senate Bill S432

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides residency of a person at the time of filing certain petitions shall be presumed to be the residence address of such person

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

S432 - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6-122, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1329
2009-2010: S1429

S432 - Summary

Provides residency of a person at the time of filing a designating or nominating petition or a certificate of designation, nomination or substitution shall be presumed to be the residence address of such person at the time of commencement of the term of his or her office or position.

S432 - Sponsor Memo

S432 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   432

                       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   eligibility
  restrictions for designation or nomination

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

  Section 1. Section 6-122 of the election law, as  amended  by  chapter
511 of the laws of 1993, is amended to read as follows:
  S  6-122.  Designation or nomination; eligibility, restrictions.  1. A
person shall not be designated or nominated for a public office or party
position who (1) is not a citizen of the state of New York; (2) is inel-
igible to be elected to such office or position; or (3) who, if  elected
will not at the time of commencement of the term of such office or posi-
tion,  meet  the  constitutional or statutory qualifications thereof or,
with respect to judicial office, who will not meet  such  qualifications
within thirty days of the commencement of the term of such office.
  2.  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE RESIDENCE ADDRESS OF A
PERSON, AT THE TIME OF FILING OF A DESIGNATING OR NOMINATING PETITION OR
A CERTIFICATE OF DESIGNATION, NOMINATION OR SUBSTITUTION AND NAMED AS  A
CANDIDATE  FOR  PUBLIC  OFFICE  OR  PARTY  POSITION  IN SUCH PETITION OR
CERTIFICATE, SHALL BE PRESUMED TO  BE  THE  RESIDENCE  ADDRESS  OF  SUCH
PERSON  AT  THE TIME OF COMMENCEMENT OF THE TERM OF SUCH OFFICE OR POSI-
TION.
  3. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, IN THE EVENT A  PERSON,  WHO  WAS
QUALIFIED  PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISIONS ONE AND TWO OF THIS SECTION, CHANGES
HIS OR HER RESIDENCE SUBSEQUENT TO THE FILING OF A PETITION  OR  CERTIF-
ICATE,  AS  DESCRIBED  IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION, THE NEW RESI-
DENCE ADDRESS SHALL THEN BE PRESUMED TO BE THE RESIDENCE ADDRESS OF SUCH
PERSON AT THE TIME OF COMMENCEMENT OF THE TERM OF PUBLIC OFFICE OR PARTY
POSITION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of December next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

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