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Part Two The New York Constitution and Commentary, Art.XX When to Take Effect

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: 28 July 2021

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. [Const. 1894, Art. XV, sec. 1; renumbered Art. XX, sec. 1 and amended, 1938] This article specifies the time when the constitution adopted by the 1894 convention shall take effect. The 1938 convention merely changed the date. Because the proposals of the 1938 convention were submitted as amendments to the 1894 constitution, that constitution, as amended, is the current constitution of the state. The final...
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