senate Bill S2421

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides that the ballots of deceased military personnel shall be counted toward the election for which they were cast

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 22, 2012 recommitted to election law
substitution reconsidered
May 21, 2012 ordered to third reading cal.577
substituted for a1450
Apr 26, 2012 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 15, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 14, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 13, 2012 1st report cal.350
Jan 04, 2012 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 14, 2011 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 01, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jan 31, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jan 25, 2011 1st report cal.37
Jan 20, 2011 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Mar 13, 2012 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S2421
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Mar 13, 2012

Jan 25, 2011 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S2421
14
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committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Jan 25, 2011

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S2421 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Military Law
Laws Affected:
Add §234, Mil L; add §8-413, El L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A8077

S2421 - Summary

Provides that the ballots of deceased military personnel shall be counted toward the election for which they were cast.

S2421 - Sponsor Memo

S2421 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2421

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 20, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BALL,  FARLEY,  LARKIN  -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Veter-
  ans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs

AN  ACT  to  amend the military law and the election law, in relation to
  the counting of ballots of deceased military personnel

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

  Section  1. The military law is amended by adding a new section 234 to
read as follows:
  S 234. COUNTING OF BALLOTS OF DECEASED MILITARY PERSONNEL. ANY  MEMBER
OF  THE ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE, MARINES, COAST GUARD, ARMY RESERVE, NAVAL
RESERVE, MARINE RESERVE, AIR FORCE RESERVE,  NATIONAL  GUARD,  NEW  YORK
ARMY  NATIONAL  GUARD,  NEW  YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD, NEW YORK GUARD, OR
NAVAL MILITIA, WHO CASTS AN ABSENTEE OR MILITARY BALLOT WHILE ON  ACTIVE
DUTY,  SHALL  HAVE  SUCH  BALLOT BE COUNTED, EVEN IN THE EVENT THAT SUCH
SERVICE MEMBER DIES BEFORE THE DATE OF THE SCHEDULED ELECTION FOR  WHICH
IT WAS CAST.
  S 2. The election law is amended by adding a new section 8-413 to read
as follows:
  S  8-413.  COUNTING  OF  BALLOTS  OF  DECEASED MILITARY PERSONNEL. ANY
MEMBER OF THE ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE, MARINES, COAST GUARD, ARMY RESERVE,
NAVAL RESERVE, MARINE RESERVE, AIR FORCE RESERVE,  NATIONAL  GUARD,  NEW
YORK  ARMY  NATIONAL GUARD, NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD, NEW YORK GUARD,
OR NAVAL MILITIA, WHO CASTS AN ABSENTEE  OR  MILITARY  BALLOT  WHILE  ON
ACTIVE  DUTY,  SHALL HAVE SUCH BALLOT BE COUNTED, EVEN IN THE EVENT THAT
SUCH SERVICE MEMBER DIES BEFORE THE DATE OF THE SCHEDULED  ELECTION  FOR
WHICH IT WAS CAST.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03922-01-1

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