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|Jan 03, 2018||
referred to elections
|Jan 06, 2017||
referred to elections
Senate Bill S1166
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2017-S1166 (ACTIVE) - Details
2017-S1166 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1166 TITLE OF BILL : An act to repeal section 6-120 of the election law, in relation to restrictions on the designation and nomination of primary candidates PURPOSE : To repeal the state's "Wilson-Pakula" law in order to make party primary elections more competitive. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1. Repeals section 6-120 of the election law, which places restrictions on the designation and nomination of primary candidates. Section 2. Effective date. JUSTIFICATION : This legislation seeks to make primary elections more competitive by repealing the "Wilson-Pakula" law, while continuing to allow cross-party endorsements of candidates. Those seeking to obtain a cross-party endorsement would need to acquire a sufficient number of signatures from enrolled party members in order to appear on the
2017-S1166 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1166 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 6, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections AN ACT to repeal section 6-120 of the election law, in relation to restrictions on the designation and nomination of primary candidates THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 6-120 of the election law is REPEALED. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01948-01-7
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