Bill Text: NY A05920 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Enacts term limits for members of the legislature.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-20 - referred to governmental operations [A05920 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A05920-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 20, 2019
        Introduced  by  M. of A. LALOR, DeSTEFANO, DiPIETRO, MORINELLO, SALKA --
          read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations
        AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in  relation  to  term  limits  for
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The legislative law is amended by adding a new section  2-a
     2  to read as follows:
     3    §  2-a.  Legislative term limits. Members of the legislature shall not
     4  serve more than four two-year terms in either the senate or  the  assem-
     5  bly.
     6    §  2.  This  act  shall take effect immediately and shall apply to all
     7  elections held after this act shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.