Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 05, 2009||
recommit, enacting clause stricken
|Jan 22, 2009||
referred to elections
Senate Bill S1060
2009-2010 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2009-S1060 (ACTIVE) - Details
2009-S1060 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1060 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the election law, in relation to counting of affidavit ballots PURPOSE : To provide for the casting and counting of ballots of voters, otherwise eligible, when the voter appears at the wrong Election District but within the proper county. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Amends Section 9-209 sub 2(a) by adding a new subparagraph 3 to require The Board of Elections to cast and count such ballots EXISTING LAW : In Panio & c. V. Sunderland et al., _NY3d,_, the Court of Appeals held that, under existing law, such ballots should not be counted. JUSTIFICATION :
2009-S1060 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1060 2009-2010 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 22, 2009 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- 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 counting of affidavit ballots THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 9-209 of the election law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 3 to read as follows: 3. IF THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS DETERMINES THAT A PERSON WAS ENTITLED TO VOTE AT SUCH ELECTION, THE BOARD SHALL CAST AND CANVASS SUCH BALLOT IF SUCH BOARD FINDS THAT THE VOTER APPEARED AT A POLLING PLACE IN THE CORRECT COUNTY, REGARDLESS OF THE FACT THAT THE VOTER MAY HAVE APPEARED IN THE INCORRECT ELECTION DISTRICT. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05016-01-9
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