Welcome to the Committee on the New York State Constitution Homepage

Stated Purpose
The Committee on the New York State Constitution will serve as a resource for the Association with regard to issues related to or affecting the New York State Constitution; finalizing substantive provisions of the state constitution and making recommendations with regard to potential changes; promoting initiatives designed to educate the legal community and the public about the state constitution and providing recommendations with regard to the forthcoming public referendum in 2017 on whether to convene a state constitutional convention, and propose the delegates selection process if the convention takes place. The chair is Henry Greenberg.

Committee Roster

Report of the Committee on the New York State Constitution

Report and Recommendations Concerning Constitutional Home Rule

The New York State Constitution
 

Article XIV Report


News Releases

June 24, 2016: Governor Cuomo Should Establish Commission on Constitution to Prepare for 2017 Vote, Says New York State Bar Association

April 11, 2016: Governor Cuomo Asked by New York State Bar Association to Prepare for 2017 Vote on State Constitution

April 5, 2016: Balance of Power Between New York State and Local Governments has Shifted, Needs Further Study, Says State Bar Association

November 13, 2015: New York State Bar Association Calls on State Government to Prepare Now for Statewide Vote on State Constitution in 2017

July 24, 2015: New York State Bar Association President Miranda Forms Committee to Study NYS Constitution 


VIDEOS




President Miranda's Interview on Capital Tonight (July 29, 2015)
 

President Miranda's Interview on Capital Tonight (November 20, 2015) 


AUDIO

New York Constitution 30-second MP3



New York Constitution 60-second MP3