Fast Fact About Legislative Compensation

Fact: 
Until 1938 Legislative Compensation was specifid in the Constitution. Read it in the 1894 Constitution.
Fact Background: 
THE FOURTH CONSTITUTION OF NEW YORK, 1894.
ARTICLE III.

[The Legislature.]

WE, THE PEOPLE of the State of New York, grateful to Almighty God for our freedom, in order to secure its blessings, do establish this Constitution.

§ 6. [Compensation of members.]-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...

 

 

 

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