Assembly Actions -
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|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to elections
|Jan 16, 2021||
referred to elections
Senate Bill S1819
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S1819 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S1819 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1819 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to moving the date of the presidential primary to the same date as the state primaries PURPOSE: To consolidate the presidential primary to the same date as the already scheduled federal, state, and local primaries on the fourth Tuesday in June. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends section 8-100 of the Election Law to move the presi- dential primary election to the fourth Tuesday in June Section 2: Effective date
2021-S1819 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1819 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 16, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. SKOUFIS, HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to moving the date of the presidential primary to the same date as the state primaries THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 8-100 of the election law, as amended by chapter 5 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows: (a) A primary election shall be held on the fourth Tuesday in June before every general election unless otherwise changed by an act of the legislature. Members of the state and county committees and assembly district leaders and associate district leaders and all other party positions to be elected shall be elected at such primary and all nomi- nations for public office required to be made at a primary election in such year shall be made at such primary. In each year in which electors of president and vice president of the United States are to be elected an additional primary election[, to be known as the spring primary,] shall ALSO be held on the [first] FOURTH Tuesday in [February] JUNE unless otherwise changed by an act of the legislature, for the purpose of electing delegates to the national convention. § 2. This act shall take effect on the same date and in the same manner as the reversion of paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 8-100 of the election law as provided in section 8 of chapter 290 of the laws of 2019, as amended. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05633-01-1
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