senate Bill S424

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides early voting for a candidate in a general election no sooner than twenty days and no later than five days prior to election day at county board of elections

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to elections
Jan 09, 2013 referred to elections

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S424 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3567
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 8 Title 6 §§8-600 - 8-604, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1333, A4551
2009-2010: S1425, A1954

S424 - Summary

Provides to any person early voting for a candidate for public office in a general election to take place no sooner than twenty days and no later than five days prior to election day, and for a special election to take place no sooner than eight days and no later than two days prior to election day; and such voting shall take place at such person's county board of elections.

S424 - Sponsor Memo

S424 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   424

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DILAN  -- 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  providing  for  early
  voting

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

  Section 1. Article 8 of the election law is amended by  adding  a  new
title 6 to read as follows:
                                TITLE VI
                              EARLY VOTING
SECTION 8-600. EARLY VOTING PROCEDURES.
        8-602. APPLICATION FOR EARLY VOTING.
        8-604. STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS; POWERS AND DUTIES OF.
  S  8-600.  EARLY  VOTING PROCEDURES. 1. NO SOONER THAN TWENTY BUSINESS
DAYS AND NO LATER THAN FIVE BUSINESS DAYS PRIOR  TO  THE  FIRST  TUESDAY
FOLLOWING  THE FIRST MONDAY IN NOVEMBER OF EACH ELECTION YEAR, AS DESIG-
NATED ELECTION DAY, A PERSON MAY, UPON COMPLETION OF  A  FORMAL  WRITTEN
APPLICATION,  VOTE  FOR  A  CANDIDATE  FOR  PUBLIC  OFFICE  IN A GENERAL
ELECTION, AND SUCH EARLY  VOTING  PRACTICE  SHALL  TAKE  PLACE  AT  SUCH
PERSON'S COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS, OR AN ALTERNATIVE LOCATION AS OTHER-
WISE DESIGNATED BY THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, OR AS DESIGNATED BY AND
THROUGH A COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS UNDER THE POWERS GRANTED PURSUANT TO
THIS  SECTION  ON  OR  BEFORE  THE  EFFECTIVE  DATE OF THIS SECTION. FOR
PURPOSES OF A PRIMARY ELECTION, SUCH EARLY VOTING SHALL  TAKE  PLACE  NO
SOONER  THAN  TWENTY  BUSINESS DAYS AND NO LATER THAN FIVE BUSINESS DAYS
PRIOR TO SUCH ELECTION DAY.  FOR PURPOSES OF A  SPECIAL  ELECTION,  SUCH
EARLY  VOTING SHALL TAKE PLACE NO SOONER THAN EIGHT BUSINESS DAYS AND NO
LATER THAN TWO BUSINESS DAYS PRIOR TO SUCH ELECTION DAY.
  2. EACH COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS SHALL PUBLISH NOTICE  OF  THE  DATE,
TIME,  AND MANNER OF SUCH EARLY VOTING PRACTICE FOR GENERAL, PRIMARY AND

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

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