Article XX, New York Constitution

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Article XX of the New York Constitution is entitled When to Take Effect and consists of one section.

Section 1

Text of Section 1:

This constitution shall be in force from and including the first day of January, one thousand nine hundred thirty-nine, except as herein otherwise provided.

Amendments

(Formerly §1 of Art. 15. Renumbered and amended by Constitutional Convention of 1938 and approved by vote of the people November 8, 1938.)

Closing

Done in Convention at the Capitol in the city of Albany, the twenty-fifth day of August, in the year one thousand nine hundred thirty- eight, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixty-third.

In witness whereof, we have hereunto subscribed our names.

Frederick E. Crane,

President and Delegate-at-Large

U.H. Boyden, Secretary

1. Section headings are enclosed in brackets throughout the constitution to indicate that they are not a part of the official text.

2. Except where otherwise indicated, the section was re-enacted without change by the Constitutional Convention of 1938 and readopted by vote of the people November 8, 1938.

  • State Law §123 establishes the number of senators.

3. At present there are 62 senate districts in accordance with State Law, § 123.

4. At present there are 150 assembly districts in accordance with Chapter 1002, Laws of 1983.

5. New article adopted by vote of the people November 7, 1961; repealed and replaced former article adopted November 3, 1925, as amended.

6. Chapter 1006, Laws of 1981 created the twelfth judicial district consisting of the county of Bronx, effective Jan. 1, 1983.

7. So in original. ("an should be "any".)

8. New article adopted by amendment approved by vote of the people November 5, 1963. Former Article IX repealed, except for sections 5, 6 and 8 which were relettered subdivisions (a), (b) and (c) respectively of new section 13 of Article XIII.

9. New article adopted by vote of the people November 6, 1962; repealing and replacing former article adopted November 8, 1938.

10. New article adopted by Constitutional Convention of 1938 and approved by vote of the people November 8, 1938.

11. Entire article new. Adopted by Constitutional Convention of 1938 and approved by vote of the people November 8, 1938.

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