senate Bill S8796A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Allows certain party designations and nominations to be made via video teleconference upon notice to the members of the respective committee

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 21, 2020 approval memo.6
signed chap.142
Aug 10, 2020 delivered to governor
Jul 23, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.341
substituted for a10733a
Jul 22, 2020 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.968
Jul 21, 2020 reported and committed to rules
Jul 17, 2020 print number 8796a
Jul 17, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to elections
Jul 16, 2020 committee discharged and committed to elections
referred to rules

Votes

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Jul 22, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S8796A
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 21, 2020 - Elections committee Vote

S8796A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: Jul 21, 2020

S8796 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10733
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6-100, El L

S8796 - Summary

Allows certain party designations and nominations to be made via video teleconference upon notice to the members of the respective committee; and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.

S8796 - Sponsor Memo

S8796 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8796
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               July 16, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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 allowing certain  party
   designations  and  nominations  to be made via video teleconference or
   conference call upon notice to the members of the  respective  commit-
   tee;  and  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration
   thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  6-100  of the election law is amended to read as
 follows:
   § 6-100. Nominations and designations; generally.  1.  Nomination  and
 designation  of  candidates for election to public office or party posi-
 tion are governed by this article.
   2. ALL PARTY  DESIGNATIONS  AND  NOMINATIONS,  EXCEPT  FOR  A  PRIMARY
 ELECTION,  MAY  BE MADE VIA VIDEO TELECONFERENCE OR CONFERENCE CALL UPON
 NOTICE TO THE MEMBERS OF THE RESPECTIVE COMMITTEE BY MAIL,  EMAIL,  TEXT
 OR  TELEPHONE  CALL  AT  LEAST TWELVE HOURS BEFORE SUCH MEETING. CERTIF-
 ICATES OF DESIGNATION  OR  NOMINATION,  MINUTES,  AUTHORIZATIONS  AND/OR
 ACCEPTANCES  MAY BE EXECUTED IN SEPARATE ACTS BY THE SIGNATORIES THERETO
 AND WHERE ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS OR OATHS ARE REQUIRED, THEY MAY BE  PERFORMED
 OR  ADMINISTERED REMOTELY AND PURSUANT TO EXECUTIVE ORDER 202.7 ALLOWING
 NOTARIZATIONS TO BE PERFORMED USING COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
 deemed repealed on December 31, 2020.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD16776-01-0


Co-Sponsors

S8796A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10733
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6-100, El L

S8796A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows certain party designations and nominations to be made via video teleconference upon notice to the members of the respective committee; and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.

S8796A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8796A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8796--A
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               July 16, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. STAVISKY, LIU -- read twice and ordered printed, and
   when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Rules -- committee
   discharged and said bill committed to the Committee  on  Elections  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to allowing certain  party
   designations  and nominations to be made via video teleconference upon
   notice to the members of the respective committee; and  providing  for
   the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 6-100 of the election law is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   §  6-100.  Nominations  and designations; generally. 1. Nomination and
 designation of candidates for election to public office or  party  posi-
 tion are governed by this article.
   2.  ALL  PARTY  DESIGNATIONS  AND  NOMINATIONS,  EXCEPT  FOR A PRIMARY
 ELECTION, MAY BE MADE  VIA  VIDEO  TELECONFERENCE  UPON  NOTICE  TO  THE
 MEMBERS  OF  THE  RESPECTIVE COMMITTEE BY MAIL, EMAIL, TEXT OR TELEPHONE
 CALL AT LEAST TWELVE HOURS BEFORE SUCH MEETING. CERTIFICATES  OF  DESIG-
 NATION  OR NOMINATION, MINUTES, AUTHORIZATIONS AND/OR ACCEPTANCES MAY BE
 EXECUTED IN SEPARATE ACTS BY THE SIGNATORIES THERETO AND WHERE  ACKNOWL-
 EDGEMENTS  OR  OATHS ARE REQUIRED, THEY MAY BE PERFORMED OR ADMINISTERED
 REMOTELY AND PURSUANT TO EXECUTIVE ORDER 202.7 ALLOWING NOTARIZATIONS TO
 BE PERFORMED USING COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
 deemed repealed on December 31, 2020.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD16776-02-0


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