assembly Bill A778

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes ballot by mail by removing cause for absentee ballot voting

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Current Bill Status Via S1049 - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 07, 2019 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 15, 2019 delivered to secretary of state
Jan 14, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.7
substituted for a778
Feb 06, 2019 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 14, 2019 substituted by s1049
rules report cal.7
reported
reported referred to rules
reported referred to judiciary
Jan 11, 2019 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 10, 2019 referred to election law

Votes

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Jan 14, 2019 - Judiciary committee Vote

S1049
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 14, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S1049
16
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committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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A778 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1049
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 2 §2, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5099
2011-2012: A5202
2013-2014: A4526
2015-2016: A4456, A3874, S4456
2017-2018: A7363, A7623, A8200, S840

A778 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes ballot by mail by removing cause for absentee ballot voting.

A778 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   778

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. VANEL, LAVINE, HEASTIE, CUSICK, LUPARDO, GOTT-
  FRIED, PAULIN, AUBRY, SIMOTAS,  GALEF,  LIFTON,  ABINANTI,  ZEBROWSKI,
  COLTON,  CARROLL,  WEPRIN,  BARNWELL,  SEAWRIGHT,  RAMOS, SIMON, OTIS,
  GLICK, SCHIMMINGER, DINOWITZ, JONES, BUCHWALD, L. ROSENTHAL,  WALLACE,
  ENGLEBRIGHT, JAFFEE, HYNDMAN, BURKE, CRUZ, EICHENSTEIN, EPSTEIN, FALL,
  GRIFFIN,  JACOBSON, McMAHON, RAYNOR, REYES, ROMEO, WEINSTEIN -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRONSON,  PERRY,  THIELE  --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Election Law

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to section 2 of article 2 of the constitution, in
  relation  to authorizing ballot by mail by removing cause for absentee
  ballot voting

  Section 1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section 2 of  article
2 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  §  2.  The legislature may, by general law, provide a manner in which,
and the time and place at which, qualified voters [who,  on  the  occur-
rence  of any election, may be absent from the county of their residence
or, if residents of the city of New York, from the city,  and  qualified
voters  who,  on the occurrence of any election, may be unable to appear
personally at the polling place because of illness or physical disabili-
ty,] may vote and for the return and  canvass  of  their  votes  IN  ANY
ELECTION.
  §  2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment be
referred to the first regular legislative session  convening  after  the
next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD89004-01-9

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