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The measure amends [[Article VI, New York Constitution#Section 2|Section 2]] and [[Article VI, New York Constitution#Section 25|Section 25 of Article VI]] of the [[New York Constitution|Constitution of New York]].<ref>[http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?default_fld=&bn=A04395&term=&Summary=Y&Actions=Y&Text=Y A 4395 (text)]</ref>
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The measure amends [[Article VI, New York Constitution|Section 2 and Section 25 of Article VI]] of the [[New York Constitution|Constitution of New York]].<ref>[http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?default_fld=&bn=A04395&term=&Summary=Y&Actions=Y&Text=Y A 4395 (text)]</ref>
  
 
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New York Mandatory Judicial Retirement Age Amendment, A 4395
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Type:Constitutional amendment
Constitution:New York Constitution
Referred by:New York Legislature
Topic:State judiciary
Status:On the ballot
The New York Mandatory Judicial Retirement Age Amendment, also known as A 4395, is a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in New York that will be decided in the statewide election on November 5, 2013. The measure would raise the mandatory judicial retirement age in the state to 80. Under current law judges must retire at age 70 or 76 depending on the court they serve in.[1]

Text of measure

Constitutional changes

See also: New York Mandatory Judicial Retirement Age Amendment, A 4395 (2013), constitutional text changes

The measure amends Section 2 and Section 25 of Article VI of the Constitution of New York.[2]

Support

The measure was sponsored by Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein (D-41).[3]

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 Assembly passed the amendment on February 28, 2013, with a vote of 117 to 25.[3]

The New York State Senate passed the amendment on June 21, 2013, with a vote of 54 to 9.[4]

See also

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