assembly Bill A9925

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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May 03, 2018 advanced to third reading cal.847
May 01, 2018 reported
Mar 27, 2018 reported referred to ways and means
Feb 23, 2018 referred to election law

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A9925 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3562
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd El L, generally; amd §42, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6204
2015-2016: S6452
2019-2020: A779, S1103

A9925 (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.

A9925 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9925

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 23, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. LAVINE, BRONSON, PAULIN, DenDEKKER, GOTTFRIED,
  ORTIZ,  MAYER,  HEVESI,  DINOWITZ,  McDONALD,  SIMOTAS,  L. ROSENTHAL,
  STIRPE,  BRINDISI, ABINANTI, SEPULVEDA, BARRETT, SKOUFIS, FAHY, BRABE-
  NEC, GALEF, WEPRIN, ROZIC -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BENEDETTO,
  BLAKE, BRAUNSTEIN,  BUCHWALD,  LENTOL,  LIFTON,  LUPARDO,  MAGNARELLI,
  B. MILLER,  RODRIGUEZ,  SANTABARBARA, SIMON, THIELE, 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;  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 the election law, in relation to canvass and audit of returns

  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

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

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