senate Bill S1562

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires that judges receive proper certificates of authorization or be enrolled members of the party for which they are running in the primary election

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Jan 10, 2011 referred to elections

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S1562 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5335
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง6-120, El L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4245, A3126, A9421

S1562 - Bill Texts

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Requires that judges be enrolled members of the party for which they are running in the primary election or to have received a proper certificate of authorization filed properly according to the election law.

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BILL NUMBER:S1562

TITLE OF BILL:
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY
proposing an amendment
to section 6 of article 5 of the constitution, in relation to veterans'
credits for civil service appointments and promotions

PURPOSE:
Would allow any person who has received an appointment through civil
service to be entitled to additional credit if said individual was
classified as a veteran with disabilities after the first
appointment or promotion.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Amend Article 5 Section 6 of the Constitution to provide that in
circumstances where a person has used a veteran's credit for civil
service purposes and thereafter is classified as a disabled veteran,
the additional credit which would be garnered by that designation
may be used for a subsequent test or appointment.

JUSTIFICATION:
Current law only allows veterans credit to be used once and does not
allow for the veteran to apply additional credits if they are
classified as disabled at a later date. This legislation would benefit
individuals who, through no fault of their own, were not
classified as a veteran with disabilities at the time of their first
appointment.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2011-12 S.1311; 2009-10 S.737; 2007-08, S.6713.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately.

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

                                  1562

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2011
                               ___________

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 requiring judges to  be
  enrolled  members  of  the  party  for  a  primary election or to have
  received a proper certificate of authorization filed properly  accord-
  ing to the election law

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 6-120  of  the  election  law,  as
amended  by chapter 373 of the laws of 1978, is amended and a new subdi-
vision 5 is added to read as follows:
  4. This section shall not apply to a political  party  designating  or
nominating  candidates  for the first time[,] OR to candidates nominated
by party caucus[, nor to candidates for judicial offices].
  5. THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY TO ANY CANDIDATE FOR  JUDICIAL  OFFICE  IN
ANY  ELECTION  WHERE OTHER INDIVIDUALS HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO CHALLENGE
THE NOMINATION IN A PRIMARY ELECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00487-01-1

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