assembly Bill A8198

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to primary elections and the timely transmission of ballots to military voters stationed overseas

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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 13, 2014 referred to elections
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.2
rules report cal.2
reported
reported referred to rules
Jan 08, 2014 referred to election law
Oct 21, 2013 referred to election law

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A8198 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6204
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd El L, generally; amd §42, Pub Off L

A8198 - Summary

Relates to primary elections and amends certain deadlines to facilitate the timely transmission of ballots to military voters stationed overseas; relates to filling vacancies in elective offices; relates to the date of primary elections; and provides for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof.

A8198 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8198

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            October 21, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. SILVER, CUSICK, FARRELL, MORELLE, WRIGHT, GOTT-
  FRIED,  GALEF,  AUBRY,  DINOWITZ,  MILLMAN,  CAHILL,  MARKEY,  PAULIN,
  O'DONNELL,  HEVESI,  JAFFEE,  DenDEKKER,  ABINANTI,  BRONSON, SIMOTAS,
  BRINDISI, SIMANOWITZ, MOSLEY, SKOUFIS, MAYER, McDONALD,  ROZIC,  ROSA,
  STIRPE,  FAHY,  SEPULVEDA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BENEDETTO,
  BRAUNSTEIN, BUCHWALD, COOK,  KAVANAGH,  KELLNER,  LAVINE,  MAGNARELLI,
  MILLER,  MOYA,  NOLAN,  OTIS,  RODRIGUEZ,  RYAN, SCHIMEL, SCHIMMINGER,
  SWEENEY, THIELE, WEINSTEIN, WEISENBERG, ZEBROWSKI  --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Election Law

AN  ACT  to amend the election law, in relation to primary elections and
  amending certain deadlines to facilitate the  timely  transmission  of
  ballots  to  military  voters  stationed overseas; to amend the public
  officers law, in relation to filling vacancies  in  elective  offices;
  and  to  amend  the  election  law,  in  relation  to  date of primary
  elections

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section 1-106 of the election law, as
amended by chapter 700 of the laws  of  1977,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  All papers required to be filed pursuant to the provisions of this
chapter shall, unless otherwise provided, be filed between the hours  of
nine  A.M.  and  five  P.M.  If  the last day for filing shall fall on a
Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, the next business  day  shall  become
the  last  day  for filing. All papers sent by mail in an envelope post-
marked prior to midnight of the last day of filing shall be deemed time-
ly filed and accepted for filing when received, except THAT ALL  CERTIF-
ICATES  AND  PETITIONS  OF  DESIGNATION,  CERTIFICATES  OF ACCEPTANCE OR
DECLINATION OF SUCH DESIGNATIONS, CERTIFICATES OF AUTHORIZATION FOR SUCH
DESIGNATIONS, CERTIFICATES OF DISQUALIFICATION, CERTIFICATES OF  SUBSTI-
TUTION  FOR  SUCH  DESIGNATIONS  AND  OBJECTIONS  AND  SPECIFICATIONS OF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11845-07-3

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