assembly Bill A10160

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to decreasing the number of signatures needed for designating petitions and independent nominations in counties with coronavirus 2019

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Mar 24, 2020 referred to election law

A10160 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8112
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6-136 & 6-142, El L

A10160 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Decreases the number of signatures needed for designating petitions and independent nominations by one-third for political subdivisions, wholly or in part, within a county in which one or more residents have been confirmed to be diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) for year two thousand twenty.

A10160 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10160

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 24, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. SAYEGH -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Election Law

AN  ACT  to amend the election law, in relation to decreasing the number
  of signatures needed for designating petitions and  independent  nomi-
  nations in counties with coronavirus 2019

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

  Section 1. Section 6-136 of the election law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6.  FOR DESIGNATING PETITIONS FOR POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS, WHOLLY OR IN
PART, WITHIN A COUNTY IN WHICH ONE OR MORE RESIDENTS HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED
TO BE DIAGNOSED WITH CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019  (COVID-19)  AND  NOTWITH-
STANDING SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION, FOR PETITIONS MADE IN THE YEAR
TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY, THE SIGNATURE REQUIREMENT NUMBERS STATED IN PARA-
GRAPHS (A) THROUGH (L) OF SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF  THIS  SECTION  SHALL  BE
REDUCED BY ONE-THIRD, ROUNDED DOWN TO THE NEAREST WHOLE NUMBER.
  §  2.  Section  6-142  of  the election law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3. FOR INDEPENDENT NOMINATIONS FOR POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS,  WHOLLY  OR
IN  PART,  WITHIN  A  COUNTY  IN  WHICH  ONE OR MORE RESIDENTS HAVE BEEN
CONFIRMED TO BE DIAGNOSED WITH CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019  (COVID-19)  AND
NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION, FOR NOMINATIONS MADE IN
THE  YEAR  TWO THOUSAND TWENTY, THE SIGNATURE REQUIREMENT NUMBERS STATED
IN PARAGRAPHS (A) THROUGH (I) OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS  SECTION  SHALL
BE REDUCED BY ONE-THIRD, ROUNDED DOWN TO THE NEAREST WHOLE NUMBER.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15743-01-0