|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 12, 2012||committee discharged and committed to rules|
|Mar 08, 2012||notice of committee consideration - requested|
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to elections|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to elections|
senate Bill S668
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S668 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Election Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§4-117 & 7-118, El L
- Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S668 - Summary
Requires the board of elections to provide a registered voter with a sample ballot not less than ten days nor more than twenty days before an election via mail.
S668 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S668 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 154 of the laws of 1921 relating to the port of New York authority, in relation to the imposition of tolls for certain bridges and tunnels PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This legislation amends the Public Authorities Law by prohibiting an increase in the toll charge and fares on all bridges, tunnels and transit authorities operated by the Authority unless the increases are utilized for transportation related programs and improvements. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends chapter 154 of the laws of 1921 relating to the port of New York authority, by adding a new section 1-a which states that no toll may be increased over an authority bridge or tunnel after December 1, 2014, unless the increase is utilized solely for the improvement, reconstruction or maintenance of the authority's transportation relation facilities.
S668 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 668 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PERALTA -- 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 requiring the board of elections to provide a registered voter with a sample ballot prior to an election THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 4-117 of the election law is amended by adding a new subdivision 1-a to read as follows: 1-A. THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, NOT LESS THAN TEN DAYS NOR MORE THAN TWENTY DAYS BEFORE THE DAY OF THE GENERAL ELECTION IN EACH YEAR, SHALL SEND BY FIRST CLASS MAIL ON WHICH IS ENDORSED "ADDRESS CORRECTION REQUESTED" AND WHICH CONTAINS A REQUEST THAT ANY SUCH MAIL RECEIVED FOR PERSONS NOT RESIDING AT THE ADDRESS BE DROPPED BACK IN THE MAIL, A SAMPLE BALLOT, AS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO SECTION 7-118 OF THIS CHAPTER, IN A FORM APPROVED BY THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, TO EVERY REGISTERED VOTER WHO HAS BEEN REGISTERED WITHOUT A CHANGE OF ADDRESS SINCE THE BEGINNING OF SUCH YEAR. THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO SEND SUCH SAMPLE BALLOT TO VOTERS IN INACTIVE STATUS. IN LIEU OF SEND- ING SUCH COMMUNICATION WITH SUCH SAMPLE BALLOT TO EVERY REGISTERED VOTER, THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS MAY SEND A SINGLE COMMUNICATION TO A HOUSEHOLD CONTAINING MORE THAN ONE REGISTERED VOTER, PROVIDED THAT THE NAMES OF ALL SUCH VOTERS APPEAR AS PART OF THE ADDRESS ON SUCH COMMUNI- CATION. S 2. Section 7-118 of the election law, as amended by chapter 157 of the laws of 1996, is amended to read as follows: S 7-118. Ballots; facsimile and sample. The board of elections shall provide facsimile and sample ballots which shall be arranged in the form of a diagram showing such part of the face of the voting machine as shall be in use at that election. Such facsimile and sample ballots EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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