senate Bill S5478

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote

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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
Nov 07, 2016 signed chap.421
Nov 02, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 08, 2016 ordered to third reading rules cal.44
substituted for a6044
May 17, 2016 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 16, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.844
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 06, 2016 referred to elections
May 14, 2015 referred to elections

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S5478 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6044
Law Section:
Elections
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2, Chap 19 of 2014

S5478 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote; makes such provisions permanent.

S5478 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5478 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5478

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend chapter 19 of the laws of 2014 amending the election law
  relating to enacting the agreement among the states to elect the pres-
  ident by national popular vote, in relation to making such  provisions
  permanent

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

  Section 1. Section 2 of chapter 19 of the laws of  2014  amending  the
election  law  relating  to  enacting  the agreement among the states to
elect the president by national popular vote,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately; provided that the commis-
sioner of the state board of elections shall notify the legislative bill
drafting commission upon the occurrence of the adoption of the agreement
among  the states to elect the president by national popular vote by two
or more states in order that the commission may maintain an accurate and
timely effective data base of the official text of the laws of the state
of New York in furtherance of effecting the provisions of section 44  of
the  legislative  law  and  section  70-b  of  the public officers law[;
provided, however, that this act shall expire  and  be  deemed  repealed
December  31,  2018  if the states cumulatively possessing a majority of
the electoral votes have not enacted the  provisions  of  the  agreement
among  the  states  to elect the president by national popular vote, and
provided that the commissioner of the state  board  of  elections  shall
notify the legislative bill drafting commission of such expiration].
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07372-01-5

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