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No bill shall be passed or become a law unless it shall have been printed and upon the desks of the members, in its final form, at least three calendar legislative days prior to its final passage, unless the governor, or the acting governor, shall have certified, under his or her hand and the seal of the state, the facts which in his or her opinion necessitate an immediate vote thereon, in which case it must nevertheless be upon the desks of the members in final form, not necessarily printed, before its final passage; ?nor shall any bill be passed or become a law, except by the assent of a majority of the members elected to each branch of the legislature; ?and upon the last reading of a bill, no amendment thereof shall be allowed, and the question upon its final passage shall be taken immediately thereafter, and the ayes and nays entered on the journal.
For purposes of this section, a bill shall be deemed to be printed and upon the desks of the members if: ?it is set forth in a legible electronic format by electronic means, and it is available for review in such format at the desks of the members. ?For purposes of this section ?electronic means? means any method of transmission of information between computers or other machines designed for the purpose of sending and receiving such transmissions and which: ?allows the recipient to reproduce the information transmitted in a tangible medium of expression; ?and does not permit additions, deletions or other changes to be made without leaving an adequate record thereof.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Constitution of the State of New York Art. III § 14. [Manner of passing bills; message of necessity for immediate vote] - last updated January 01, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ny/constitution-of-the-state-of-new-york/ny-const-art-3-sect-14.html
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