assembly Bill A9108

2015-2016 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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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 02, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 01, 2016 ordered to third reading rules cal.2
rules report cal.2
reported
reported referred to rules
Jan 27, 2016 referred to election law

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A9108 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6452
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

A9108 (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.

A9108 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9108

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CUSICK,  HEASTIE, FARRELL, GOTTFRIED, GALEF,
  DINOWITZ, CAHILL,  PAULIN,  O'DONNELL,  HEVESI,  DenDEKKER,  ABINANTI,
  BRONSON, SIMOTAS, BRINDISI, SIMANOWITZ, SKOUFIS, MAYER, ROZIC, STIRPE,
  FAHY,  SEPULVEDA, SCHIMEL, ROSENTHAL, WEPRIN, ORTIZ -- Multi-Sponsored
  by -- M. of A.   BENEDETTO,  BLAKE,  BRAUNSTEIN,  BUCHWALD,  KAMINSKY,
  KAVANAGH,  LENTOL, LIFTON, LUPARDO, MAGNARELLI, MILLER, MOSLEY, RODRI-
  GUEZ, SANTABARBARA,  SCHIMMINGER,  SIMON,  STECK,  THIELE,  WEINSTEIN,
  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 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

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

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