assembly Bill A7623

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes ballot by mail by removing cause for absentee ballot voting

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 17, 2018 referred to judiciary
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 31, 2018 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 08, 2018 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.538
returned to assembly
died in senate
May 22, 2017 opinion referred to judiciary
May 17, 2017 referred to judiciary
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 11, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.363
May 09, 2017 reported
reported referred to judiciary
May 08, 2017 to attorney-general for opinion
May 05, 2017 referred to election law


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A7623 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 2 §2, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5099
2011-2012: A5202
2013-2014: A4526
2015-2016: A4456, A3874, S4456
2019-2020: A778, A1276, S871, S1049

A7623 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes ballot by mail by removing cause for absentee ballot voting.

A7623 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 5, 2017

  ZEBROWSKI -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. LUPINACCI, MAGEE, PERRY --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Election Law


proposing an amendment to section 2 of article 2 of the constitution, in
  relation  to authorizing ballot by mail by removing cause for absentee
  ballot voting

  Section 1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section 2 of  article
2 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  §  2.  The legislature may, by general law, provide a manner in which,
and the time and place at which, qualified voters [who,  on  the  occur-
rence  of any election, may be absent from the county of their residence
or, if residents of the city of New York, from the city,  and  qualified
voters  who,  on the occurrence of any election, may be unable to appear
personally at the polling place because of illness or physical disabili-
ty,] may vote and for the return and  canvass  of  their  votes  IN  ANY
  §  2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment be
referred to the first regular legislative session  convening  after  the
next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.

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


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