senate Bill S4827A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to nominating and designating petitions and certificates

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 18, 2012 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 14, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 13, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 12, 2012 1st report cal.325
Mar 08, 2012 print number 4827a
amend and recommit to elections
Jan 04, 2012 referred to elections
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 14, 2011 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 13, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jun 07, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jun 06, 2011 1st report cal.1027
Apr 27, 2011 referred to elections

Votes

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Mar 12, 2012 - Elections committee Vote

S4827A
7
1
committee
7
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: Mar 12, 2012

nay (1)

Jun 6, 2011 - Elections committee Vote

S4827
7
1
committee
7
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jun 6, 2011

nay (1)

Bill Amendments

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S4827 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10789
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6-158, El L

S4827 - Summary

Provides that a candidate who files a certificate of acceptance for an office for which there have been filed certificates or petitions designating more than one candidate for the nomination of any party, may thereafter file a certificate of declination not later than the seventh day after the primary election.

S4827 - Sponsor Memo

S4827 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4827

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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 nominating  and  desig-
  nating petitions and certificates

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 2 and 3 of section 6-158 of the election  law,
subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 434 of the laws of 1984 and subdivi-
sion  3  as  amended  by chapter 703 of the laws of 1982, are amended to
read as follows:
  2. A certificate of acceptance or declination of a  designation  shall
be  filed  not later than the fourth day after the last day to file such
designation, EXCEPT THAT A CANDIDATE WHO FILES  SUCH  A  CERTIFICATE  OF
ACCEPTANCE FOR AN OFFICE FOR WHICH THERE HAVE BEEN FILED CERTIFICATES OR
PETITIONS  DESIGNATING MORE THAN ONE CANDIDATE FOR THE NOMINATION OF ANY
PARTY, MAY THEREAFTER FILE A CERTIFICATE OF DECLINATION NOT  LATER  THAN
THE THIRD DAY AFTER THE PRIMARY ELECTION.
  3. A certificate to fill a vacancy in a designation caused by declina-
tion  shall be filed not later than the fourth day after the last day to
decline. A certificate to fill a vacancy  in  a  designation  caused  by
death [or], disqualification OR BY THE FILING OF A CERTIFICATE OF DECLI-
NATION  AS  DESCRIBED  IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION shall be filed
not later than ten days  after  such  death  [or],  disqualification  or
FILING  OF  A CERTIFICATE OF DECLINATION OR four days before the primary
election, whichever is earlier.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10997-02-1

S4827A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10789
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6-158, El L

S4827A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that a candidate who files a certificate of acceptance for an office for which there have been filed certificates or petitions designating more than one candidate for the nomination of any party, may thereafter file a certificate of declination not later than the seventh day after the primary election.

S4827A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4827A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4827--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections  --  recommitted
  to the Committee on Elections in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to nominating  and  desig-
  nating petitions and certificates

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 6-158  of  the  election  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  434  of  the  laws  of 1984, is amended to read as
follows:
  2. A certificate of acceptance or declination of a  designation  shall
be  filed  not later than the fourth day after the last day to file such
designation, EXCEPT THAT A CANDIDATE WHO FILES  SUCH  A  CERTIFICATE  OF
ACCEPTANCE FOR AN OFFICE FOR WHICH THERE HAVE BEEN FILED CERTIFICATES OR
PETITIONS  DESIGNATING MORE THAN ONE CANDIDATE FOR THE NOMINATION OF ANY
PARTY, MAY THEREAFTER FILE A CERTIFICATE OF DECLINATION NOT  LATER  THAN
THE SEVENTH DAY AFTER THE 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.
                                                           LBD10997-03-2

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