senate Bill S5028B

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Removes limitations on voting by absentee ballot that are required by the constitution

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2010 referred to judiciary
Jun 08, 2010 delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 17, 2010 opinion referred to judiciary
May 10, 2010 advanced to third reading
to attorney-general for opinion
May 05, 2010 2nd report cal.
May 04, 2010 1st report cal.485
Feb 10, 2010 print number 5028b
Feb 10, 2010 amend and recommit to judiciary
Feb 09, 2010 print number 5028a
Feb 09, 2010 amend and recommit to judiciary
Feb 02, 2010 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 12, 2010 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 06, 2010 referred to judiciary
Jul 16, 2009 committed to rules
May 26, 2009 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2009 2nd report cal.
May 19, 2009 1st report cal.362
May 12, 2009 opinion referred to judiciary
May 04, 2009 to attorney-general for opinion
Apr 27, 2009 referred to judiciary

Co-Sponsors

S5028 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8277
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 2 §2, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1563, A5911
2013-2014: S2542, A2045
2015-2016: A2644

S5028 - Summary

Removes limitations on voting by absentee ballot that are required by the constitution.

S5028 - Sponsor Memo

S5028 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5028

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2009
                               ___________

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

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to section 2 of article 2 of the constitution, in
  relation to absentee voting

  Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 2 of  arti-
cle 2 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  S  2.  The legislature may, by general law, provide a manner in which,
and the time and place at which, qualified voters [who,  on  the  occur-
rence  of any election, may be absent from the county of their residence
or, if residents of the city of New York, from the city,  and  qualified
voters  who,  on the occurrence of any election, may be unable to appear
personally at the polling place because of illness or physical disabili-
ty,] may vote BY ABSENTEE BALLOT and for the return and canvass of their
votes.
  S 2. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the  foregoing  amendment
be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the
next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD89135-01-9

Co-Sponsors

S5028A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8277
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 2 §2, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1563, A5911
2013-2014: S2542, A2045
2015-2016: A2644

S5028A - Summary

Removes limitations on voting by absentee ballot that are required by the constitution.

S5028A - Sponsor Memo

S5028A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5028--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. ADDABBO, THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on Judiciary --
  recommitted to the Committee on Judiciary in  accordance  with  Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to section 2 of article 2 of the constitution, in
  relation to absentee voting

  Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 2 of  arti-
cle 2 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  S  2.  The legislature may, by general law, provide a manner in which,
and the time and place at which, qualified voters [who,  on  the  occur-
rence  of any election, may be absent from the county of their residence
or, if residents of the city of New York, from the city,  and  qualified
voters  who,  on the occurrence of any election, may be unable to appear
personally at the polling place because of illness or physical disabili-
ty,] may vote OTHER THAN ON THE DAY DESIGNATED FOR AN ELECTION AND OTHER
THAN BY PERSONAL APPEARANCE AT THE POLLING PLACE and for the return  and
canvass of their votes.
  S  2.  Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the foregoing amendment
be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the
next succeeding general election of members of  the  assembly,  and,  in
conformity  with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution, be
published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD89135-02-0

Co-Sponsors

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S5028B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8277
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 2 §2, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1563, A5911
2013-2014: S2542, A2045
2015-2016: A2644

S5028B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Removes limitations on voting by absentee ballot that are required by the constitution.

S5028B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5028B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5028--B

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. ADDABBO, THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on Judiciary --
  recommitted to the Committee on Judiciary in  accordance  with  Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to section 2 of article 2 of the constitution, in
  relation to absentee voting

  Section  1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 2 of arti-
cle 2 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  S 2. The legislature may, by general law, provide a manner  in  which,
and  the  time  and place at which, qualified voters [who, on the occur-
rence of any election, may be absent from the county of their  residence
or,  if  residents of the city of New York, from the city, and qualified
voters who, on the occurrence of any election, may be unable  to  appear
personally at the polling place because of illness or physical disabili-
ty,]  may vote ON OR BEFORE THE DAY DESIGNATED FOR AN ELECTION AND OTHER
THAN BY PERSONAL APPEARANCE AT THE POLLING PLACE and for the return  and
canvass of their votes.
  S  2.  Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the foregoing amendment
be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the
next succeeding general election of members of  the  assembly,  and,  in
conformity  with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution, be
published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD89135-04-0

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