senate Bill S6452A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

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

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 27, 2016 print number 6452a
Jan 27, 2016 amend (t) and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 13, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Co-Sponsors

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S6452 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9108
Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd El L, generally; amd §42, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6204
2017-2018: S3562
2019-2020: S1103

S6452 - 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.

S6452 - Sponsor Memo

S6452 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6452

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  STEWART-COUSINS, LATIMER, ADDABBO, COMRIE, DILAN,
  GIANARIS, HOYLMAN, KRUEGER, PERSAUD, SQUADRON, STAVISKY -- read  twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs

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; to
  amend the election law, in relation to date of primary elections;  and
  to  amend chapter 87 of the laws of 2015 relating to the conducting of
  the presidential primary, in relation  to  making  certain  provisions
  permanent

  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  OR  NOMINATION,  CERTIFICATES  OF
ACCEPTANCE  OR  DECLINATION OF SUCH DESIGNATIONS OR NOMINATIONS, CERTIF-
ICATES OF AUTHORIZATION FOR SUCH DESIGNATIONS  OR  NOMINATIONS,  CERTIF-
ICATES OF DISQUALIFICATION, CERTIFICATES OF SUBSTITUTION FOR SUCH DESIG-
NATIONS  OR  NOMINATIONS AND OBJECTIONS AND SPECIFICATIONS OF OBJECTIONS
TO SUCH CERTIFICATES AND PETITIONS REQUIRED TO BE FILED WITH  THE  STATE
BOARD  OF  ELECTIONS  OR A BOARD OF ELECTIONS OUTSIDE OF THE CITY OF NEW
YORK SHALL BE DEEMED TIMELY FILED AND ACCEPTED FOR  FILING  IF  SENT  BY
MAIL OR OVERNIGHT DELIVERY SERVICE PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS
SECTION, AND RECEIVED NO LATER THAN TWO BUSINESS DAYS AFTER THE LAST DAY

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

Co-Sponsors

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S6452A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9108
Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd El L, generally; amd §42, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6204
2017-2018: S3562
2019-2020: S1103

S6452A (ACTIVE) - 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.

S6452A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6452A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6452--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  STEWART-COUSINS, LATIMER, ADDABBO, COMRIE, DILAN,
  GIANARIS, HOYLMAN, KRUEGER, PERSAUD, SQUADRON, STAVISKY -- read  twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on  Veterans,  Homeland  Security  and  Military  Affairs -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

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 and in relation to  date
  of  primary  elections;  and  to  amend  the  public  officers law, in
  relation to filling vacancies in elective offices

  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  OR  NOMINATION, CERTIFICATES OF
ACCEPTANCE OR DECLINATION OF SUCH DESIGNATIONS OR  NOMINATIONS,  CERTIF-
ICATES  OF  AUTHORIZATION  FOR SUCH DESIGNATIONS OR NOMINATIONS, CERTIF-
ICATES OF DISQUALIFICATION, CERTIFICATES OF SUBSTITUTION FOR SUCH DESIG-
NATIONS OR NOMINATIONS AND OBJECTIONS AND SPECIFICATIONS  OF  OBJECTIONS
TO  SUCH  CERTIFICATES AND PETITIONS REQUIRED TO BE FILED WITH THE STATE
BOARD OF ELECTIONS OR A BOARD OF ELECTIONS OUTSIDE OF THE  CITY  OF  NEW
YORK  SHALL  BE  DEEMED  TIMELY FILED AND ACCEPTED FOR FILING IF SENT BY
MAIL OR DESIGNATED DELIVERY SERVICE PERMITTED BY  SUBDIVISION  THREE  OF
THIS  SECTION,  IN  AN ENVELOPE POSTMARKED PRIOR TO MIDNIGHT OF THE LAST
DAY OF FILING AND RECEIVED NO LATER THAN TWO  BUSINESS  DAYS  AFTER  THE

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

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