senate Bill S2862

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the number of signatures for designating petitions in the year 2019

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Current Bill Status Via A2570 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 20, 2019 signed chap.17
Feb 19, 2019 delivered to governor
Feb 12, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.103
substituted for s2862
Feb 12, 2019 substituted by a2570
Feb 11, 2019 advanced to third reading
Feb 05, 2019 2nd report cal.
Feb 04, 2019 1st report cal.103
Jan 30, 2019 referred to elections

Votes

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Feb 4, 2019 - Elections committee Vote

S2862
5
2
committee
5
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: Feb 4, 2019

nay (2)

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S2862 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2570
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6-136, El L

S2862 - Summary

Relates to the number of signatures for designating petitions for 2019; provides such shall be reduced by one-quarter, rounded down to the nearest whole number.

S2862 - Sponsor Memo

S2862 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2862

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MAY  --  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 the  number  of  signa-
  tures for designating petitions in the year 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 4 to read as follows:
  4. EXCEPT FOR THE CITY OF NEW YORK AND NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISION TWO
OF THIS SECTION, FOR DESIGNATIONS MADE BY PETITION IN THE YEAR TWO THOU-
SAND  NINETEEN,  THE  SIGNATURE REQUIREMENT NUMBERS STATED IN PARAGRAPHS
(A) THROUGH (L) OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE  REDUCED  BY
ONE-QUARTER, ROUNDED DOWN TO THE NEAREST WHOLE NUMBER.
  §  2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall expire December
31, 2019 when upon such date the provisions of this act shall be  deemed
repealed.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08717-01-9

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