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Part Two The New York Constitution and Commentary, Art.XIX Amendments to Constitution

From: The New York State Constitution, Second Edition (2nd Edition)

Peter J. Galie, Christopher Bopst

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 22 October 2021

This article provides the means by which New Yorkers can amend the organic law of the state. New York has two methods to revise the state constitution: the legislatively submitted constitutional amendment and the constitutional convention. Unlike some states,542 New York has never adopted the power to initiate constitutional amendments directly. Any amendment or amendments to this constitution may be proposed in the senate and assembly whereupon such amendment or amendments shall be referred to the attorney-general whose duty it shall be within twenty days...
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