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New York State Assembly

NameNew York State Assembly
LegislatureNew York State Legislature
Coa PicSeal of New York.svg
Session RoomNewYorkAssemblyChamber.jpg
House TypeLower house
Term LimitsNone
New SessionJanuary 5, 2011
Leader1 TypeSpeaker of the Assembly
Leader1Sheldon Silver
Election1February 11, 1994
Leader2 TypeSpeaker pro Tempore
Leader2Peter Rivera
Election2March 5, 2010
Leader3 TypeMajority Leader
Leader3Ronald Canestrari
Election3January 4, 2007
Leader4 TypeMinority Leader
Leader4Brian Kolb
Election4April 6, 2009
Term Length2 years
AuthorityArticle III, New York Constitution
Salary$79,500/year + per diem
Last Election1November 2, 2010
(150 seats)
Next Election1November 6, 2012
(150 seats)
RedistrictingLegislative Control
Political Groups1Democratic Party (98)
Republican Party (51)
Independence Party (1)
Meeting PlaceState Assembly Chamber
New York State Capitol
Albany, New York

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The New York State Assembly is the lower house of the New York State Legislature. The Assembly is composed of 150 members representing an equal number of districts, with each district having an average population of 128,652. Assembly members serve two-year terms without term limits.

The Assembly convenes at the State Capitol in Albany.

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