senate Bill S2655A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that the ballots of deceased military personnel shall be counted toward the election for which they were cast

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 12, 2014 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 11, 2014 advanced to third reading
Feb 10, 2014 2nd report cal.
Feb 04, 2014 1st report cal.140
Jan 08, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 20, 2013 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 07, 2013 amended on third reading 2655a
Apr 22, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 17, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 16, 2013 1st report cal.350
Jan 23, 2013 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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S2655 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Military Law
Laws Affected:
Add §234, Mil L; add §8-413, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2421
2009-2010: A8077

S2655 - Summary

Provides that the ballots of deceased military personnel shall be counted toward the election for which they were cast.

S2655 - Sponsor Memo

S2655 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2655

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the military law and the election law,  in  relation  to
  the counting of ballots of deceased military personnel

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

  Section 1. The military law is amended by adding a new section 234  to
read as follows:
  S  234. COUNTING OF BALLOTS OF DECEASED MILITARY PERSONNEL. ANY MEMBER
OF THE ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE, MARINE CORPS, COAST GUARD,  ARMY  RESERVE,
NAVAL  RESERVE, MARINE CORPS RESERVE, AIR FORCE RESERVE, NATIONAL GUARD,
NEW YORK ARMY NATIONAL GUARD, NEW YORK  AIR  NATIONAL  GUARD,  NEW  YORK
GUARD  OR  NAVAL MILITIA, WHO CASTS AN ABSENTEE OR MILITARY BALLOT WHILE
ON ACTIVE DUTY, SHALL HAVE SUCH BALLOT BE COUNTED,  EVEN  IN  THE  EVENT
THAT  SUCH SERVICE MEMBER DIES BEFORE THE DATE OF THE SCHEDULED ELECTION
FOR WHICH IT WAS CAST.
  S 2. The election law is amended by adding a new section 8-413 to read
as follows:
  S 8-413. COUNTING OF  BALLOTS  OF  DECEASED  MILITARY  PERSONNEL.  ANY
MEMBER  OF  THE  ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE, MARINES CORPS, COAST GUARD, ARMY
RESERVE,  NAVAL  RESERVE,  MARINE  CORPS  RESERVE,  AIR  FORCE  RESERVE,
NATIONAL  GUARD,  NEW  YORK  ARMY  NATIONAL GUARD, NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL
GUARD, NEW YORK GUARD OR NAVAL MILITIA, WHO CASTS AN ABSENTEE  OR  MILI-
TARY  BALLOT  WHILE  ON  ACTIVE DUTY, SHALL HAVE SUCH BALLOT BE COUNTED,
EVEN IN THE EVENT THAT SUCH SERVICE MEMBER DIES BEFORE THE DATE  OF  THE
SCHEDULED ELECTION FOR WHICH IT WAS CAST.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07146-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S2655A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Military Law
Laws Affected:
Add §234, Mil L; add §8-413, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2421
2009-2010: A8077

S2655A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the ballots of deceased military personnel shall be counted toward the election for which they were cast.

S2655A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2655A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2655--A
    Cal. No. 350

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BALL, BONACIC, CARLUCCI, LARKIN -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs -- reported favorably
  from  said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a
  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its  place  in
  the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the military law and the election law, in relation to
  the counting of ballots of deceased military personnel

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

  Section  1. The military law is amended by adding a new section 234 to
read as follows:
  S 234. COUNTING OF BALLOTS OF DECEASED MILITARY PERSONNEL. ANY  MEMBER
OF  THE  ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE, MARINE CORPS, COAST GUARD, ARMY RESERVE,
NAVAL RESERVE, MARINE CORPS RESERVE, AIR FORCE RESERVE, NATIONAL  GUARD,
NEW  YORK  ARMY  NATIONAL  GUARD,  NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD, NEW YORK
GUARD OR NAVAL MILITIA, WHO CASTS AN ABSENTEE OR MILITARY  BALLOT  WHILE
ON  ACTIVE  DUTY,  SHALL  HAVE SUCH BALLOT BE COUNTED, IN THE EVENT THAT
SUCH SERVICE MEMBER DIES AS A RESULT OF PARTICIPATING  IN  COMBAT  OPER-
ATIONS BEFORE THE DATE OF THE SCHEDULED ELECTION FOR WHICH IT WAS CAST.
  S 2. The election law is amended by adding a new section 8-413 to read
as follows:
  S  8-413.  COUNTING  OF  BALLOTS  OF  DECEASED MILITARY PERSONNEL. ANY
MEMBER OF THE ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE, MARINE  CORPS,  COAST  GUARD,  ARMY
RESERVE,  NAVAL  RESERVE,  MARINE  CORPS  RESERVE,  AIR  FORCE  RESERVE,
NATIONAL GUARD, NEW YORK ARMY NATIONAL  GUARD,  NEW  YORK  AIR  NATIONAL
GUARD,  NEW  YORK GUARD OR NAVAL MILITIA, WHO CASTS AN ABSENTEE OR MILI-
TARY BALLOT WHILE ON ACTIVE DUTY, SHALL HAVE SUCH BALLOT BE COUNTED,  IN
THE  EVENT THAT SUCH SERVICE MEMBER DIES AS A RESULT OF PARTICIPATING IN
COMBAT OPERATIONS BEFORE THE DATE OF THE SCHEDULED ELECTION FOR WHICH IT
WAS CAST.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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