assembly Bill A4234

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to decreasing the number of signatures needed for designating petitions and independent nominations in counties with coronavirus 2019

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Feb 01, 2021 referred to election law

A4234 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5900
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6-136 & 6-142, El L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10160, S8112

A4234 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Decreases the number of signatures needed for designating petitions and independent nominations by one-third for political subdivisions, wholly or in part, within a county in which one or more residents have been confirmed to be diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) for year two thousand twenty-one.

A4234 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4234
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. SAYEGH -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Election Law
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the election law, in relation to decreasing the number
   of signatures needed for designating petitions and  independent  nomi-
   nations in counties with coronavirus 2019

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 6-136 of the election law is amended  by  adding  a
 new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
   6.  FOR DESIGNATING PETITIONS FOR POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS, WHOLLY OR IN
 PART, WITHIN A COUNTY IN WHICH ONE OR MORE RESIDENTS HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED
 TO BE DIAGNOSED WITH CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019  (COVID-19)  AND  NOTWITH-
 STANDING SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION, FOR PETITIONS MADE IN THE YEAR
 TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-ONE,  THE  SIGNATURE REQUIREMENT NUMBERS STATED IN
 PARAGRAPHS (A) THROUGH (L) OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION  SHALL  BE
 REDUCED BY ONE-THIRD, ROUNDED DOWN TO THE NEAREST WHOLE NUMBER.
   §  2.  Section  6-142  of  the election law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 3 to read as follows:
   3. FOR INDEPENDENT NOMINATIONS FOR POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS,  WHOLLY  OR
 IN  PART,  WITHIN  A  COUNTY  IN  WHICH  ONE OR MORE RESIDENTS HAVE BEEN
 CONFIRMED TO BE DIAGNOSED WITH CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019  (COVID-19)  AND
 NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION, FOR NOMINATIONS MADE IN
 THE  YEAR  TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-ONE,  THE SIGNATURE REQUIREMENT NUMBERS
 STATED IN PARAGRAPHS (A) THROUGH (I) OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS  SECTION
 SHALL BE REDUCED BY ONE-THIRD, ROUNDED DOWN TO THE NEAREST WHOLE NUMBER.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02581-01-1