assembly Bill A9376

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the time period during which absentee ballots shall be mailed or delivered after an application for such ballot is received by the board of elections

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Feb 23, 2022 referred to election law

A9376 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S516
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8-406, El L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8917

A9376 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the time period during which absentee ballots shall be mailed or delivered after an application for such ballot is received by the board of elections.

A9376 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9376
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 23, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. WALKER -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Election Law
 
 AN  ACT to amend the election law, in relation to the time period during
   which absentee ballots shall be mailed or delivered after an  applica-
   tion for such ballot is received by the board of elections
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 8-406 of the election law, as  amended  by  chapter
 296 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
   §  8-406.  Absentee ballots, delivery of. If the board shall find that
 the applicant is a qualified voter of the election  district  containing
 his  OR  HER residence as stated in his OR HER statement and that his OR
 HER statement is sufficient, it shall, as soon as practicable  after  it
 shall have determined his OR HER right thereto, mail to him OR HER at an
 address  designated  by  him OR HER, or deliver to him OR HER, or to any
 person designated for such purpose in writing by  him  OR  HER,  at  the
 office  of  the board, such an absentee voter's ballot or set of ballots
 and an envelope therefor. SUCH MAILING  OR  DELIVERY  AT  THE  BOARD  OF
 ELECTIONS  SHALL  OCCUR NO LATER THAN THE FORTY-SIXTH DAY BEFORE THE DAY
 OF THE ELECTION IF THE APPLICATION WAS RECEIVED BY THE  BOARD  AT  LEAST
 SIXTY  DAYS  BEFORE  THE DAY OF THE ELECTION; AND IF THE APPLICATION WAS
 RECEIVED BY THE BOARD AFTER THE SIXTIETH  DAY  BEFORE  THE  DAY  OF  THE
 ELECTION,  BUT  NO  LATER THAN THE FORTY-SIXTH DAY BEFORE THE DAY OF THE
 ELECTION, THE BOARD SHALL MAIL OR DELIVER AT THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS  THE
 ABSENTEE BALLOT NO LATER THAN THE FORTY-SECOND DAY BEFORE THE DAY OF THE
 ELECTION;  AND  IF  THE  APPLICATION WAS RECEIVED BY THE BOARD AFTER THE
 FORTY-SIXTH DAY BEFORE THE DAY OF THE ELECTION, BUT NO  LATER  THAN  THE
 THIRTIETH  DAY  BEFORE  THE DAY OF THE ELECTION, THE BOARD SHALL MAIL OR
 DELIVER AT THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS THE ABSENTEE BALLOT WITHIN  FOUR  DAYS
 OF RECEIVING THE ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATION; AND IF THE APPLICATION WAS
 RECEIVED  BY  THE  BOARD  AFTER  THE THIRTIETH DAY BEFORE THE DAY OF THE
 ELECTION, BUT NO LATER THAN THE FIFTEENTH DAY  BEFORE  THE  DAY  OF  THE
 ELECTION,  THE BOARD SHALL MAIL OR DELIVER AT THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS THE
 ABSENTEE BALLOT WITHIN THREE  DAYS  OF  RECEIVING  THE  ABSENTEE  BALLOT
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.