senate Bill S3513A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Makes provisions relating to the joint nomination of candidates for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Mar 14, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 13, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 12, 2012 1st report cal.323
Jan 04, 2012 referred to elections
May 16, 2011 print number 3513a
amend and recommit to elections
Feb 24, 2011 referred to elections

Votes

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Mar 12, 2012 - Elections committee Vote

S3513A
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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
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Excused
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Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: Mar 12, 2012

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Bill Amendments

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S3513 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3134A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6-104 & 7-114, El L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3259, A2848

S3513 - Summary

Makes provisions relating to the joint nomination of candidates for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor; provides candidates be designated jointly either by the state committee or by petition; provides said petition will be valid only if it jointly designates both candidates.

S3513 - Sponsor Memo

S3513 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3513

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 24, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GRIFFO, GRISANTI, LARKIN, RANZENHOFER -- 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 the joint nomination of
  candidates for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions  1, 2 and 5 of section 6-104 of the election
law are amended to read as follows:
  1. Party designation of a candidate for nomination for any  office  to
be  filled  by the voters of the entire state shall be made by the state
committee. CANDIDATES FOR THE OFFICES OF GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT  GOVER-
NOR SHALL BE DESIGNATED JOINTLY BY A SINGLE VOTE.
  2.  The  state  committee  shall make a decision by majority vote. The
person OR PERSONS receiving the  majority  vote  shall  be  the  party's
designated  candidate  OR  GROUP  OF  CANDIDATES for nomination, and all
other persons OR GROUPS OF PERSONS who shall have  received  twenty-five
percent  or  more of the vote cast on any ballot shall have the right to
make written demand, duly acknowledged, to the state board of  elections
that  their  names  appear  on the primary ballot as candidates for such
nomination.  Such demand shall be made not later than seven  days  after
such  meeting  and  may  be withdrawn in the same manner within fourteen
days after such meeting.
  5. Enrolled members of the party may make other designations by  peti-
tion  for [a member] MEMBERS of the same party. A PETITION DESIGNATING A
CANDIDATE FOR THE OFFICE OF GOVERNOR OR  LIEUTENANT  GOVERNOR  SHALL  BE
VALID  ONLY IF IT JOINTLY DESIGNATES CANDIDATES FOR BOTH SUCH OFFICES ON
SUCH PETITION.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 7-114 of the election law is amended  by
adding a new paragraph (e) to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05966-01-1

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S3513A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3134A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6-104 & 7-114, El L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3259, A2848

S3513A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes provisions relating to the joint nomination of candidates for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor; provides candidates be designated jointly either by the state committee or by petition; provides said petition will be valid only if it jointly designates both candidates.

S3513A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3513A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3513--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 24, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GRIFFO, GRISANTI, LARKIN, RANZENHOFER -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Elections -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to the joint nomination of
  candidates for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 1, 2 and 5 of section 6-104  of  the  election
law are amended to read as follows:
  1.  Party  designation of a candidate for nomination for any office to
be filled by the voters of the entire state shall be made by  the  state
committee.  CANDIDATES FOR THE OFFICES OF GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT GOVER-
NOR SHALL BE DESIGNATED JOINTLY BY A SINGLE VOTE OF SUCH COMMITTEE.
  2. The state committee shall make a decision  by  majority  vote.  The
person  OR  PERSONS  receiving  the  majority  vote shall be the party's
designated candidate OR PAIR OF CANDIDATES for nomination, and all other
persons OR PAIRS OF PERSONS who shall have received twenty-five  percent
or  more  of  the  vote  cast on any ballot shall have the right to make
written demand, duly acknowledged, to the state board of elections  that
their  names  appear  on the primary ballot as candidates for such nomi-
nation.  Such demand shall be made not later than seven days after  such
meeting  and  may  be  withdrawn in the same manner within fourteen days
after such meeting.
  5. Enrolled members of the party may make other designations by  peti-
tion  for [a member] MEMBERS of the same party. A PETITION DESIGNATING A
CANDIDATE FOR THE OFFICE OF GOVERNOR OR  LIEUTENANT  GOVERNOR  SHALL  BE
VALID  ONLY IF SUCH PETITION JOINTLY DESIGNATES CANDIDATES FOR BOTH SUCH
OFFICES ON SUCH PETITION.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 7-114 of the election law is amended  by
adding a new paragraph (e) to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05966-03-1

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