Town of Bethany passes home rule resolution in support of a NYS constitutional amendment to divide the State into three autonomous regions. A04446/S4541
Resolution 15-2021 was passed by the Bethany town board unanimously.
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Sample email for a Town, City or Village
Dear Hon (Town, City or Village official’s name)
In NYS under the home rule clause, NYS Senators and Assembly(wo)men are obliged to introduce a bill if a municipality in their district passes a home rule resolution; and then sends a copy of the resolution AND the bill (Amendment) to their NY State legislators.
Please adopt the following home rule resolution. The proposed amendment is would partition NYS into three Autonomous Regions; the amendment text and an outline that explains it can be found under these bill numbers A04446- S4541 . A sample resolution is below:
"Whereas: The views of people who live in the upstate, NYC, and downstate areas of New York State are very different and really should be divided into separate states, or completely autonomous regions.
It is therefore resolved: that the City/Town/Village of (city/town/village name) board/council in _(county name) _ County have adopted this home-rule resolution and request our New York State legislators support A04446- S4541 an amendment to our New York State constitution to divide our state into completely autonomous regions; the New Amsterdam, the Montauk, and the New York Regions with only a token state government. The proposed amendment would partition NYS into three Autonomous Regions.
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