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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to investigations and government operations|
|Jan 06, 2011||referred to investigations and government operations|
senate Bill S1320
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S1320 - Details
S1320 - Summary
Requires a person to be a resident of the local subdivision for which such person seeks office at the time of filing designating or nominating petitions.
S1320 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1320 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public officers law and the election law, in relation to residency requirement for local government elected officials PURPOSE: To provide a mechanism to ascertain whether a candidate for a local elected office meets the residency requirement for the office before the election takes place. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends subdivision 1 of section 3 of the public officers law, as amended by chapter 44 of the laws of 1982, for the purpose of adding language to make the document gender neutral. Section 2 of the bill adds a new section 6-170 which requires that a candidate for a local elected office be a resident of the subdivision (district, village, town, etc.) as of the date of filing of the designating or nominating certificate or petition. Section 3 of the bill adds a new section 6-214 that provides a mechanism for a candidate listing an out of district address on a petition to certify a new in-district address as of the date of
S1320 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1320 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 6, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. DILAN, DIAZ, HASSELL-THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Government Operations AN ACT to amend the public officers law and the election law, in relation to residency requirement for local government elected offi- cials THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 3 of the public officers law, as amended by chapter 44 of the laws of 1982, is amended to read as follows: 1. No person shall be capable of holding a civil office who shall not, at the time he OR SHE shall be chosen thereto, have attained the age of eighteen years, except that in the case of youth boards, youth commis- sions or recreation commissions only, members of such boards or commis- sions may be under the age of eighteen years, but must have attained the age of sixteen years on or before appointment to such youth board, youth commission or recreation commission, be a citizen of the United States, a resident of the state, and if it be a local office, BE a resident of the political subdivision or municipal corporation of the state for which he OR SHE shall be chosen, or within which the electors electing him OR HER reside, or within which his OR HER official functions are required to be exercised AT THE TIME HE OR SHE SHALL BE OFFICIALLY DESIGNATED OR NOMINATED, or who shall have been or shall be convicted of a violation of the selective draft act of the United States, enacted May eighteenth, nineteen hundred seventeen, or the acts amendatory or supplemental thereto, or of the federal selective training and service act of nineteen hundred forty or the acts amendatory thereof or supple- mental thereto. S 2. The election law is amended by adding a new section 6-170 to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00041-01-1
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