senate Bill S1133

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the definition of the term name for purposes of designating or nominating a candidate for public office or party position

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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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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 25, 2021 signed chap.490
Oct 13, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 07, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 01, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.174
substituted for a4136
May 12, 2021 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 05, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2021 1st report cal.873
Jan 07, 2021 referred to elections

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S1133 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4136
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1-104, El L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8465, A10873

S1133 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the definition of the term "name" for purposes of designating or nominating a candidate for public office or party position.

S1133 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1133 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1133
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. LIU, BIAGGI, MAY -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to directing that the  use
   of a candidate's alternate, familiar or anglicized name is permissible
   on electoral nominating petitions and ballots

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 1-104 of the election law is amended  by  adding  a
 new subdivision 39 to read as follows:
   39. THE TERM "NAME" FOR PURPOSES OF DESIGNATING OR NOMINATING A CANDI-
 DATE  FOR  PUBLIC  OFFICE  OR  PARTY POSITION SHALL MEAN AN INDIVIDUAL'S
 FORMAL NAME OR AN ALTERNATE, ANGLICIZED, OR FAMILIAR FORM OF A  NAME  OR
 NICKNAME,  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE CANDIDATE'S PROPER NAME AS IT APPEARS ON
 HIS OR HER VOTER REGISTRATION FORM, PROVIDED THAT SUCH  NAME  IS  DEMON-
 STRATED TO BE COMMONLY USED TO IDENTIFY THE CANDIDATE IN THE CANDIDATE'S
 COMMUNITY,  DOES  NOT  INCLUDE  A DESCRIPTIVE TERM, AND FURTHER PROVIDED
 THAT THE USE OF SUCH NAME IS NOT INTENDED TO MISLEAD OR  CONFUSE  POTEN-
 TIAL  SIGNATORIES,  AND  WOULD  NOT TEND TO CONFUSE OR MISLEAD POTENTIAL
 SIGNATORIES, AS TO THE CANDIDATE'S IDENTITY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00754-01-1


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