Relates to term limits for members of the legislature.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 3145 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY January 23, 2013 ___________Introduced by M. of A. KATZ, CORWIN, TENNEY -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to term limits for members of the legislature THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The legislative law is amended by adding two new sections 2-a and 5-b to read as follows: S 2-A. LEGISLATIVE TERM LIMITS. MEMBERS OF THE STATE LEGISLATURE SHALL NOT SERVE MORE THAN EIGHT YEARS IN EITHER THE SENATE OR THE ASSEMBLY. S 5-B. LEGISLATIVE LEADERSHIP POSITION TERM LIMITS. NO MEMBER OF THE STATE LEGISLATURE SHALL SERVE AS AN OFFICER OR IN A SPECIAL CAPACITY POSITION, AS DEFINED UNDER SECTION FIVE-A OF THIS ARTICLE, FOR MORE THAN FOUR YEARS. S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed- ing the date on which it shall become law and shall apply to offices in the legislature which commence on or after such effective date.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07362-01-3