senate Bill S3562A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 21, 2018 print number 3562a
Mar 21, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 03, 2018 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Mar 13, 2017 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 24, 2017 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Co-Sponsors

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S3562 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9925
Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
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: S1103, A779

S3562 - 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.

S3562 - Sponsor Memo

S3562 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3562

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. STEWART-COUSINS, ADDABBO, COMRIE, DILAN, GIANARIS,
  HOYLMAN, KRUEGER, LATIMER, PERSAUD, SQUADRON, STAVISKY --  read  twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs

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;  to
  amend  the  election law, in relation to canvass and audit of returns;
  and to amend chapter 87 of the laws of 2015 relating to the conducting
  of the presidential primary, in relation to making certain  provisions
  permanent

  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

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

Co-Sponsors

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S3562A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9925
Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
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: S1103, A779

S3562A (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.

S3562A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3562A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3562--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. STEWART-COUSINS, ADDABBO, ALCANTARA, BROOKS, COMRIE,
  DILAN, GIANARIS, HOYLMAN, KAVANAGH, KRUEGER, PERSAUD, STAVISKY -- read
  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
  Committee on Veterans,  Homeland  Security  and  Military  Affairs  --
  recommitted  to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Mili-
  tary Affairs in accordance with Senate Rule 6,  sec.  8  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

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

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

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