senate Bill S3145A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to ballot proposals

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Current Bill Status Via A112 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 01, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.164
substituted for s3145a
Apr 01, 2019 substituted by a112a
Mar 27, 2019 amended on third reading 3145a
Mar 27, 2019 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Mar 25, 2019 recommitted to election law
substitution reconsidered
Mar 18, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.123
substituted for a112
Mar 05, 2019 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 28, 2019 advanced to third reading
Feb 27, 2019 2nd report cal.
Feb 26, 2019 1st report cal.164
Feb 04, 2019 referred to elections

Votes

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Feb 25, 2019 - Elections committee Vote

S3145
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 25, 2019

S3145 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A112
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7-110, El L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A9923

S3145 - Summary

Relates to indicating the placement of ballot proposals.

S3145 - Sponsor Memo

S3145 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3145

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MYRIE  -- 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 ballot proposals

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

  Section  1.  Section  7-110 of the election law, as amended by chapter
647 of the laws of 1982, is amended to read as follows:
  § 7-110. Ballots; form for ballot proposals.  Ballot  proposals  shall
appear  on  the  voting  machine or ballot in a separate section. At the
left of, or below or above,  each  proposal  shall  appear  two  [voting
levers  or  two]  voting  OVALS OR squares[, each at least one-half inch
square]. Next to the first [lever or square] shall be printed  the  word
"Yes,"  and  next  to  the second [lever or square] shall be printed the
word "No." The proposals shall be numbered consecutively on  the  voting
machine  or ballot. The number of each proposal shall appear in front of
its designation as an amendment, proposition or question in the  follow-
ing  form:    "Proposal  one, an amendment; proposal two, a proposition;
proposal three, a question".  IF THE BALLOT PROPOSAL SECTION APPEARS  ON
THE  BALLOT  FACE  OPPOSITE  THE  CANDIDATES,  A BALLOT INSTRUCTION IN A
FORMAT PROVIDED BY THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS,  WHICH  MAY  INCLUDE  A
GRAPHIC ARROW, SHALL INDICATE THE BALLOT IS TWO-SIDED.
  §  2.  This  act  shall  take effect on the fifteenth of December next
succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01045-01-9

S3145A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A112
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7-110, El L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A9923

S3145A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to indicating the placement of ballot proposals.

S3145A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3145A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3145--A
    Cal. No. 164

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MYRIE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Elections  --  reported
  favorably  from  said  committee,  ordered to first and second report,
  ordered to a third reading, passed by  Senate  and  delivered  to  the
  Assembly,  recalled,  vote  reconsidered,  restored  to third reading,
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third reading

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to ballot proposals

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

  Section 1. Section 7-110 of the election law, as  amended  by  chapter
647 of the laws of 1982, is amended to read as follows:
  §  7-110.  Ballots;  form for ballot proposals. Ballot proposals shall
appear on the voting machine or ballot in a  separate  section.  At  the
left of, or below or above, each proposal shall appear two voting levers
or  two  voting squares, each at least one-half inch square. Next to the
first lever or square shall be printed the word "Yes," and next  to  the
second  lever  or  square  shall be printed the word "No." The proposals
shall be numbered consecutively on the voting  machine  or  ballot.  The
number  of  each proposal shall appear in front of its designation as an
amendment, proposition or question in the  following  form:    "Proposal
one,  an amendment; proposal two, a proposition; proposal three, a ques-
tion".  IF THE BALLOT PROPOSAL SECTION APPEARS ON THE BALLOT FACE  OPPO-
SITE  THE  CANDIDATES,  A BALLOT INSTRUCTION IN A FORMAT PROVIDED BY THE
STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, WHICH MAY INCLUDE A GRAPHIC ARROW, SHALL INDI-
CATE THE BALLOT IS TWO-SIDED.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on  the  fifteenth  of  December  next
succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01045-03-9

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