senate Bill S4619

Amended

Provides that in 2014, in the event that a run-off primary election is necessary in the city of New York, it will be held on the third Tuesday following the initial primary election

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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  • 16 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO ELECTIONS
  • 22 / Apr / 2013
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.372
  • 23 / Apr / 2013
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 24 / Apr / 2013
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 21 / Jun / 2013
    • COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO ELECTIONS
  • 13 / Jan / 2014
    • AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO ELECTIONS
  • 13 / Jan / 2014
    • PRINT NUMBER 4619A

Summary

Provides that in 2014, in the event that a run-off primary election is necessary in the city of New York, it will be held on the third Tuesday following the initial primary election.

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Bill Details

Versions:
S4619
S4619A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง8-100, El L

Votes

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6
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2
Nay
1
aye with reservations
0
absent
0
excused
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Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S4619

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to the
date upon which a run-off primary election is to be held in the city
of New York during the 2013 calendar year; and providing for the
repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof

PURPOSE:

This bill would change the date of a run-off primary in NYC in
observation of Sukkot.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 amends paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 8-100 of
the Election Law to move the date of a run-off primary in NYC in 2013
to the third Tuesday after the initial primary date.

JUSTIFICATION:

Under existing law, in the event of a run-off primary in the City of
New York during the 2013 election, election day would fall on the
Jewish holiday of Sukkot. This bill will change the date of such
election in observance of the holiday.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

None.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

LOCAL FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately and shall expire and be deemed
repealed January 1, 2014

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4619

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FELDER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to the date upon  which  a
  run-off  primary election is to be held in the city of New York during
  the  2013  calendar  year;  and  providing  for  the  repeal  of  such
  provisions upon the expiration thereof

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 1  of  section  8-100  of  the
election law, as added by chapter 373 of the laws of 1978, is amended to
read as follows:
  (b) In the event a run-off primary election is required in the city of
New  York,  it  shall  be held on the second Tuesday next succeeding the
date on which the initial primary election was held; PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,
THAT  IN  THE  EVENT  THAT A RUN-OFF PRIMARY ELECTION IS REQUIRED IN THE
CITY OF NEW YORK DURING THE TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN  CALENDAR  YEAR,  SUCH
ELECTION  SHALL BE HELD ON THE THIRD TUESDAY NEXT SUCCEEDING THE DATE ON
WHICH THE INITIAL PRIMARY ELECTION WAS HELD.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
deemed repealed January 1, 2014.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09998-01-3

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