senate Bill S3553A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the requirements in absentee ballot applications for village elections to conform to state board of election absentee ballot requirements

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status -


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

do you support this legislation?

You must fill out the form below in order to support or oppose this bill. X

You must login or fill out the fields below for the senator to have an accurate account of the support or opposition to this bill.

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.
Use this box to enter a message to your senator.

Actions

view actions (15)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 11, 2014 signed chap.289
Aug 01, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 12, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.225
substituted for a5065a
May 21, 2014 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 14, 2014 amended on third reading 3553a
Mar 26, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 25, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 24, 2014 1st report cal.323
Jan 08, 2014 referred to elections
Feb 05, 2013 referred to elections

Votes

view votes

Mar 24, 2014 - Elections committee Vote

S3553
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show committee vote details

Committee Vote: Mar 24, 2014

aye wr (3)

Co-Sponsors

S3553 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5065A
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §15-120, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1557, A3685
2009-2010: S3251B, A4232C

S3553 - Summary

Provides for the requirements in absentee ballot applications for village elections to conform to state board of election absentee ballot requirements.

S3553 - Sponsor Memo

S3553 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3553

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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  absentee  voting  at
  village elections

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

  Section 1. Section 15-120 of the election law, paragraph (b) of subdi-
vision 1 and subdivision 8 as amended by chapter  373  of  the  laws  of
1978,  subdivision  2  as  amended  by  chapter 279 of the laws of 1983,
subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 333 of the laws  of  1983,  subdivi-
sions  4 and 5 as amended by chapter 84 of the laws of 1986 and subdivi-
sion 6 as amended by chapter 216 of the laws of 1982, is amended to read
as follows:
  S 15-120. Absentee voting at village elections. 1. A qualified  [elec-
tor] VOTER of a village may vote as an absentee voter under this section
if  during  all  the  hours of voting on the day of a general or special
village election he OR SHE will be:
  [(a) Unavoidably absent from the county  in  which  his  residence  is
located because:
  i. he is a member of the armed forces of the United States of America;
or
  ii. he is a student matriculated at an institution of learning located
outside such county; or
  iii. he is a patient at a veterans administration hospital; or
  iv.  his  duties,  occupation or business require him to be so absent,
provided, however, such absence is not caused by the fact that his regu-
lar and daily place of business is located outside of said county.
  (b) Absent from the county in which his residence is  located  because
he is on vacation outside said county.
  (c)  He  is  the  spouse,  parent or child of, and resides in the same
household with, a person qualified under any of the foregoing paragraphs

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04494-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S3553A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5065A
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §15-120, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1557, A3685
2009-2010: S3251B, A4232C

S3553A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the requirements in absentee ballot applications for village elections to conform to state board of election absentee ballot requirements.

S3553A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3553A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3553--A
    Cal. No. 323

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  CARLUCCI, AVELLA, DILAN, PERKINS, SAMPSON -- 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 -- 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 election law, in  relation  to  absentee  voting  at
  village elections

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

  Section 1. Section 15-120 of the election law, paragraph (b) of subdi-
vision 1 and subdivision 8 as amended by chapter  373  of  the  laws  of
1978,  subdivision  2  as  amended  by  chapter 279 of the laws of 1983,
subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 333 of the laws  of  1983,  subdivi-
sions  4 and 5 as amended by chapter 84 of the laws of 1986 and subdivi-
sion 6 as amended by chapter 216 of the laws of 1982, is amended to read
as follows:
  S 15-120. Absentee voting at village elections. 1. A qualified  [elec-
tor] VOTER of a village may vote as an absentee voter under this section
if  during  all  the  hours of voting on the day of a general or special
village election he OR SHE will be:
  [(a) Unavoidably absent from the county  in  which  his  residence  is
located because:
  i. he is a member of the armed forces of the United States of America;
or
  ii. he is a student matriculated at an institution of learning located
outside such county; or
  iii. he is a patient at a veterans administration hospital; or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04494-02-4

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.