Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 16, 2021||
|Jul 12, 2021||
delivered to governor
|Jun 02, 2021||
returned to assembly
3rd reading cal.1360
substituted for s6855
|Jun 02, 2021||
substituted by a7478
|May 26, 2021||
ordered to third reading cal.1360
committee discharged and committed to rules
|May 19, 2021||
referred to elections
Senate Bill S6855Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A7478 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S6855 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S6855 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6855 SPONSOR: MYRIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to increasing the number of registrants an election district may contain with the approval of the county board of elections; authorizes increase of county committee PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would raise the election district registrant enrollment from a Maximum of 1,150 registrants to 2,000. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill would amend Election Law § 4-100(3) (a) revises the definition of an "election districts" to expand its maximum regis- trants from eleven hundred fifty to two thousand. Section 2 of the bill would amend subdivision one of § 2-104 of Election
2021-S6855 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6855 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 19, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MYRIE -- 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 increasing the number of registrants an election district may contain with the approval of the county board of elections; authorizes increase of county committee THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 3 of section 4-100 of the election law, as amended by chapter 659 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows: a. Each election district shall be in compact form and may not be partly within and partly without a ward, town, city, a village which has five thousand or more inhabitants and is wholly within one town, or a county legislative, assembly, senatorial or congressional district. Except as provided in paragraph b of this subdivision, election district boundaries, other than those boundaries which are coterminous with the boundaries of those political subdivisions mentioned in this paragraph, must be streets, rivers, railroad lines or other permanent character- istics of the landscape which are clearly visible to any person without the need to use any technical or mechanical device. An election district shall contain not more than nine hundred fifty registrants (excluding registrants in inactive status) or, with the approval of the county board of elections, not more than [eleven hundred fifty] TWO THOUSAND registrants (excluding registrants in inactive status), but any election district may be divided for the convenience of the voters. § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 2-104 of the election law, as amended by chapter 659 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows: 1. The county committee of each party shall be constituted by the election in each election district within such county of at least two members and of such additional members[, not in excess of two,] as the rules of the county committee of the party within the county or the EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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