senate Bill S5258

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to determining how candidates are placed on a ballot for separate elections of males and females

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Current Bill Status Via A280 - 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.173
Aug 09, 2017 delivered to governor
May 22, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.684
substituted for s5258
May 22, 2017 substituted by a280
May 03, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 02, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 01, 2017 1st report cal.684
Mar 17, 2017 referred to elections

S5258 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A280
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง7-116, El L

S5258 - Summary

Relates to determining how candidates are placed on a ballot for separate elections of males and females.

S5258 - Sponsor Memo

S5258 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5258

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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 determining how  candi-
  dates  are  placed  on  a  ballot  for separate elections of males and
  females

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

  Section  1.  Section  7-116 of the election law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7. WHENEVER A COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS OR THE BOARD OF  ELECTIONS  IN
THE  CITY  OF NEW YORK MUST CONDUCT A PRIMARY ELECTION IN THE RESPECTIVE
COUNTY OR THE CITY OF NEW YORK IN WHICH SEPARATE CONTESTS FOR BOTH  MALE
AND FEMALE CANDIDATES FOR THE SAME PARTY POSITION ARE TO BE PRINTED UPON
THE  BALLOTS,  THE  RESPECTIVE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS OR THE BOARD OF
ELECTIONS IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK SHALL  DETERMINE  BY  LOT  WHETHER  TO
FIRST  PRINT  THE CONTEST FOR THE MALE CANDIDATES OR THE CONTEST FOR THE
FEMALE CANDIDATES. AFTER SUCH DETERMINATION, THE  SAME  ORDER  SHALL  BE
USED  FOR  ALL  BALLOTS PRINTED BY THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS FOR THE ENTIRE
COUNTY OR CITY OF  NEW  YORK  AND  FOR  ALL  CONTESTS  WHERE  THERE  ARE
ELECTIONS  SEPARATED  BY  MALE  AND FEMALE CANDIDATES FOR THE SAME PARTY
POSITION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01302-01-7

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