senate Bill S6789

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the use of pasters, stickers and labels on ballots; repealer

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Mar 11, 2014 referred to elections

S6789 - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§8-308 & 17-134, rpld §7-126, El L

S6789 - Summary

Prohibits the use of pasters, stickers and labels on ballots.

S6789 - Sponsor Memo

S6789 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6789

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- 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 prohibiting the use of
  pasters, stickers and labels on ballots; and to repeal  section  7-126
  of the election law relating to the use of pasters

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 8-308  of  the  election  law,  as
added by chapter 156 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows:
  4. A write-in ballot may also be cast by the use of a name stamp.  THE
USE OF NAME STICKERS, LABELS OR PASTERS IS PROHIBITED.
  S 2. Section 17-134 of the election law is amended to read as follows:
  S 17-134. Unlawful use of pasters. An election officer or other person
who  uses  a  paster,  STICKER  OR LABEL upon an official ballot, at any
election, [except as authorized and in the manner provided by this chap-
ter,] is guilty of a felony.
  S 3. Section 7-126 of the election law is REPEALED.
  S 4. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14114-02-4

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