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|Jan 05, 2018||referred to elections|
senate Bill S7264
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee
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S7264 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7264 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7264 SPONSOR: VALESKY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to establishing uniform hours during which the polls are open during prima- ry elections PURPOSE: This legislation establishes that primary election day polling places be open statewide from 6:00 a.m. till 9:00 p.m. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 - Amend § 8-100 of the election, to establish that polling places across the state are open from 6am until 9pm on primary election day. Section 2 - Effective Date.
S7264 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7264 I N S E N A T E January 5, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. VALESKY -- 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 establishing uniform hours during which the polls are open during primary elections THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 8-100 of the election law, as amended by chapter 367 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows: 2. Polls shall be open for voting during the following hours: a prima- ry election from [twelve o'clock noon until nine o'clock in the evening, except in the city of New York and the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Putnam, Dutchess and Erie, and in such city or county from] six o'clock in the morning until nine o'clock in the evening; the general election from six o'clock in the morning until nine o'clock in the evening; a special election called by the governor pursuant to the public officers law, and, except as otherwise provided by law, every other election, from six o'clock in the morning until nine o'clock in the evening. § 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2019. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD14115-02-8
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