assembly Bill A3874B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes ballot by mail by removing cause for absentee ballot voting

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2016 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 12, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.588
May 10, 2016 reported
Apr 12, 2016 reported referred to judiciary
Feb 05, 2016 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 13, 2016 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 06, 2016 referred to election law
Jun 19, 2015 opinion referred to judiciary
Jun 03, 2015 reported referred to judiciary
May 27, 2015 to attorney-general for opinion
May 22, 2015 print number 3874b
May 22, 2015 amend and recommit to election law
May 15, 2015 print number 3874a
May 15, 2015 amend (t) and recommit to election law
Feb 20, 2015 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 30, 2015 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 27, 2015 referred to election law

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A3874 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4456
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 2 §2, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5099
2011-2012: A5202
2013-2014: A4526
2017-2018: A7363, A7623, A8200, S840
2019-2020: A778, A1276, S871, S1049

A3874 - Summary

Authorizes ballot by mail by removing cause for absentee ballot voting.

A3874 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3874

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BRENNAN, LUPARDO, LAVINE, GOTTFRIED, PAULIN,
  AUBRY, SIMOTAS -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. MAGEE, PERRY --  read
  once and referred to the Committee on Election Law

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to section 2 of article 2 of the constitution, in
  relation to early voting

  Section  1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section 2 of article
2 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  S 2. The legislature may, by general law, provide a manner  in  which,
and the time and place at which, qualified voters who, on the occurrence
of  any  election, [may be absent from the county of their residence or,
if residents of the city of New  York,  from  the  city,  and  qualified
voters  who,  on the occurrence of any election, may be unable to appear
personally at the polling place because of illness or physical disabili-
ty, may vote and for the return and canvass of their  votes]  CHOOSE  TO
VOTE BY MAIL MAY DO SO.
  S  2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment be
referred to the first regular legislative session  convening  after  the
next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD89017-01-5

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A3874A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4456
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 2 §2, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5099
2011-2012: A5202
2013-2014: A4526
2017-2018: A7363, A7623, A8200, S840
2019-2020: A778, A1276, S871, S1049

A3874A - Summary

Authorizes ballot by mail by removing cause for absentee ballot voting.

A3874A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3874--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BRENNAN, LUPARDO, LAVINE, GOTTFRIED, PAULIN,
  AUBRY, SIMOTAS -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. MAGEE, PERRY --  read
  once  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Election Law -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to section 2 of article 2 of the constitution, in
  relation to authorizing ballot by mail by removing cause for  absentee
  ballot voting

  Section  1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section 2 of article
2 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  S 2. The legislature may, by general law, provide a manner  in  which,
and the time and place at which, qualified voters who, on the occurrence
of  any  election, [may be absent from the county of their residence or,
if residents of the city of New  York,  from  the  city,  and  qualified
voters  who,  on the occurrence of any election, may be unable to appear
personally at the polling place because of illness or physical disabili-
ty, may vote and for the return and canvass of  their  votes]  ELECT  TO
VOTE BY MAIL MAY DO SO.
  S  2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment be
referred to the first regular legislative session  convening  after  the
next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD89017-02-5

Co-Sponsors

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A3874B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4456
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 2 §2, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5099
2011-2012: A5202
2013-2014: A4526
2017-2018: A7363, A7623, A8200, S840
2019-2020: A778, A1276, S871, S1049

A3874B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes ballot by mail by removing cause for absentee ballot voting.

A3874B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3874--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BRENNAN, LUPARDO, LAVINE, GOTTFRIED, PAULIN,
  AUBRY, SIMOTAS -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. MAGEE, PERRY --  read
  once  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Election Law -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee -- again reported from said  committee  with  amend-
  ments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to section 2 of article 2 of the constitution, in
  relation  to authorizing ballot by mail by removing cause for absentee
  ballot voting

  Section 1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section 2 of  article
2 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  S  2.  The legislature may, by general law, provide a manner in which,
and the time and place at which, qualified voters [who,  on  the  occur-
rence  of any election, may be absent from the county of their residence
or, if residents of the city of New York, from the city,  and  qualified
voters  who,  on the occurrence of any election, may be unable to appear
personally at the polling place because of illness or physical disabili-
ty,] may vote and for the return and  canvass  of  their  votes  IN  ANY
ELECTION.
  S  2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment be
referred to the first regular legislative session  convening  after  the
next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD89017-04-5

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