senate Bill S7565B

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides for absentee voting in village elections and extends provisions relating to absentee voting

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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
Jan 21, 2022 signed chap.2
delivered to governor
Jan 19, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.6
substituted for a8432a
Jan 10, 2022 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.10
reported and committed to rules
Jan 06, 2022 print number 7565b
Jan 06, 2022 amend and recommit to elections
Jan 05, 2022 referred to elections
Jan 04, 2022 print number 7565a
Jan 04, 2022 amend and recommit to rules
Dec 03, 2021 referred to rules

Votes

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Jan 18, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S7565B
13
7
committee
13
Aye
7
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 10, 2022 - Elections committee Vote

S7565B
5
2
committee
5
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: Jan 10, 2022

nay (2)

Jan 10, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S7565B
13
7
committee
13
Aye
7
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S7565 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8432
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2, Chap 139 of 2020; amd §§15-120 & 15-122, El L

S7565 - Summary

Permits voting by absentee ballot where there is a risk of contracting or spreading a disease that may cause illness to the voter or to other members of the public.

S7565 - Sponsor Memo

S7565 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7565
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             December 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend chapter 139 of the laws of 2020  amending  the  election
   law  relating  to  absentee  voting,  in relation to the effectiveness
   thereof

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section 2 of chapter 139 of the laws of 2020 amending the
 election law relating to absentee voting, is amended to read as follows:
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
 deemed repealed [January] FEBRUARY 1, [2022] 2024.
   §  2.  This act shall take effect immediately, except that if this act
 shall have become a law on or after December 31,  2021  this  act  shall
 take  effect  immediately and shall be deemed to have been in full force
 and effect on and after December 31, 2021.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13908-01-1


Co-Sponsors

S7565A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8432
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2, Chap 139 of 2020; amd §§15-120 & 15-122, El L

S7565A - Summary

Permits voting by absentee ballot where there is a risk of contracting or spreading a disease that may cause illness to the voter or to other members of the public.

S7565A - Sponsor Memo

S7565A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7565--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             December 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. BIAGGI, BROUK -- read twice and ordered printed, and
   when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Rules -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend chapter 139 of the laws of 2020  amending  the  election
   law  relating  to  absentee  voting,  in relation to the effectiveness
   thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section 2 of chapter 139 of the laws of 2020 amending the
 election law relating to absentee voting, is amended to read as follows:
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
 deemed repealed [January 1] DECEMBER 31, 2022.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13908-02-1


Co-Sponsors

S7565B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8432
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2, Chap 139 of 2020; amd §§15-120 & 15-122, El L

S7565B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits voting by absentee ballot where there is a risk of contracting or spreading a disease that may cause illness to the voter or to other members of the public.

S7565B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7565B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7565--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             December 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. BIAGGI, BROUK -- read twice and ordered printed, and
   when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Rules -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee -- recommitted to  the  Committee  on  Elections  in
   accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  election law, in relation to absentee voting in
   village elections; to amend chapter 139 of the laws of  2020  amending
   the  election  law  relating  to  absentee  voting, in relation to the
   effectiveness  thereof;  and  providing  for  the  repeal  of  certain
   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 2 of chapter 139 of the laws of 2020  amending  the
 election law relating to absentee voting, is amended to read as follows:
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect immediately and shall expire and be
 deemed repealed [January 1] DECEMBER 31, 2022.
   § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 15-120 of the election law,  as  amended
 by  chapter 289 of the laws of 2014, paragraph (c) as amended by chapter
 322 of the laws of 2021, is amended to read as follows:
   1. A qualified voter of a village may vote as an absentee voter  under
 this  section  if during all the hours of voting on the day of a general
 or special village election he or she will be:
   (a) absent from the county of his or her residence; or
   (b) unable to appear at the polling place because of illness or  phys-
 ical  disability,  or  duties related to the primary care of one or more
 individuals who are ill or physically disabled, or  because  he  or  she
 will  be  or  is a patient in a hospital, PROVIDED THAT, FOR PURPOSES OF
 THIS  PARAGRAPH,  "ILLNESS"  SHALL  INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT  BE  LIMITED  TO,
 INSTANCES  WHERE  A  VOTER IS UNABLE TO APPEAR PERSONALLY AT THE POLLING
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13908-05-2

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