senate Bill S5519A

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Refers to delivery by mail service with respect to secretary of treasury of United States and state board of elections and designations

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 25, 2015 signed chap.255
Sep 15, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2015 returned to assembly
passed senate
substituted for s5519a
Jun 18, 2015 substituted by a5926
Jun 03, 2015 advanced to third reading
Jun 02, 2015 2nd report cal.
Jun 01, 2015 1st report cal.1123
May 28, 2015 print number 5519a
May 28, 2015 amend and recommit to elections
May 14, 2015 referred to elections

S5519 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5926
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1-106 & 5-210, El L

S5519 - Summary

Provides that references in election law to "United States mail" and related terms shall include any delivery service designated by the secretary of the treasury of the United States unless the state board of elections finds that such delivery service is inadequate.

S5519 - Sponsor Memo

S5519 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5519

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- 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 filing of papers

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

  Section  1.  Section  1-106 of the election law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3. (A) ANY REFERENCE IN THIS CHAPTER TO THE UNITED STATES  MAIL  SHALL
BE TREATED AS ALSO INCLUDING FEDERAL EXPRESS PRIORITY OVERNIGHT, FEDERAL
EXPRESS  STANDARD OVERNIGHT, FEDERAL EXPRESS SECOND DAY, FEDERAL EXPRESS
INTERNATIONAL PRIORITY,  FEDERAL  EXPRESS  INTERNATIONAL  FIRST,  UNITED
PARCEL  SERVICE  NEXT DAY AIR, UNITED PARCEL SERVICE NEXT DAY AIR SAVER,
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE SECOND DAY AIR, UNITED PARCEL SERVICE  SECOND  DAY
AIR A.M., UNITED PARCEL SERVICE WORLDWIDE PLUS AND UNITED PARCEL SERVICE
WORLDWIDE  EXPRESS  AND  ANY  OTHER  DELIVERY  SERVICE DESIGNATED BY THE
SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY OF  THE  UNITED  STATES  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION
SEVENTY-FIVE HUNDRED TWO OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, AND ANY REFERENCE
IN  THIS  CHAPTER  TO A POSTMARK OR A POSTMARK BY THE UNITED STATES MAIL
SHALL BE TREATED AS INCLUDING A REFERENCE TO ANY DATE RECORDED OR MARKED
IN THE MANNER DESCRIBED IN  SECTION  SEVENTY-FIVE  HUNDRED  TWO  OF  THE
INTERNAL  REVENUE  CODE  BY  A DESIGNATED DELIVERY SERVICE. IF THE STATE
BOARD OF ELECTIONS FINDS THAT ANY DELIVERY SERVICE  DESIGNATED  BY  SUCH
SECRETARY  IS  INADEQUATE FOR THE NEEDS OF THE STATE, THE STATE BOARD OF
ELECTIONS MAY WITHDRAW SUCH DESIGNATION FOR PURPOSES  OF  THIS  ARTICLE.
THE  STATE  BOARD  OF  ELECTIONS  MAY ALSO DESIGNATE ADDITIONAL DELIVERY
SERVICES MEETING THE CRITERIA OF SECTION SEVENTY-FIVE HUNDRED TWO OF THE
INTERNAL REVENUE CODE FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, OR MAY WITHDRAW  ANY
SUCH  DESIGNATION  IF THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS FINDS THAT A DELIVERY
SERVICE SO DESIGNATED IS INADEQUATE FOR THE  NEEDS  OF  THE  STATE.  ANY
REFERENCE  IN  THIS  TITLE TO THE UNITED STATES MAIL SHALL BE TREATED AS
INCLUDING A REFERENCE TO ANY DELIVERY SERVICE DESIGNATED  BY  THE  STATE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11141-01-5

S5519A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5926
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1-106 & 5-210, El L

S5519A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that references in election law to "United States mail" and related terms shall include any delivery service designated by the secretary of the treasury of the United States unless the state board of elections finds that such delivery service is inadequate.

S5519A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5519A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5519--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Elections  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to filing of papers

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

  Section 1. Section 1-106 of the election law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3.  (A)  ANY REFERENCE IN THIS CHAPTER TO THE UNITED STATES MAIL SHALL
BE TREATED AS INCLUDING A REFERENCE TO ANY DELIVERY  SERVICE  DESIGNATED
BY  THE  SECRETARY  OF  THE  TREASURY  OF  THE UNITED STATES PURSUANT TO
SECTION SEVENTY-FIVE HUNDRED TWO OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE  CODE  AND  ANY
REFERENCE  IN  THIS  CHAPTER  TO  A POSTMARK OR A POSTMARK BY THE UNITED
STATES MAIL SHALL BE TREATED  AS  INCLUDING  A  REFERENCE  TO  ANY  DATE
RECORDED  OR  MARKED  IN  THE  MANNER  DESCRIBED IN SECTION SEVENTY-FIVE
HUNDRED TWO OF THE  INTERNAL  REVENUE  CODE  BY  A  DESIGNATED  DELIVERY
SERVICE. IF THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS FINDS THAT ANY DELIVERY SERVICE
DESIGNATED  BY  SUCH SECRETARY IS INADEQUATE FOR THE NEEDS OF THE STATE,
THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS MAY WITHDRAW SUCH DESIGNATION FOR  PURPOSES
OF  THIS  ARTICLE. THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS MAY ALSO DESIGNATE ADDI-
TIONAL DELIVERY SERVICES MEETING THE CRITERIA  OF  SECTION  SEVENTY-FIVE
HUNDRED  TWO  OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE,
OR MAY WITHDRAW ANY SUCH DESIGNATION IF THE  STATE  BOARD  OF  ELECTIONS
FINDS  THAT A DELIVERY SERVICE SO DESIGNATED IS INADEQUATE FOR THE NEEDS
OF THE STATE. ANY REFERENCE IN THIS CHAPTER TO THE  UNITED  STATES  MAIL
SHALL BE TREATED AS INCLUDING A REFERENCE TO ANY DELIVERY SERVICE DESIG-
NATED  BY THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND ANY REFERENCE IN THIS CHAPTER
TO A POSTMARK BY THE UNITED STATES MAIL SHALL BE TREATED AS INCLUDING  A
REFERENCE  TO  ANY  DATE  RECORDED  OR MARKED IN THE MANNER DESCRIBED IN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11141-02-5

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