senate Bill S1421

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to designating and nominating petitions

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A3422 - Signed by Governor

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 21, 2017 signed chap.176
Aug 09, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.2114
substituted for s1421
Jun 21, 2017 substituted by a3422
ordered to third reading cal.2114
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 09, 2017 referred to elections

S1421 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6-132, 6-140, 6-204, 6-206 & 15-108, El L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7933, A10419

S1421 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to designating and nominating petitions for state, local and village elections.

S1421 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1421 (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  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2017

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

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to designating  and  nomi-
  nating petitions


  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 6-132  of  the  election  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  235  of  the  laws  of 2000, is amended to read as
  1. Each sheet of a designating petition shall be  signed  in  ink  and
shall  contain  the  following information and shall be in substantially
the following form:
  I, the undersigned, do hereby state that I am a duly enrolled voter of
the.................... party and entitled to vote at the  next  primary
election  of  such  party,  to be held on..............., 20...; that my
place of residence is truly stated opposite my signature hereto,  and  I
do  hereby designate the following named person (or persons) as a candi-
date (or candidates) for the nomination of such party for public  office
or for election to a party position of such party.
                   Public Office
                   or party position         Place of Residence
 Names of          (INCLUDE DISTRICT NUMBER, (also post office address,
 candidates        IF APPLICABLE)            if not identical)
 ............      ................          .........................
 ............      ................          .........................
  I  do  hereby appoint .............................. (insert the names
and addresses of at least three persons, all of whom shall  be  enrolled
voters  of  said  party)  as a committee to fill vacancies in accordance
with the provisions of the election law.
  In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my  hand,  the  day  and  year
placed opposite my signature.

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


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