senate Bill S5184

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to military voters and ballots for certain elections

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 14, 2019 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 06, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2019 1st report cal.498
Apr 12, 2019 referred to education

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S5184 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7293
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2018-d, amd §2613, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3824
2015-2016: S4664
2017-2018: S2976, A11052

S5184 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to military voters and ballots for election of members of the board of education and school district public library trustees, and the adoption of the annual budget and school district public library budget and referenda.

S5184 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5184 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5184

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 12, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MAYER, LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  military  voters  and
  ballots  for  election of members of the board of education and school
  district public library trustees, and the adoption of the annual budg-
  et and school district public library budget and referenda

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 2018-d
to read as follows:
  §  2018-D.  MILITARY VOTERS. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING
TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "MILITARY SERVICE" MEANS THE MILITARY SERVICE OF THE STATE, OR  OF
THE  UNITED  STATES,  INCLUDING THE ARMY, NAVY, MARINE CORPS, AIR FORCE,
COAST GUARD, MERCHANT MARINE AND ALL COMPONENTS THEREOF, AND  THE  COAST
AND  GEODETIC SURVEY, THE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, THE NATIONAL GUARD WHEN
IN THE SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES PURSUANT TO CALL AS PROVIDED BY LAW,
AND THE CADETS OR MIDSHIPMEN OF  THE  UNITED  STATES  MILITARY  ACADEMY,
UNITED  STATES NAVAL ACADEMY, UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ACADEMY AND UNITED
STATES COAST GUARD ACADEMY.
  (B) "MILITARY VOTER" MEANS A QUALIFIED VOTER OF THE STATE OF NEW  YORK
WHO  IS  IN ACTUAL MILITARY SERVICE, AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS
SUBDIVISION, AND BY REASON OF SUCH MILITARY SERVICE IS ABSENT  FROM  HIS
OR  HER  DISTRICT ON THE DAY OF REGISTRATION OR ELECTION, OR A VOTER WHO
IS DISCHARGED FROM SUCH  MILITARY  SERVICE  WITHIN  THIRTY  DAYS  OF  AN
ELECTION AND THE SPOUSE, PARENT, CHILD OR DEPENDENT OF SUCH VOTER ACCOM-
PANYING OR BEING WITH HIM OR HER, IF A QUALIFIED VOTER AND A RESIDENT OF
THE SAME SCHOOL DISTRICT.
  (C)  "MILITARY BALLOT" MEANS THE BALLOT PREPARED, PRINTED AND SUPPLIED
FOR USE BY THE MILITARY FOR THE ELECTION OF  MEMBERS  OF  THE  BOARD  OF
EDUCATION  AND  SCHOOL DISTRICT PUBLIC LIBRARY TRUSTEES, THE ADOPTION OF

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

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