|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2014||committed to rules|
|Feb 26, 2014||advanced to third reading|
|Feb 11, 2014||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 10, 2014||1st report cal.156|
|Jan 31, 2014||referred to elections|
senate Bill S6519
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6519 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Election Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd El L, generally; amd §42, Pub Off L
- Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6519 - Summary
Amends deadlines to facilitate timely transmission of ballots to overseas military voters for primary and general elections.
S6519 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6519 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to amend- ing certain deadlines to facilitate the timely transmission of ballots to military voters stationed overseas; and to amend the public officers law, in relation to filling vacancies in elective offices Purpose: Provides for changes in the election law to allow for compliance with the federal Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment (MOVE) Act. Summary of Provisions: Various sections of the election law are changed to provide adequate time for the sending of ballots to military and overseas voters. These provisions include the following: Moves the primary election for federal, state, and local offices to the third Tuesday in August; Moves the certification of local ballot proposals to three months before the election; Provides for the certification of candidates for the ballot at least fifty-four days before the election, in the case of the state board of
S6519 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6519 I N S E N A T E January 31, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sen. O'MARA -- 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 amending certain dead- lines to facilitate the timely transmission of ballots to military voters stationed overseas; and to amend the public officers law, in relation to filling vacancies in elective offices THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph b of subdivision 1 of section 4-108 of the election law, as amended by chapter 117 of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as follows: b. Whenever any proposal, proposition or referendum as provided by law is to be submitted to a vote of the people of a county, city, town, village or special district, at an election conducted by the board of elections, the clerk of such political subdivision, at least [thirty-six days] THREE MONTHS prior to the election at which such proposal, propo- sition or referendum is to be submitted, shall transmit to each board of elections a certified copy of the text of such proposal, proposition or referendum and a statement of the form in which it is to be submitted. If a special election is to be held, such transmittal shall also give the date of such election. S 2. Section 4-110 of the election law, as amended by chapter 434 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows: S 4-110. Certification of primary election candidates; state board of elections. The state board of elections not later than [thirty-six] FIFTY-FOUR days before a primary election, shall certify to each county board of elections: The name and residence of each candidate to be voted for within the political subdivision of such board for whom a desig- nation has been filed with the state board; the title of the office or position for which the candidate is designated; the name of the party upon whose primary ballot his name is to be placed; and the order in which the names of the candidates are to be printed as determined by the state board. Where an office or position is uncontested, such certif- ication shall state such fact. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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