assembly Bill A6220

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to absentee voting by residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities

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Current Bill Status Via S1644 - 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
Jul 16, 2021 signed chap.279
Jul 12, 2021 delivered to governor
Apr 27, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
Apr 19, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.208
substituted for a6220
Apr 19, 2021 substituted by s1644
Mar 25, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.208
Mar 23, 2021 reported
Mar 10, 2021 referred to election law

A6220 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1644
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8-407, El L

A6220 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to absentee voting by residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities; provides that inspectors of the board of elections shall not physically deliver ballots to residents of such facilities.

A6220 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6220
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. LUNSFORD -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Election Law
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  election law, in relation to absentee voting by
   residents of nursing homes and other long-term  care  facilities;  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. Section 8-407 of the election law is amended  by  adding  a
 new subdivision 16 to read as follows:
   16. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS SECTION TO THE CONTRA-
 RY,  INSPECTORS  OF  THE  BOARD SHALL NOT ATTEND AND/OR VISIT FACILITIES
 COVERED UNDER THIS SECTION, AND SHALL NOT PHYSICALLY DELIVER BALLOTS  TO
 RESIDENTS   OF  SUCH  FACILITIES  IN-PERSON  FOR  PRIMARY  ELECTIONS  OR
 ELECTIONS HELD ON OR PRIOR TO DECEMBER FIRST, TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-ONE.
 BOARDS  OF  ELECTIONS  SHALL  MAIL OR DELIVER ABSENTEE BALLOTS TO VOTERS
 RESIDING IN SUCH FACILITIES IN THE SAME MANNER AS ABSENTEE  BALLOTS  ARE
 DELIVERED TO OTHER ABSENTEE VOTERS PURSUANT TO THIS TITLE.
   §  2.  This act shall take effect immediately and shall expire January
 1, 2022 when upon such date the provisions of this act shall  be  deemed
 repealed.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08507-02-1