There have been proposals in the New York State Legislature in recent years that merit being part of the debate as we discuss how to improve the New York State Constitution. In addition, although the Constitution proposed by the 1967 Constitutional Convention was ultimately rejected by the voters we have included highlights to be considered alongside modern solutions. These noteworthy proposals can be found on this page associated by topic or on each individual topic page.
You can search for more proposed Amendments from the New York State Legislature on the New York State Assembly website at http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/ or on the New York State Senate website at http://www.nysenate.gov/legislation.
- amend the election law, in relation to enacting the comptroller campaign finance reform act to provide for public financing for campaigns for the office of state comptroller; to amend the general business law, in relation to authorizing the imposition of an additional surcharge on recoveries for fraudulent practices relating to stocks, bonds and other securities; to amend the state finance law, in relation to establishing the New York state campaign finance fund; and to amend the tax law, in relation to providing for a New York state campaign finance fund checkoff