Legislatively Referred Amendments

New York

Initiative: A10839 / S08833; 1st Passage Complete - July 23, 2020

Proponents: New York Legislature

Summary: Relates to the number of state senators and inclusion of incarcerated persons in the federal census for population determination for redistricting purposes and to the functioning of the independent redistricting commission in the determination of district lines for congressional and state legislative offices. The Amendment must be approved by the legislature in 2020 and again in 2021 before going to voters in November 2021.