assembly Bill A1819A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to state party names

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Current Bill Status Via S1851 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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May 25, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.423
substituted for a1819a
May 25, 2022 substituted by s1851a
May 05, 2022 amended on third reading 1819a
Feb 17, 2022 advanced to third reading cal.423
Feb 14, 2022 reported
Jan 05, 2022 referred to election law
May 19, 2021 reported referred to rules
Jan 11, 2021 referred to election law

Votes

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May 11, 2022 - Elections committee Vote

S1851
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2
committee
4
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 11, 2022

nay (2)
excused (1)

May 10, 2021 - Elections committee Vote

S1851
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2
committee
5
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 10, 2021

nay (2)

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A1819 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1851
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2-124, rpld §2-124 sub 4, El L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A2600, S1628

A1819 - Summary

Prohibits a state party from using the word "Independent" or "Independence" in its name.

A1819 - 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  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. DINOWITZ, GOTTFRIED, GALEF, CARROLL, FERNANDEZ,
   HEVESI, JACOBSON, L. ROSENTHAL, PICHARDO, GLICK,  ABINANTI  --  Multi-
   Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.  COOK,  SIMON,  WALCZYK -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Election Law
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to  prohibition  of  state
   party  names; and to repeal subdivision 4 of section 2-124 of such law
   relating thereto
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section 2-124 of the election law, as
 amended by chapter 9 of the laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:
   2. The name of a party shall be in the English language and shall  not
 include  the  words  "American",  "United States", "National", "New York
 State", "INDEPENDENCE" OR  "INDEPENDENT",  OR  "Empire  State",  or  any
 abbreviation  OR PLURAL thereof, nor the name or part of the name, or an
 abbreviation of the name, of an existing party.  The emblem  chosen  may
 be a star, an animal, an anchor, or any other proper symbol, but may not
 be  the  same as or similar to any emblem, insignia, symbol or flag used
 by any political or governmental body, agency or entity  nor  any  reli-
 gious  emblem, insignia, symbol or flag, nor the portrait of any person,
 nor the representation of a coin  or  of  the  currency  of  the  United
 States.  The name and emblem chosen shall not be similar to or likely to
 create confusion with the name or emblem of any other existing party  or
 independent body.
   § 2. Subdivision 4 of section 2-124 of the election law is REPEALED.
   §  3.  This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to poli-
 tical parties in existence on and after January 1, 2022.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05293-01-1

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A1819A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1851
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2-124, rpld §2-124 sub 4, El L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A2600, S1628

A1819A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits a state party from using the word "Independent" or "Independence" in its name.

A1819A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1819--A
                                                         Cal. No. 423
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. DINOWITZ, GOTTFRIED, GALEF, CARROLL, FERNANDEZ,
   HEVESI, JACOBSON, L. ROSENTHAL, GLICK,  ABINANTI,  KELLES,  SAYEGH  --
   Multi-Sponsored  by  -- M. of A. COOK, SIMON, WALCZYK -- read once and
   referred to the Committee  on  Election  Law  --  recommitted  to  the
   Committee  on  Election Law in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2
   -- reported from committee, advanced to a third reading,  amended  and
   ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the election law, in relation to prohibition of state
   party names; and to repeal subdivision 4 of section 2-124 of such  law
   relating thereto
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 2-124  of  the  election  law,  as
 amended by chapter 9 of the laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:
   2.  The name of a party shall be in the English language and shall not
 include the words "American", "United  States",  "National",  "New  York
 State",  "INDEPENDENCE"  OR  "INDEPENDENT",  OR  "Empire  State", or any
 abbreviation OR PLURAL thereof, nor the name or part of the name, or  an
 abbreviation  of  the name, of an existing party.  The emblem chosen may
 be a star, an animal, an anchor, or any other proper symbol, but may not
 be the same as or similar to any emblem, insignia, symbol or  flag  used
 by  any  political  or governmental body, agency or entity nor any reli-
 gious emblem, insignia, symbol or flag, nor the portrait of any  person,
 nor  the  representation  of  a  coin  or  of the currency of the United
 States. The name and emblem chosen shall not be similar to or likely  to
 create  confusion with the name or emblem of any other existing party or
 independent body.
   § 2. Subdivision 4 of section 2-124 of the election law is REPEALED.
   § 3. Any political party name or emblem in use on the  effective  date
 of  this  act  which  violates  the  provisions  of section 2-124 of the
 election law as amended by this act shall be  required  to  change  such
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.