senate Bill S429

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires a person to be a resident of the local subdivision for which such person seeks office at the time of filing, designating or nominating petitions

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 09, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

S429 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3, Pub Off L; add §§6-170 & 6-214, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1320, A5894, A5896
2009-2010: S5176, A1058, A656A

S429 - Summary

Requires a person to be a resident of the local subdivision for which such person seeks office at the time of filing designating or nominating petitions.

S429 - Sponsor Memo

S429 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 9, 2013

Introduced  by  Sen.  DILAN  -- 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  and  the  election  law,  in
  relation  to  residency requirement for local government elected offi-


  Section  1.  Subdivision 1 of section 3 of the public officers law, as
amended by chapter 44 of the  laws  of  1982,  is  amended  to  read  as
  1. No person shall be capable of holding a civil office who shall not,
at  the time he OR SHE shall be chosen thereto, have attained the age of
eighteen years, except that in the case of youth boards,  youth  commis-
sions  or recreation commissions only, members of such boards or commis-
sions may be under the age of eighteen years, but must have attained the
age of sixteen years on or before appointment to such youth board, youth
commission or recreation commission, be a citizen of the United  States,
a  resident  of the state, and if it be a local office, BE a resident of
the political subdivision or municipal  corporation  of  the  state  for
which  he  OR SHE shall be chosen, or within which the electors electing
him OR HER reside, or within which his OR  HER  official  functions  are
required  to  be  exercised  AT  THE  TIME HE OR SHE SHALL BE OFFICIALLY
DESIGNATED OR NOMINATED, or who shall have been or shall be convicted of
a violation of the selective draft act of the United States, enacted May
eighteenth, nineteen  hundred  seventeen,  or  the  acts  amendatory  or
supplemental  thereto,  or of the federal selective training and service
act of nineteen hundred forty or the acts amendatory thereof or  supple-
mental thereto.

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


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