senate Bill S7178

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to canvass of ballots cast by certain voters

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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
Mar 03, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.437
substituted for a9007
Jan 23, 2020 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 13, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.102
Jan 10, 2020 referred to rules

S7178 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9007
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §9-209, El L (as proposed in S.3045-B & A.1320-A)

S7178 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to canvass of ballots cast by certain voters.

S7178 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7178 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7178

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to canvass of ballots cast
  by certain voters

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph  (v)  of  paragraph  (a) of subdivision 2 of
section 9-209 of the election law, as added by a chapter of the laws  of
2019  amending  the  election law relating to canvass of ballots cast by
certain voters, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S.  3045-B  and
A. 1320-A, is amended to read as follows:
  (v) If the board of elections determines that a person was entitled to
vote  at  such election, the board shall cast and canvass such ballot if
such board finds that the voter substantially complied with the require-
ments of this chapter. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBPARAGRAPH,  SUBSTANTIALLY
COMPLIED  SHALL  MEAN  THE  BOARD  CAN DETERMINE THE VOTER'S ELIGIBILITY
BASED ON THE STATEMENT OF THE AFFIANT OR RECORDS OF THE BOARD.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the  same  date  and  in  the  same
manner as a chapter of the laws of 2019 amending the election law relat-
ing  to canvass of ballots cast by certain voters, as proposed in legis-
lative bills numbers S. 3045-B and A. 1320-A, takes effect.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02909-06-0

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