assembly Bill A8277A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 28, 2010 reported referred to rules
Jun 09, 2010 reported referred to judiciary
Feb 25, 2010 opinion referred to judiciary
Feb 10, 2010 to attorney-general for opinion
Feb 08, 2010 print number 8277a
Feb 08, 2010 amend and recommit to election law
Jan 06, 2010 referred to election law
Jul 08, 2009 opinion referred to judiciary
May 14, 2009 to attorney-general for opinion
May 12, 2009 referred to election law

A8277 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5028B
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 2 §2, Constn

A8277 - Summary

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

A8277 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8277

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 12, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. KAVANAGH -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Election Law

            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 Senate concur), That section 2 of article
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 Senate 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

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A8277A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5028B
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 2 §2, Constn

A8277A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A8277A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

A8277A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8277--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 12, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. KAVANAGH, MOLINARO, GALEF -- Multi-Sponsored by
  -- M. of A.  GOTTFRIED, JOHN, MAGEE, PERRY, WEISENBERG  --  read  once
  and  referred  to  the Committee on Election Law -- recommitted to the
  Committee on Election Law in accordance with Assembly Rule 3,  sec.  2
  --  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 Senate concur), That section 2 of  article
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 Senate 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.
                                                           LBD89135-05-0

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