assembly Bill A3356

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Reduces the number of signatures for designating petitions

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Current Bill Status Via S2733 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 28, 2021 signed chap.22
Jan 27, 2021 delivered to governor
Jan 26, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.15
substituted for a3356
Jan 26, 2021 substituted by s2733
rules report cal.15
reported
reported referred to rules
Jan 23, 2021 referred to election law

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A3356 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2733
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6-136, El L

A3356 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Reduces the number of signatures for designating petitions; provides dates for the signing and filing of designating petitions in 2021.

A3356 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3356
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 23, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. BICHOTTE HERMELYN -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on Election Law
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to reducing the numbers of
   signatures for designating petitions; and providing for the repeal  of
   such provisions upon expiration thereof

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 6-136  of  the  election  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  79  of  the laws of 1992, the opening paragraph as
 amended by chapter 659 of the  laws  of  1994  and  paragraph  (c-1)  as
 amended  by  chapter  418  of  the  laws  of 1993, is amended to read as
 follows:
   2. All other petitions must be signed by not less than [five] ONE  AND
 ONE-HALF  per  centum, as determined by the preceding enrollment, of the
 then enrolled voters of the party residing within the political unit  in
 which  the  office  or  position is to be voted for (excluding voters in
 inactive status), provided,  however,  that  for  the  following  public
 offices the number of signatures need not exceed the following limits:
   (a)  [For]  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF THE NEW YORK CITY CHARTER
 PROVIDING FOR GREATER THRESHOLDS TO THE CONTRARY, FOR any office  to  be
 filled  by  all  voters  of  the  city of New York, [seven thousand five
 hundred] TWO THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED FIFTY signatures;
   (b) [For] NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF THE NEW YORK  CITY  CHARTER
 PROVIDING  FOR  GREATER THRESHOLDS TO THE CONTRARY, FOR any office to be
 filled by all the voters of any county or borough within the city of New
 York, [four thousand] ONE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED signatures;
   (c) [For] NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF THE NEW YORK  CITY  CHARTER
 PROVIDING  FOR  GREATER THRESHOLDS TO THE CONTRARY, FOR any office to be
 filled in the city of New York by all the voters of any municipal  court
 district, [one thousand five hundred] FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY signatures;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08838-05-1