senate Bill S4208

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting the agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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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.324
Jan 04, 2012 referred to elections
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 07, 2011 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 04, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 03, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 02, 2011 1st report cal.398
Mar 23, 2011 referred to elections

Votes

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Mar 12, 2012 - Elections committee Vote

S4208
5
1
committee
5
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: Mar 12, 2012

nay (1)
aye wr (2)

May 2, 2011 - Elections committee Vote

S4208
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: May 2, 2011

aye wr (1)

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S4208 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A489
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 12 Title IV ยงยง12-400 & 12-402, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A489
2009-2010: A1580A, A1580B, S2286A

S4208 - Summary

Enacts the agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote; creates a compact between the states and the District of Columbia; defines terms.

S4208 - Sponsor Memo

S4208 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4208

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 23, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- 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 enacting the  agreement
  among the states to elect the president by national popular vote

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

  Section 1. Article 12 of the election law is amended by adding  a  new
title 4 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE IV
                 AGREEMENT AMONG THE STATES TO ELECT THE
                   PRESIDENT BY NATIONAL POPULAR VOTE
SECTION 12-400. SHORT TITLE.
        12-402. ADOPTION AND TEXT OF COMPACT.
  S  12-400.  SHORT TITLE. THIS TITLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS
"AGREEMENT AMONG THE STATES TO ELECT THE PRESIDENT BY  NATIONAL  POPULAR
VOTE".
  S 12-402. ADOPTION AND TEXT OF COMPACT. THE AGREEMENT AMONG THE STATES
TO  ELECT  THE PRESIDENT BY NATIONAL POPULAR VOTE IS ADOPTED AND ENACTED
INTO LAW AS FOLLOWS:

                                ARTICLE I
  MEMBERSHIP. ANY STATE OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF  COLUM-
BIA MAY BECOME A MEMBER OF THIS AGREEMENT BY ENACTING THIS AGREEMENT.

                               ARTICLE II
  RIGHT  OF  THE  PEOPLE IN MEMBER STATES TO VOTE FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE
PRESIDENT. EACH MEMBER STATE SHALL CONDUCT A STATEWIDE POPULAR  ELECTION
FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

                               ARTICLE III

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01750-01-1

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