    10  conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
    11  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.