assembly Bill A623

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes and directs the state board of elections to create an online petitioning system for designating petitions

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Jan 06, 2021 referred to election law

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A623 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1344
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6-136-a, El L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10345, S8238

A623 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes and directs the state board of elections to create an online petitioning system for designating petitions.

A623 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    623
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. CARROLL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Election Law
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to authorizing and direct-
   ing the state board of  elections  to  create  an  online  petitioning
   system for designating petitions

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The election law is amended by adding a new section 6-136-a
 to read as follows:
   § 6-136-A. ONLINE PETITIONING SYSTEM  FOR  DESIGNATING  PETITIONS.  1.
 NOTWITHSTANDING   ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW,  THE  STATE  BOARD  OF
 ELECTIONS, IN COOPERATION WITH COUNTY BOARDS OF ELECTION, IS  AUTHORIZED
 AND  DIRECTED  TO PROVIDE A SYSTEM FOR QUALIFIED VOTERS TO SIGN A DESIG-
 NATING PETITION FOR A CANDIDATE BY WAY OF A SECURE INTERNET PORTAL. SUCH
 SYSTEM SHALL:
   (A) PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION OF DESIGNATING PETITIONS FOR CANDIDATES
 FOR THE FOLLOWING OFFICES:
   (I) UNITED STATES SENATE;
   (II) UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES;
   (III) NEW YORK STATE GOVERNOR;
   (IV) NEW YORK STATE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR;
   (V) NEW YORK STATE COMPTROLLER;
   (VI) NEW YORK STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL;
   (VII) NEW YORK STATE SENATE;
   (VIII) NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY;
   (IX) COUNTY OFFICES;
   (X) TOWN OFFICES;
   (XI) CITY OFFICES;
   (XII) VILLAGE OFFICES; AND
   (XIII) SCHOOL BOARDS.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets