senate Bill S8467

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the convening of meetings by county election committees during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Current Bill Status - Stricken

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jul 08, 2020 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jun 03, 2020 referred to elections

S8467 (ACTIVE) - Details

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S8467 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the convening of meetings by county election committees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

S8467 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8467 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 3, 2020

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

AN ACT in relation to the  convening  of  meetings  by  county  election
  committees  during the COVID-19 pandemic; and providing for the repeal
  of such provisions upon expiration thereof


  Section  1.  Notwithstanding  the  provisions  of section 2-112 of the
election law or any other provision of law, rule or  regulation  to  the
contrary,  county  committees  shall  meet  and  organize as provided in
section 2-112 of the election law between 100 and  120  days  after  the
Governor  has  declared  that  the social distancing restrictions imple-
mented in response to the novel coronavirus  (COVID-19)  pandemic  state
disaster  emergency  declared by Executive Order Number 202 of 2020 have
been eased sufficiently to allow meetings in excess of 500  persons,  or
in  cities  with a population in excess of one million, 1000 persons, to
be legally convened. Such county committees, elected and organized prior
to January 1, 2020 and their  previously  elected  officers,  rules  and
members,  shall  continue  to  possess  and exercise all legal authority
until after such subsequent organization as provided in this act.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
deemed repealed June 30, 2021.

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


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