senate Bill S1553B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Amends provisions relating to the information which must be included on applications for absentee ballots for school district elections

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 13, 2012 print number 1553b
amend and recommit to rules
Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 08, 2012 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
Jun 06, 2011 print number 1553a
amend and recommit to education
Jan 10, 2011 referred to education

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S1553 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2521B
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2018-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3253A, A4315A

S1553 - Summary

Relates to the information which must be included on applications for absentee ballots for school district elections.

S1553 - Sponsor Memo

S1553 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1553

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. ADDABBO, DIAZ, DILAN, HASSELL-THOMPSON, OPPENHEIMER,
  PERKINS,  STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed
  to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education  law,  in  relation  to  applications  for
  absentee ballots for school district elections

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs b, c, d, e, f and g of subdivision 2 of  section
2018-a  of  the  education law, paragraph b as amended by chapter 136 of
the laws of 1991, paragraph c as amended by chapter 26 of  the  laws  of
1994,  paragraph  d  as amended by chapter 72 of the laws of 1988, para-
graphs e and f as added by chapter 219 of the laws of 1978 and paragraph
g as amended by chapter 825 of the laws of 1984, are amended to read  as
follows:
  b.  [(1)  Where  such  duties, occupation, business, or studies are of
such a nature as ordinarily to require such absence, a brief description
of such duties, occupation, business, or studies shall be set  forth  in
such  application.  (2)  Where  such  duties,  occupation,  business, or
studies are not of such a nature as ordinarily to require such  absence,
such  application shall contain a statement of the special circumstances
on account of which such absence is required.
  c. Where the applicant expects in good faith to be absent on  the  day
of  the  election  because he will be on vacation elsewhere on such day,
such application shall also contain the dates upon which he  expects  to
begin  and end such vacation, the place or places where he expects to be
on such vacation, the name and address of his employer, if any,  and  if
self-employed or retired, a statement to that effect.
  d.]  Where the absence is because [of detention or confinement to] THE
VOTER IS DETAINED OR CONFINED IN jail[,  such  application  shall  state
whether  the  voter is detained] awaiting action of the grand jury or is

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00367-01-1

Co-Sponsors

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S1553A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2521B
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2018-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3253A, A4315A

S1553A - Summary

Relates to the information which must be included on applications for absentee ballots for school district elections.

S1553A - Sponsor Memo

S1553A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1553--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  ADDABBO,  DIAZ, DILAN, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER,
  OPPENHEIMER, PERKINS, STAVISKY,  STEWART-COUSINS  --  read  twice  and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Education -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law, in relation to applications for
  absentee ballots for school district elections

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

  Section  1. Paragraphs b, c, d, e, f and g of subdivision 2 of section
2018-a of the education law, paragraph b as amended by  chapter  136  of
the  laws  of  1991, paragraph c as amended by chapter 26 of the laws of
1994, paragraph d as amended by chapter 72 of the laws  of  1988,  para-
graphs e and f as added by chapter 219 of the laws of 1978 and paragraph
g  as  amended by chapter 825 of the laws of 1984, are amended and a new
paragraph h, is added to read as follows:
  b. [(1) Where such duties, occupation, business,  or  studies  are  of
such a nature as ordinarily to require such absence, a brief description
of  such  duties, occupation, business, or studies shall be set forth in
such application.  (2)  Where  such  duties,  occupation,  business,  or
studies  are not of such a nature as ordinarily to require such absence,
such application shall contain a statement of the special  circumstances
on account of which such absence is required.
  c.  Where  the applicant expects in good faith to be absent on the day
of the election because he will be on vacation elsewhere  on  such  day,
such  application  shall also contain the dates upon which he expects to
begin and end such vacation, the place or places where he expects to  be
on  such  vacation, the name and address of his employer, if any, and if
self-employed or retired, a statement to that effect.
  d. Where the absence is because of detention or confinement  to  jail,
such  application  shall  state  whether  the voter is detained awaiting

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00367-05-1

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S1553B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2521B
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2018-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3253A, A4315A

S1553B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the information which must be included on applications for absentee ballots for school district elections.

S1553B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1553B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1553--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  ADDABBO,  DIAZ, DILAN, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER,
  OPPENHEIMER, PERKINS, STAVISKY,  STEWART-COUSINS  --  read  twice  and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Education -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  recommitted to the
  Committee on Education in accordance with Senate Rule  6,  sec.  8  --
  committee discharged and said bill committed to the Committee on Rules
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education  law,  in  relation  to  applications  for
  absentee ballots for school district elections

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs b, c, d, e, f and g of subdivision 2 of  section
2018-a  of  the  education law, paragraph b as amended by chapter 136 of
the laws of 1991, paragraph c as amended by chapter 26 of  the  laws  of
1994,  paragraph  d  as amended by chapter 72 of the laws of 1988, para-
graphs e and f as added by chapter 219 of the laws of 1978 and paragraph
g as amended by chapter 825 of the laws of 1984, are amended and  a  new
paragraph h, is added to read as follows:
  b.  [(1)  Where  such  duties, occupation, business, or studies are of
such a nature as ordinarily to require such absence, a brief description
of such duties, occupation, business, or studies shall be set  forth  in
such  application.  (2)  Where  such  duties,  occupation,  business, or
studies are not of such a nature as ordinarily to require such  absence,
such  application shall contain a statement of the special circumstances
on account of which such absence is required.
  c. Where the applicant expects in good faith to be absent on  the  day
of  the  election  because he will be on vacation elsewhere on such day,
such application shall also contain the dates upon which he  expects  to
begin  and end such vacation, the place or places where he expects to be

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00367-07-2

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