assembly Bill A8393B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to voter notification of special elections

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2018 recommitted to rules
returned to senate
repassed assembly
Jun 14, 2018 amended on third reading 8393b
Jun 14, 2018 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to assembly
recalled from senate
referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 13, 2018 ordered to third reading rules cal.163
rules report cal.163
reported
Jun 06, 2018 reported referred to rules
Jun 04, 2018 print number 8393a
Jun 04, 2018 amend and recommit to election law
Jan 03, 2018 referred to election law
Jun 13, 2017 referred to election law

A8393 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6733
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4-120, El L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A837, S211

A8393 - Summary

Relates to voter notification of special elections; provides such notice be posted on the board of elections website at least two weeks prior to such election.

A8393 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8393

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Election Law

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to voter  notification  of
  special elections

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

  Section 1. Section 4-120 of the election law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4. IN ADDITION TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION,
THE  BOARD  OF ELECTIONS SHALL, NOT LATER THAN TEN NOR MORE THAN FIFTEEN
DAYS BEFORE A SPECIAL ELECTION, MAIL, BY FIRST CLASS MAIL, TO EACH VOTER
ELIGIBLE TO VOTE IN AN ELECTION DISTRICT AT  SUCH  SPECIAL  ELECTION,  A
NOTICE  SETTING  FORTH  THE DAY OF THE SPECIAL ELECTION, THE LOCATION OF
THE POLLING PLACE FOR SUCH SPECIAL ELECTION, AND THE PUBLIC OFFICERS  TO
BE VOTED FOR AT SUCH SPECIAL ELECTION. THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS SHALL ALSO
MAKE SUCH VOTER INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THEIR WEBSITE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11880-01-7

A8393A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6733
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4-120, El L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A837, S211

A8393A - Summary

Relates to voter notification of special elections; provides such notice be posted on the board of elections website at least two weeks prior to such election.

A8393A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8393--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Election Law -- recommitted to the Committee on  Election
  Law   in  accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to voter  notification  of
  special elections

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 4-120  of  the  election  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  359  of  the  laws  of 1989, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. The board of elections shall publish once in each of the two  weeks
preceding a general election, or a special or village election conducted
by  the board of elections, a notice specifying the day of the election,
and the public officers to be voted for within such county, or any  part
thereof  at  such  election.    THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, FOR AT LEAST TWO
WEEKS PRIOR TO ANY SPECIAL ELECTION, SHALL PROMINENTLY  DISPLAY  ON  ITS
WEBSITE  THE  DATE AND HOURS OF THE ELECTION, THE OFFICES TO BE VOTED ON
IN THE COUNTY, PART OF A COUNTY, OR THE CITY OF NEW YORK, AND A LINK  TO
ANY  POLL  SITE  INFORMATION OR POLL LOCATION TOOLS, WHERE AVAILABLE. If
constitutional amendments, or questions  are  to  be  submitted  to  the
voters of the state, the notice shall state that fact and that a copy of
each  such  amendment  or  question  may  be  obtained  at  the board of
elections, by any voter.  Such publication shall be  in  two  newspapers
published within the county. If the county contains a city or cities, at
least  one  of  such  newspapers  shall be published in the city, or the
largest city, if there be more than one.
  In the case of a village election, such publication shall be made in a
newspaper of general circulation in such village and  shall  include  an
abstract of any proposition to be voted upon at such election.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

A8393B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6733
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4-120, El L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A837, S211

A8393B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to voter notification of special elections; provides such notice be posted on the board of elections website at least two weeks prior to such election.

A8393B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8393--B
                                                           R. R. 163

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Election Law -- recommitted to the Committee on  Election
  Law   in  accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee -- reported and referred to the Committee  on  Rules
  -- ordered to a third reading, passed by Assembly and delivered to the
  Senate,  recalled  from  the  Senate, vote reconsidered, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the special order  of  third
  reading

AN  ACT  to amend the election law, in relation to voter notification of
  special elections

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section 4-120 of the election law, as
amended by chapter 359 of the laws  of  1989,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  The board of elections shall publish once in each of the two weeks
preceding a general election, or a special or village election conducted
by the board of elections, a notice specifying the day of the  election,
and  the public officers to be voted for within such county, or any part
thereof at such election.   THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS  SHALL,  AS  SOON  AS
PRACTICABLE,  BUT NOT LESS THAN TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO ANY SPECIAL ELECTION,
PROMINENTLY DISPLAY ON ITS WEBSITE THE DATE AND HOURS OF  THE  ELECTION,
THE  OFFICES TO BE VOTED ON IN THE COUNTY, PART OF A COUNTY, OR THE CITY
OF NEW YORK, AND A LINK TO ANY POLL SITE INFORMATION  OR  POLL  LOCATION
TOOLS,  WHERE  AVAILABLE. If constitutional amendments, or questions are
to be submitted to the voters of the state, the notice shall state  that
fact  and that a copy of each such amendment or question may be obtained
at the board of elections, by any voter.  Such publication shall  be  in
two  newspapers  published  within  the county. If the county contains a

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