senate Bill S2786

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Removes the requirement of publishing a candidate's residence prior to an election

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 13, 2017 signed chap.310
Sep 01, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.345
substituted for a5588
May 22, 2017 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 08, 2017 advanced to third reading
Mar 07, 2017 2nd report cal.
Mar 06, 2017 1st report cal.316
Jan 17, 2017 referred to elections

Votes

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Mar 6, 2017 - Elections committee Vote

S2786
6
1
committee
6
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: Mar 6, 2017

nay (1)
aye wr (1)
excused (1)

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S2786 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5588
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4-122, El L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7509, A5236

S2786 - Summary

Removes the requirement of publishing a candidate's residence prior to an election.

S2786 - Sponsor Memo

S2786 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2786

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AKSHAR -- 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 publication  of  candi-
  dates to be voted upon at an election

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 4-122  of  the  election  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  359  of  the  laws  of 1989, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. The county board of elections shall  publish,  at  least  six  days
before  an election, a list containing the name [and residence] of every
candidate for public office to be voted for within its  jurisdiction  at
such election.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04276-01-7

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