senate Bill S7264

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides that primary elections shall be conducted between 6:00 A.M. and 9:00 P.M.

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Jan 05, 2018 referred to elections


S7264 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8-100, El L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:

S7264 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that primary elections shall be conducted between 6:00 A.M. and 9:00 P.M.

S7264 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7264 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            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


  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
  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.


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