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New York Land Swap With NYCO Minerals Amendment, Proposal 5 (2013)

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New York Land Exchange With NYCO Minerals Amendment, S 4688
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Type:Constitutional amendment
Constitution:New York Constitution
Referred by:New York Legislature
Topic:Forests and parks
Status:On the ballot
The New York Land Exchange With NYCO Minerals Amendment, also known as Senate Bill 4688, is a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in New York that will be decided in the statewide election on November 5, 2013. The measure would allow a land exchange involving the Adirondack forest preserve with NYCO Minerals.[1]

Text of measure

Constitutional changes

See also: New York Land Exchange With NYCO Minerals Amendment, S 4688 (2013), constitutional text changes

The measure amends Section 1 of Article XIV of the Constitution of New York.[2]

Support

The measure was sponsored by Sen. Betty Little (R-45).[2]

Path to the ballot

See also: Amending the New York Constitution

According to the New York Constitution, a majority vote is required in two successive sessions of the New York State Legislature in order to qualify a measure for the statewide ballot.

The New York State Senate passed the amendment on June 10, 2013, with a vote of 59 to 3.[3]

The New York State Assembly passed the amendment on June 19, 2013, with a vote of 134 to 6.[2]

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