senate Bill S5958

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the conducting of a presidential primary, provides for the election of delegates to a national party convention or a national party conference in the year 2016

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 23, 2015 signed chap.87
Jul 14, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 24, 2015 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.740
substituted for a8310
Jun 18, 2015 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1870
Jun 14, 2015 referred to rules

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S5958 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8310
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd El L, generally

S5958 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the conducting of a presidential primary; provides for the election of delegates to a national party convention or a national party conference in the year 2016 and the "presidential" and "fall" primary in such year; relates to electing delegates to a national party convention.

S5958 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5958 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5958

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FUNKE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to the conducting  of  the
  presidential  primary,  to  provide for the election of delegates to a
  national party convention or a national party conference in 2016,  and
  the  "Presidential"  and  "Fall"  primary  in  such year; to amend the
  election law, in relation to electing delegates to  a  national  party
  convention; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expi-
  ration thereof

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1  of  section  8-100  of  the
election  law,  as amended by chapter 17 of the laws of 2007, is amended
to read as follows:
  (a) A primary election, to be known as the fall primary, shall be held
on the first Tuesday after the second Monday in September  before  every
general  election unless otherwise changed by an act of the legislature.
MEMBERS OF STATE AND COUNTY COMMITTEES AND ASSEMBLY DISTRICT LEADERS AND
ASSOCIATE ASSEMBLY DISTRICT LEADERS AND ALL OTHER PARTY POSITIONS TO  BE
ELECTED  SHALL  BE  ELECTED  AT THE FALL PRIMARY AND ALL NOMINATIONS FOR
STATE AND LOCAL PUBLIC OFFICE REQUIRED TO BE MADE AT A PRIMARY  ELECTION
IN  SUCH  YEAR SHALL BE MADE AT THE FALL PRIMARY. In [each] THE year TWO
THOUSAND SIXTEEN in which electors of president and  vice  president  of
the  United States are to be elected, an additional primary election, to
be known as the [spring] PRESIDENTIAL primary, shall  be  held  on  [the
first  Tuesday  in  February]  APRIL  NINETEENTH,  TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN,
unless otherwise changed by an act of the legislature, for  the  purpose
of  electing  delegates  AND ALTERNATE DELEGATES to the national conven-
tion[, members of state and  county  committees  and  assembly  district
leaders and associate assembly district leaders].

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11003-05-5

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