assembly Bill A2682A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts the voter friendly ballot act; repealer

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 11, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.33
substituted for a2682a
Mar 11, 2019 substituted by s2300a
Mar 04, 2019 amended on third reading 2682a
Mar 04, 2019 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to assembly
recalled from senate
Feb 11, 2019 referred to elections
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 31, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.33
Jan 28, 2019 reported
Jan 24, 2019 referred to election law

Votes

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Feb 25, 2019 - Elections committee Vote

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Committee Vote: Feb 25, 2019

aye wr (1)

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A2682 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2300
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §7-108, amd El L, generally
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A7492
2013-2014: A204
2015-2016: A3389
2017-2018: A3379, A9607, S7538

A2682 - Summary

Enacts the voter friendly ballot act; relates to the form of the ballot for elections; removes additional provisions for primary elections for New York city.

A2682 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2682

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. LAVINE, CUSICK, PAULIN, L. ROSENTHAL, LUPARDO,
  BUCHWALD, JAFFEE,  ABINANTI,  SIMON,  DINOWITZ,  BLAKE,  FAHY,  ROZIC,
  LIFTON,  CARROLL,  GALEF,  TAYLOR  --  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A.
  GLICK, RODRIGUEZ, THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on
  Election Law

AN ACT to amend the election law, in  relation  to  enacting  the  voter
  friendly  ballot act; and to repeal section 7-108 of such law relating
  to the form of ballots

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "voter friendly ballot act".
  § 2. Paragraph a of subdivision 3 of section  7-102  of  the  election
law,  as added by chapter 371 of the laws of 1990, is amended to read as
follows:
  a. In the event that a candidate in a primary election  believes  that
the  name  of  another candidate for the same office or position at such
election is sufficiently similar to his OR HERS so as to cause confusion
among the voters, such candidate may, not later than five days after the
last day to file the certificates or petitions of designation, file with
the board of elections with which  such  certificates  or  petitions  of
designation  are  filed, a request that such board determine that such a
sufficient similarity exists.
  § 3.  Section 7-104 of the election law, as amended by chapter 165  of
the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  §  7-104.  Ballots; form of[, voting machine]. 1. All ballots shall be
printed and/or displayed in a format and arrangement,  of  such  uniform
size  and style as will fit the ballot [frame], and shall be in as plain
and clear a type or display as the space will reasonably  permit,  USING
ONLY  SANS  SERIF  PRINT FONTS. Such type or display on the ballot shall

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02454-01-9

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A2682A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2300
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §7-108, amd El L, generally
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A7492
2013-2014: A204
2015-2016: A3389
2017-2018: A3379, A9607, S7538

A2682A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the voter friendly ballot act; relates to the form of the ballot for elections; removes additional provisions for primary elections for New York city.

A2682A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2682--A
                                                         Cal. No. 33

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. LAVINE, CUSICK, PAULIN, L. ROSENTHAL, LUPARDO,
  BUCHWALD, JAFFEE,  ABINANTI,  SIMON,  DINOWITZ,  BLAKE,  FAHY,  ROZIC,
  LIFTON,  CARROLL,  GALEF,  TAYLOR, D'URSO, QUART, GRIFFIN, JACOBSON --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. GLICK, RODRIGUEZ,  THIELE,  WALCZYK  --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Election Law -- advanced to
  a  third  reading,  passed  by  Assembly  and delivered to the Senate,
  recalled from the Senate, vote  reconsidered,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  election law, in relation to enacting the voter
  friendly ballot act; and to repeal section 7-108 of such law  relating
  to the form of ballots

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "voter friendly ballot act".
  §  2.  Paragraph  a  of subdivision 3 of section 7-102 of the election
law, as added by chapter 371 of the laws of 1990, is amended to read  as
follows:
  a.  In  the event that a candidate in a primary election believes that
the name of another candidate for the same office or  position  at  such
election is sufficiently similar to his OR HERS so as to cause confusion
among the voters, such candidate may, not later than five days after the
last day to file the certificates or petitions of designation, file with
the  board  of  elections  with  which such certificates or petitions of
designation are filed, a request that such board determine that  such  a
sufficient similarity exists.
  §  3.  Section 7-104 of the election law, as amended by chapter 165 of
the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  § 7-104. Ballots; form of[, voting machine]. 1. All ballots  shall  be
printed  and/or  displayed  in a format and arrangement, of such uniform
size and style as will fit the ballot [frame], and shall be in as  plain

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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