senate Bill S4113

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for a special election, at the discretion of the governor, to fill vacancies in the office of comptroller and attorney-general

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
May 30, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 23, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 22, 2012 1st report cal.854
Jan 04, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
Jun 14, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jun 13, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jun 07, 2011 1st report cal.1117
Mar 18, 2011 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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May 22, 2012 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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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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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: May 22, 2012

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Jun 7, 2011 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S4113
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Absent
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Excused
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Jun 7, 2011

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S4113 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4350
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง41 & 42, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2929, A581

S4113 - Summary

Provides for a special election, at the discretion of the governor, to fill vacancies in the office of comptroller and attorney-general.

S4113 - Sponsor Memo

S4113 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4113

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation to vacancies in the
  office of comptroller or attorney-general

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

  Section  1. Section 41 of the public officers law, as amended by chap-
ter 91 of the laws of 1928, is amended to read as follows:
  S 41. Vacancies [filled by legislature] IN THE OFFICE  OF  COMPTROLLER
OR  ATTORNEY-GENERAL.  When  a  vacancy occurs or exists[, other than by
removal,] in the office of comptroller or attorney-general, [or a resig-
nation of either such officer to take effect at  any  future  day  shall
have been made while the legislature is in session, the two houses ther-
eof,  by  joint  ballot,  shall  appoint a person to fill such actual or
prospective vacancy] THE GOVERNOR MAY IN  HIS  OR  HER  DISCRETION  MAKE
PROCLAMATION  OF  A SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL SUCH OFFICE, SPECIFYING THE
DATE OF SUCH ELECTION, WHICH SHALL BE NOT LESS THAN FORTY-FIVE NOR  MORE
THAN SIXTY DAYS FROM THE DATE OF THE PROCLAMATION.
  S  2.  Subdivision  4-a  of  section 42 of the public officers law, as
amended by chapter 373 of the laws  of  1978,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  4-a.  If  a vacancy occurs in the office of United States senator from
this state [in any even numbered calendar year on or  after  the  fifty-
ninth  day  prior  to  the annual primary election, or thereafter during
said even numbered year, the governor shall make a temporary appointment
to fill such vacancy until the third day of January in the year  follow-
ing the next even numbered calendar year.  If such vacancy occurs in any
even  numbered  calendar  year on or before the sixtieth day prior to an
annual primary election, the governor shall make a temporary appointment
to fill such vacancy until the third day of January in the next calendar

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04964-01-1

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