senate Bill S5516

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes a process for the conducting of recall elections for state and local elected officials

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations
May 27, 2011 referred to investigations and government operations

S5516 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §30, add Art 3-A §§45 - 49-c, Art 3-B §§50 - 57, Pub Off L; amd §3-102, El L

S5516 - Summary

Establishes a process for the conducting of recall elections for state and local elected officials; such provisions shall not apply to judges and justices.

S5516 - Sponsor Memo

S5516 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  5516

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 27, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  officers  law  and the election law, in
  relation to the recall of state and local elected officials

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  h of subdivision 1 of section 30 of the public
officers law, as amended by chapter 209 of the laws of 1954, is  amended
and a new paragraph i is added to read as follows:
  h.  His  OR HER refusal or neglect to file his OR HER official oath or
undertaking, if one is required, before or within thirty days after  the
commencement  of the term of office for which he OR SHE is chosen, if an
elective office, or if an appointive office, within  thirty  days  after
notice  of  his  OR  HER  appointment,  or  within thirty days after the
commencement of such term; or to file a renewal undertaking  within  the
time  required by law, or if no time be so specified, within thirty days
after notice to him OR HER in pursuance of law, that such renewal under-
taking is required. The neglect or failure of any state or local officer
to execute and file his OR HER oath of office and  official  undertaking
within  the  time limited therefor by law, shall not create a vacancy in
the office if such officer was on active duty in the armed forces of the
United States and absent from the county of his OR HER residence at  the
time  of  his  OR HER election or appointment, and shall take his OR HER
oath of office and execute his OR HER official undertaking within thirty
days after receipt of notice of his OR HER election or appointment,  and
provided  such  oath  of office and official undertaking be filed within
ninety days following the date it has been  taken  and  subscribed,  any
inconsistent provision of law, general, special, or local to the contra-
ry, notwithstanding[.]; OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11559-04-1

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