senate Bill S3008

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for a special election, at the discretion of the governor, to fill vacancies in the office of comptroller and attorney-general

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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2014 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 23, 2014 advanced to third reading
Jan 22, 2014 2nd report cal.
Jan 14, 2014 1st report cal.21
Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Feb 12, 2013 advanced to third reading
Feb 11, 2013 2nd report cal.
Feb 05, 2013 1st report cal.42
Jan 28, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Jan 14, 2014 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S3008
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2
committee
7
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Jan 14, 2014

nay (2)

Feb 5, 2013 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S3008
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2
committee
7
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Feb 5, 2013

nay (2)

S3008 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1368
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง41 & 42, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4113, A4350
2009-2010: S2929, A581

S3008 - Summary

Provides for a special election, at the discretion of the governor, to fill vacancies in the office of comptroller and attorney-general.

S3008 - Sponsor Memo

S3008 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3008

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation to vacancies in the
  office of comptroller or attorney-general

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

  Section  1. Section 41 of the public officers law, as amended by chap-
ter 91 of the laws of 1928, is amended to read as follows:
  S 41. Vacancies [filled by legislature] IN THE OFFICE  OF  COMPTROLLER
OR  ATTORNEY-GENERAL.  When  a  vacancy occurs or exists[, other than by
removal,] in the office of comptroller or attorney-general, [or a resig-
nation of either such officer to take effect at  any  future  day  shall
have been made while the legislature is in session, the two houses ther-
eof,  by  joint  ballot,  shall  appoint a person to fill such actual or
prospective vacancy] THE GOVERNOR MAY IN  HIS  OR  HER  DISCRETION  MAKE
PROCLAMATION  OF  A SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL SUCH OFFICE, SPECIFYING THE
DATE OF SUCH ELECTION, WHICH SHALL BE NOT LESS THAN FORTY-FIVE NOR  MORE
THAN SIXTY DAYS FROM THE DATE OF THE PROCLAMATION.
  S  2.  Subdivision  4-a  of  section 42 of the public officers law, as
amended by chapter 373 of the laws  of  1978,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  4-a.  If  a vacancy occurs in the office of United States senator from
this state [in any even numbered calendar year on or  after  the  fifty-
ninth  day  prior  to  the annual primary election, or thereafter during
said even numbered year, the governor shall make a temporary appointment
to fill such vacancy until the third day of January in the year  follow-
ing the next even numbered calendar year.  If such vacancy occurs in any
even  numbered  calendar  year on or before the sixtieth day prior to an
annual primary election, the governor shall make a temporary appointment
to fill such vacancy until the third day of January in the next calendar

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03781-01-3

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