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District number Twenty-two (22) shall consist of the county of Onondaga.

District number Twenty-three (23) shall consist of the counties of Cortland, Broome and Tioga.

District number Twenty-four (24) shall consist of the counties of Cayuga and Wayne.

District number Twenty-five (25) shall consist of counties of Tompkins, Seneca and Yates.

District number Twenty-six (26) shall consist of the counties of Steuben and Chemung.

District number Twenty-seven (27) shall consist of the county of Monroe.

District number Twenty-eight (28) shall consist of the counties of Orleans, Genesee and Niagara.

District number Twenty-nine (29) shall consist of the counties of Ontario and Livingston.

District number Thirty (30) shall consist of the counties of Allegany and Wyoming.

District number Thirty-one (31) shall consist of the county of Erie.

District number Thirty-two (32) shall consist of the counties of Chautauqua and Cattaraugus.

SEC. 4. An enumeration of the inhabitants of the State shall be taken, under the direction of the Legislature, in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five, and at the end of every ten years thereafter; and the said districts shall be so altered by the Legislature, at the first session after the return of every enumeration, that each Senate district shall contain, as nearly as may be, an equal number of inhabitants, excluding aliens, and persons of color not taxed; and shall remain unaltered until the return of another enumeration, and shall at all times consist of contiguous territory; and no county shall be divided in the formation of a Senate district, except such county shall be equitably entitled to two or more Senators.

*SEC. 5. The Assembly shall consist of one hundred and twenty-eight members, elected for one year. The members of Assembly shall be apportioned among the several counties of the State, by the Legislature, as nearly as may be, according to the number of their respective inhabitants, excluding aliens, and shall be chosen by single districts. The Asseinbly districts shall remain as at present organized, until after the enumeration of the inhabitants of the State, in the year eighteen hundred and seventy-five. The Legislature, at its first session after the return of every enumeration, shall apportion the Members of Assembly among the several counties of the State, in manner aforesaid, and the board of supervisors in such counties as may be entitled under such apportionment to more than one member, except the city and county of New York, and in said city and county the board of aldermen of said city shall assemble at such time as the Legislature making such apportionment shall prescribe, and divide their respective counties into Assembly districts, each of which districts shall consist of convenient and contiguous territory equal to the number of members of Assembly to which such counties shall be entitled, and shall cause to be filed in the offices of the Secretary of State and the clerks of their respective counties, a description of such districts, specifying the number of each district and the population thereof, according to the last preceding enumeration as near as can be ascertained, and the apportionment and districts shall remain unaltered until another enumeration shall be made as herein provided. No town shall be divided in the formation of Assembly districts. Every county heretofore established and separately organized, except the county of Hamilton, shall always be entitled to one member of the

* As amended by vote of the people, November 3, 1874.

+ For existing Assembly districts, see chapter 208, Laws of 1879, and lists as apportioned by boards of supervisors.

District number Twenty-two (22) shall consist of the county of Onondaga.

District number Twenty-three (23) shall consist of the counties of Cortland, Broome and Tioga.

District number Twenty-four (24) shall consist of the counties of Cayuga and Wayne.

District number Twenty-five (25) shall consist of the counties of Tompkins, Seneca and Yates.

District number Twenty-six (26) shall consist of the counties of Steuben and Chemung.

District number Twenty-seven (27) shall consist of the county of Monroe.

District number Twenty-eight (28) shall consist of the counties of Orleans, Genesee and Niagara.

District number Twenty-nine (29) shall consist of the counties of Ontario and Livingston.

District number Thirty (30) shall consist of the counties of Allegany and Wyoming.

District number Thirty-one (31) shall consist of the county of Erie.

District number Thirty-two (32) shall consist of the coun. ties of Chautauqua and Cattaraugus.

SEC. 4. An enumeration of the inhabitants of the State shall be taken, under the direction of the Legislature, in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five, and at the end of every ten years thereafter; and the said districts shall be so altered by the Legislature, at the first session after the return of every enumeration, that each Senate district shall contain, as nearly as may be, an equal number of inhabitants, excluding aliens, and persons of color not taxed; and shall remain unaltered until the return of another enumeration, and shall at all times consist of contiguous territory; and no county shall be divided in the formation of a Senate district, except such county shall be equitably entitled to two or more Senators.

*SEC. 5. The Assembly shall consist of one hundred and twenty-eight members, elected for one year. The members of Assembly shall be apportioned among the several counties of the State, by the Legislature, as nearly as may be, according to the number of their respective inhabitants, excluding aliens, and shall be chosen by single districts. The Assembly districts shall remain as at present organized, until after the enumeration of the inhabitants of the State, in the year eighteen hundred and seventy-five. The Legislature, at its first session after the return of every enumeration, shall apportion the Members of Assembly among the several counties of the State, in manner aforesaid, and the board of supervisors in such counties as may be entitled under such apportionment to more than one member, except the city and county of New York, and in said city and county the board of aldermen of said city shall assemble at such time as the Legislature making such apportionment shall prescribe, and divide their respective counties into Assembly districts, each of which districts shall consist of convenient and contiguous territory equal to the number of members of Assembly to which such counties shall be entitled, and shall cause to be filed in the offices of the Secretary of State and the clerks of their respective counties, a description of such districts, specifying the number of each district and the population thereof, according to the last preceding enumeration as near as can be ascertained, and the apportionment and districts shall remain unaltered until another enumeration shall be made as herein provided. No town shall be divided in the formation of Assembly districts. Every county heretofore established and separately organized, except the county of Hamilton, shall always be entitled to one member of the

* As amended by vote of the people, November 3, 1874.

+ For existing Assembly districts, see chapter 208, Laws of 1879, and lists as apportioned by boards of supervisors.

Assembly, and no new county shall be hereafter erected, unless its population shall entitle it to a member. The county of Hamilton shall elect with the county of Fulton, until the population of the county of Hamilton shall, according to the ratio, be entitled to a member. But the Legislature may abolish the said county of Hamilton, and annex the territory thereof to some other county or coun. ties. Nothing in this section shall prevent division at any time of counties and towns, and the erection of new towns and counties by the Legislature.

*SEC. 6. Each member of the Legislature shall receive for his services an annual salary of one thousand five hundred dollars. The members of either house shall also receive the sum of one dollar for every ten miles they shall travel, in going to and returning from their place of meeting, once in each session, on the most usual route. Senators, when the Senate alone is convened in extraordinary session, or when serving as members of the Court for the Trial of Impeachments, and such members of the Assembly, not exceeding nine in number, as shall be appointed managers of an impeachment, shall receive an additional allowance of ten dollars a day.

* SEC. 7. No member of the Legislature shall receive any civil appointment within this State, or the Senate of the United States, from the Governor, the Governor and Sen. ate, or from the Legislature, or from any city government, during the time for which he shall have been elected; and all such appointments and all votes given for any such member for any such office or appointment sball be void.

* SEC. 8. No person shall be eligible to the Legislature who, at the time of his election, is, or within one hundred days previous thereto has been, a member of Congress, a civil or military officer under the United States, or an officer

* As amended by vote of the people, November 3, 1874.

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